DIY: Create a Luxe Gallery Wall

Multiple parts, one dramatic statement: It’s never been easier to create a salon-style gallery wall at home.

Making Memories

The magic of winter is upon us once again. In Oregon, that means the potential for snow and ice storms, which can result in the occasional school closure. While these forced stay-cations can feel a bit daunting, they’re an excellent opportunity to engage in some creative activities with your kids. Here are a few fun ideas that involve little more than common household supplies and may even make your home more beautiful.

Geometric Wall DIY

Puji Sherer, Chief Color Nerd of Portland-based Colorhouse Paint, leads us through a few simple steps to create a colorful DIY in your little ­one’s room.

Goodwill hunting: tips from the queen of salvage

SalvageSecretsBOOKJoanne Palmisano is hunting down the old and ailing with intention to resuscitate. The author of Salvage Secrets book, blog, and soon-to-be-released TV series on the DIY Network, delights in giving creative transfusions to castoffs.