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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 February 18th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Caitlin Wilson Design’s Oregon Project

We’ve already been fortunate to peek inside Caitlin Wilson’s Philadelphia home (and office), but today we have a special look inside one of Caitlin’s recent projects. The home sits on a lakefront ranch in southern Oregon. It’s actually the second home to a pair of hardworking, fun grandparents from San Francisco who love to host…

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Monday October 22nd, 2012

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sneak peek: amy & erich mcvey

Three years ago Amy bought this home, located in Salem, Oregon. It sits on a hill surrounded by sweeping, breathtaking views of Pacific Northwest scenery. Although well maintained, it was in dire need of cosmetic renovations–it was a nightmarish hybrid of the worst of ’70s and ’80s decor, complete with mint green walls and bright…

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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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Friday April 3rd, 2009

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sneak peek: kate bingaman-burt

sneak peek: kate bingaman-burt

for those of you lucky enough to be in portland, oregon (and have tickets) tonight you can catch kate bingaman-burt (obsessive consumption) at the portland premiere of handmade nation at the museum of contemporary craft (she’s the one behind most of the film’s illustrations after all).  for the rest of us, we’ll have to be…

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Thursday March 26th, 2009

Monday March 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: pam zsori of ink and peat

sneak peek: pam zsori of ink and peat

our next portland sneak peek comes to us from pam zsorsi of the beautiful blog housemartin, and the home and floral store ink and peat. the 1924 craftsman style home in portland, oregon she shares with her boyfriend is constantly being updated and adapted. the organic modern style makes it easy to mix vintage and…

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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 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 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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Thursday May 29th, 2008

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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