DIY

An Open Source for New Furniture

If you like puzzles and aren't afraid of the words "Assembly Required," OpenDesk is for you.

08/21/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN SCHOOL

Oregon's Guild of Woodworkers

These old school woodlovers are gathering strength to spread their love and knowledge of a primal material.

08/16/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Consider the Bowl

Forget bowling alone: the MoCC gathers bowls to reveal the beauty of one of the necessities of home life.

08/15/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Catio Tour of Portland

Who says dogs should get all the attention? These cool cats live the cush life, luxuriating on their own outdoor catios.

08/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Americana Portland-style, Circa 2013

Carlino aims to embody all things Portland in its new furniture line.

08/09/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Japanese Garden Moon & More

The Behind the Shoji art show and sale is a summertime rite of passage.

08/02/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Inside the Arts & Crafts

Elegant details shine in this 1911 home in the Southwest Hills.

07/29/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

The Art of Music on the Wall

Recorded music takes on another dimension when record covers become art on the wall.

07/19/2013 By Kristin Belz

ON OUR BOOKSHELF

DIY Book 'Furniture Makeovers' Transforms the Everyday

Barb Blair’s new book helps you bring old furniture from cast-off to crave-worthy.

07/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

ROUNDUP

Making It In Portland

We compile a (necessarily incomplete) list of 15 favorite makers of Portland.

07/04/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Tile Times

From Clayhaus to your house, handmade, homegrown tiles.

07/01/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

White is Right At Home

We're reminded that design in the classic, clean color goes well with anything, anytime.

06/26/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Tabletop "Boxcar" Planters

Chic and sleek, solid walnut or ash, these planters are made for your sculptural succulent favorites.

06/24/2013 By Kristin Belz

WE HEART VIDEO

How to Organize Your Closet

Wrap up that spring cleaning with tips on how to organize a fashion lovers closet.

06/12/2013 By Eden Dawn

DESIRABLES

The Kush Life Underfoot

At a crossroads in the Pearl District, luxurious rugs from all over the world seek their new homes.

05/29/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Sale on the Mediterranean

From Turkish towels to Moroccan pottery, bring the Mediterranean home at bargain prices from Indigo Traders.

05/24/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Free Kid's Room Makeover Contest

Who wouldn't want more than $8,000 to revamp their child's room? YOLO Colorhouse hopes you're Pinterest-ed enough to enter the contest.

05/20/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Knotty 'n' Nice Macrame

Resurrect this lost art from the 1970s to make something functional and beautiful.

05/09/2013 By Kristin Belz

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Home and Garden in the May Issue

Domestic dispatches from Portland Monthly's May issue, including big ideas for colorful DIY family style

05/03/2013 By Allison Jones

HABITAT

A Family Compound with High Style

A very DIY family crafts its own sprawling world of cheerful irreverence.

05/01/2013 By Amara Holstein