Getting cozy

2011OctNov_EditorsPageI wait all year for October. There is nothing I like more than the return of autumn, with its crisp smells and a winsome light that never fails to squeeze my heart.

Home harvest

2011OctNov_Homeward_ReusableProduceBagsA fall bounty of new shops, products and ideas to feed your fantasies.

Branching out

2011OctNov_Homeward_BranchingOut_05Tree huggers unite. There’s enough tree-inspired décor on the market this fall to transform your home into a forest.

Elevating humble things

2011OctNov_Homeward_OddballStuff_01Who hasn’t rescued something from the rubbish bin certain they can repurpose it, only to have the unfinished project sit in a back closet making them feel foolish?

Air Dream

2011OctNov_AirDream_04A Hillsboro couple rehab their 1969 Airstream by giving it an award-winning vintage vibe.

High-rise renewal

2011OctNov_HighRiseRenewal_01Passion and craft enliven the remodel of a sleek, modern condo in downtown Portland.

Home grown

2011OctNov_HomeGrown_01Oregon style is local and global, personal and communal, earthy and ethereal. And it is ever evolving.

Coming back to comfort

As dark nights and  cool weather return, German foods and beers create a warm celebration.