Pendleton Goes to the Pool

Now you can cover up and dry off with Pendleton towels for beach, bath and beyond.

06/18/2012 By Kristin Belz


Indigo Sunshine

The mood is Mediterranean at Indigo Traders in Multnomah Village.

06/11/2012 By Kristin Belz

Recipes for giving

Fathers Have Their Day Too

Dad probably wouldn't mind a fancy shaving kit – or being served a fresh, oven-baked Austrian pancake breakfast in bed.

06/10/2012 By Kristin Belz


Dear Ida, Will You Paint My House?

Honor your humble home with its own custom-drawn portrait.

06/04/2012 By Kristin Belz


Solabee Buzzes

Beautiful florals and botanicals to go in NoPo.

05/13/2012 By Kristin Belz


Boys' Fort Makes a Home in Kenton

For self-proclaimed "men who never grow up," a place to call home.

05/06/2012 By Kristin Belz


For Gnome Addicts

Digs Inside & Out has expanded, which means more room for gnomes and other home and garden delights.

04/29/2012 By Kristin Belz

Gift Giving

Mommy's Little Knucklehead

Why not give Mom something useful, like a steel bottle opener?

04/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Brand Spankin' New

SeaEcho’s Graphic Bags

New girl on the block, Sarah Vale Rapp, turns it out with some seriously cute bags.

03/20/2012 By Eden Dawn


Civic-minded Tote Bags

A grad student in Raleigh, NC is the source of Nolli Plan-inspired tote bags, tee-shirts and prints.

02/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Fashion News

Local 35 Closing

When one shop opens, another closes.

01/03/2012 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Shop Adorn Burns Down

The new year begins with a forced reboot.

01/02/2012 By Eden Dawn


Board Games for the Not Bored

Angry Birds and Words With Friends compete with the old favorites, like Monopoly – and now, Portland-opoly.

12/27/2011 By Kristin Belz


Grans and Slabs of Salt

Nothing is more basic than salt, and yet the varieties are endless.

12/26/2011 By Kristin Belz


Prints Charming is in the House

Yellow Owl Workshop helps stamp out boredom over the long school holidays.

12/19/2011 By Kristin Belz

Style Spotlight

Boys Fort

A Q&A with the men behind pop-up shop Boys Fort.

12/13/2011 By Eden Dawn

Bridal Bliss

The Xtabay Vintage Bridal Salon

Longtime vintage curator, Liz Gross, opens a 50’s chic bridal salon.

12/09/2011 By Eden Dawn


Wooly Wonders

Felt never felt, or looked, so good; Moufelt, please.

12/06/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Crafty Wonderland Returns

One stop shopping comes to the Convention Center December 10-11, as Portland’s creatives converge for a weekend extravaganza of visual art and handmade crafts.

11/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Style Spotlight

Little Boxes: A Community Shopping Love Fest

A tag team collaborative effort of shopping fun.

11/22/2011 By Eden Dawn