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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 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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Friday July 17th, 2009

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sneak peek: liza lubell of quince

sneak peek: liza lubell of quince

after growing up in new york city liza lubell of quince {flowers} takes comfort in small living quarters. so she was delighted when she moved to portland, oregon and found this adorable one bedroom apartment in a big old craftsman house that had been converted into small studios and one bedroom apartments. outfitting the apartment…

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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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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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