Summer love

2012JunJul_EditorsPage_RobinI have waited all year for this moment. I uncover the fire pit, dry off the chairs, pull out the cushions and begin the long road to recovery from the interminable winter and spring. Summer finally has come back to me.

View from the vineyard

2012JunJul_WineChalet_01A traditional French country home graces the Domaine Margelle Vineyards near Silverton.

The revival: Moroccan fantasy

2012JunJul_Church_01Julie Olson turned an urban church into a personal sanctuary and filled it with her Moroccan treasures, including 12-foot camel doors.

Sky high: rooftop spaces

2012JunJul_Deconstruct_01It’s one thing to create a comfortable outdoor space defined by grass, plants and trees. It’s trickier when the sky, or rather the skyline, is the limit.

Tile style

2012JunJul_IdeaBoard_02If you’re feeling that your home’s interior is a little drab, why not jazz it up with some colorful tile?

Stealing space

2012JunJul_StealingSpaceClaim the nooks and crannies hidden throughout your home.

Silkscreen beauties

2012JunJul_Homeward_SilkscreenBeauties_02Have a unique vision? Realize it in tile. Tempest Tileworks produces custom silk-screened ceramic tiles in its Portland studio that are sold through showrooms nationwide.