DESIRABLES

Royal Baby China

Honor the old country with a piece of handmade, fine bone china commemorating the little Prince-to-be.

07/24/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPES

Gluten-free Oatmeal Cake Goodness

Taking out the gluten and adding whole grains still results in a heavenly dessert.

07/22/2013 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

DIY

Raised Bed Kits Without Tools or Trouble

Raised beds makes raising happy vegetables easier; these kits make raising the beds easy too.

07/18/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Street of Dreams House Tour

Take the Home Builders Association tour and start fantasizing about living the good life, where everything is new and nothing is broken.

07/17/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPES

Use Your Noodle for Cellophane Salad

Quick-cooking transparent noodles make for a cool salad on a hot summer day.

07/15/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

La Vie Francaise, Portland-style

Keep it local while being inspired by Bastille Day celebrations of French style and taste.

07/12/2013 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

OUT AND ABOUT

Time Travel Via the Old House Tour

Take the time machine back to the 1870s (and more recent history) in the Heritage Homes tour July 27.

07/10/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

A Pioneer Garden to Fill All Needs

The herbs growing at the Aurora Colony supplied doctors, cooks and mixologists alike.

07/08/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPES

Beer Bread for Beer Month

Toast up the easiest homemade bread ever as nourishment for beer festivities this July.

07/05/2013 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

OUT AND ABOUT

Not Too Cool for School

Design education is stepping into the big leagues in Portland; see proof at PSU's Made It exhibit.

07/03/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Tile Times

From Clayhaus to your house, handmade, homegrown tiles.

07/01/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPES

Vegan Potato Salads to Last All Day

One potato, two potato, three potato four...salads that won't peter out at the picnic. No need for mayo.

06/28/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Doghouses for Design Lovers

Dig these high-style dog domiciles, from DIY to intricately constructed international design contest winners.

06/27/2013 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

RECIPES

Summer Is Ice Cream Cake Season

Tips for making the celebratory treat that combines the best with the best, even if it’s not completely homemade.

06/22/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

How to Share in the Sharing Economy

Inspired by Oregon’s pioneer settlers of the 19th century, we explore how to participate in a “shared economy” in present day Portland.

06/21/2013 By Kristin Belz