Visiting the Kenton neighborhood, located in North Portland, is like visiting a place all its own. Richly steeped in history as a former meatpacking district, its residents are passionate about staying true to its roots while keeping a distinct eye on the future, and it shows in their firm dedication to maintaining a welcoming, small-town community feel. From antique shops to bakeries, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Exposed wood, nature inspired prints, low slung furniture lines and a neutral color palette are some of the many elements that make midcentury design so pleasing to the eye. In the spirit of the era from which it came, we poured ourselves a martini and went to work gathering together goods to invoke this iconic style into your own mix.
Inspired by the unfussy freshness of country living, we curated some of our favorite farmhouse accessories to help you lasso the design inspiration needed to achieve that country-home feel no matter where you live.
If you could be easier on the environment without giving up electricity or binge-watching House of Cards, would you be interested? Sure, who wouldn't be? As long as my suggestion is painless. And it is: Go to the farmers market on the weekend instead of the grocery store.