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Monday March 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: tess darrow of egg press

sneak peek: tess darrow of egg press

for today’s sneak peeks we’re venturing to portland, oregon. first up: tess darrow, lead designer and owner of egg press (celebrating 10 years of fine printing this year). her 1950s style ranch home has it’s own built in charm, but tess’s style really brings it to life. and after our mini “heat” wave here on…

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Monday February 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: molly of life + limb

sneak peek: molly of life + limb

portland, oregon has some of the best shops around. one of those is LIFE + LIMB, an indoor plant and modern home accessories shop run by graphic design trained molly quan. luckily for those of us not in portland, molly just opened an online shop, but today is all about her home. i’m just bummed…

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Monday January 12th, 2009

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sneak peek: studio olivine {part deux}

sneak peek: studio olivine {part deux}

when julie dutton shared the sneak peek of her portland home last month, little did we know what an amazing studio space she had been hiding from us. her letterpress studio – studio olivine – is a beautiful compliment to her home, showing her great style translates to everything she does. i love the beautiful…

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Monday January 5th, 2009

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sneak peek: jill bliss

sneak peek: jill bliss

for anyone who has picked up a copy of the new handmade nation book you may recognize some of the spaces from today’s first sneak peek: jill bliss. artist, designer, crafter, jill is just one of the many talents showcased in the new documentary, also titled handmade nation, due out early this year. today we’re…

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Tuesday December 16th, 2008

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sneak peek: lynn of satsuma press

sneak peek: lynn of satsuma press

we’ve been loving satsuma press‘s letterpressed calendars and cards this season, so today we’re excited to have a special sneak peek into the home of lynn russell in corvallis, oregon. this 1952 home was perfect for their mid-century style, but also ideal as a one story home for their son liam who has neuromuscular disorder called…

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Monday December 15th, 2008

interior design, sneak peeks by 38

sneak peek: julie dutton of studio olivine

sneak peek: julie dutton of studio olivine

julie dutton of studio olivine and her husband purchased their southeast portland [oregon] home three years ago and little by little have made their way through projects (with their greatest challenge stemming from getting creative with storage). simple colors, uncomplicated pieces and things that come with a story are how julie characterizes her home. the solution…

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Thursday November 13th, 2008

Monday September 15th, 2008

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sneak peek: angela adams

sneak peek: angela adams

next up is a sneak peek of everyone’s favorite, angela adams. it’s easy to see how so many wonderful designs can come from this charming cottage/studio, and i love how it has become a showcase for her textiles and the furniture of her talented husband, sherwood hamill. and after compiling the regional roundup: portland a…

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Monday June 23rd, 2008

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sneak peek: summer of fawn & forest

sneak peek: summer of fawn & forest

fawn&forest was founded on the belief that good design should be enjoyed by the entire family, and today’s sneak peek of summer’s – the brain behind this kid & eco-friendly online shop – home only further proves that point. mother of one (and soon to be two), the neutral palette of green and beige definitely…

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Thursday May 29th, 2008

Monday January 28th, 2008

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sneak peek: trish grantham

sneak peek: trish grantham

today’s incredible sneak peek belongs to portland-based artist trish grantham. trish is a self-taught painter who works with a variety of media and acrylic paint on wood panels. she describes her characters as paralleling japanese anime and existing in a unique fantasy world where they play out “classic themes of good versus evil and romantic…

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Monday December 17th, 2007

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sneak peek: andy beers

sneak peek: andy beers

you may remember andy beers’ beautiful bedroom from the the sparkability rocker giveaway this october. andy is a recent graduate of the interior architecture master’s program at the university of oregon in eugene. this fall, andy and his wife moved to portland where he now works for interior designer jessica helgerson (who specializes in sustainably-focused…

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Tuesday September 18th, 2007

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sulu design

sulu design

last week kelly at hoping for happy accidents emailed me about a gorgeous home belonging to sulu design artist, susan lutjen. i immediately checked her website and was blown away by her bautiful portland, oregon home. not to mention the fact that they only moved in one month ago- wow (it’s taken us two years…

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