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Monday December 23rd, 2013

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In Portland, A Well Loved Home

For Leah Verwey and Rob Simonsen, the best kind of home is a lived-in home. Shoes by the front door, wrinkled couch cushions and a dog foot print or two — these are some of the things Leah and Rob embrace about a home. While they want their home to be comfortable, they also like…

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Monday November 12th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Andrew Call + Amy Livingston

High school sweethearts Andrew and Amy have lived in this apartment in SE Portland with their two dogs, Leland and Burgundy, for the past three years. This peek came to us via Andrew’s twin sister, Lucy Call, a photographer in Portland who wanted to document her brother and sister-in-law’s apartment, where everything seems to have a…

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Monday June 20th, 2011

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sneak peek: greg + grey of antler&co.

Grace and I just returned yesterday from our West Coast adventure in San Francisco and Portland. It was my first time in Portland, which I found to be an easy city to fall in love with. So I’m thrilled to have a Portland home in today’s sneak peek roundup. Greg and Grey of Antler&Co. moved…

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Monday July 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: old school stationers

sneak peek: old school stationers

old school stationers amy and brian reed, along with their two year old daughter matilda and cat, twig, live in a teeny tiny (980 sf) 1908 cottage in portland, oregon. when they bought the place it was covered with wall-to-wall teal carpeting along with peeling linoleum, fake teal marble and cheesy 70’s hardware. before all…

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Tuesday June 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: molly of proud mary

sneak peek: molly of proud mary

proud mary is a wonderful textile company run by molly and harper (you may remember this post from their debut line). their line of home and personal accesories is designed by these talented ladies stateside, and then are each hand-sewn by artisans in guatamala (with the help of nest that helps connect designers to developing…

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Monday April 6th, 2009

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sneak peek: lark press

sneak peek: lark press

after traveling to portland, oregon in february for a friend’s wedding i’ve become quite fond of the city and love checking out all the portland sneak peeks that keep popping up. while so many of the homes we feature showcase independent artists, there is something about portland that seems to focus on local artists and…

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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 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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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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