Renovation

What If Your House’s Design Theme Were the Tim Burton Film Beetlejuice?

In West Hills, a creative couple’s collaborative renovation of a boxy ’90s home mixes merry and macabre, matching the aesthetic of the 1988 Tim Burton film.

03/30/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Home

Vintage Furniture Gets a Pendleton-Style Upgrade

From rocking chairs to benches, Amanda McLeod gives elegant and funky midcentury-modern designs a second life.

03/29/2022 By Karly Quadros

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Designer’s Remodeled English Cottage in Alameda-Beaumont

Custom paint, plenty of built-ins, and hand-painted Moroccan tile are just a few features of this stylish Portland home with views of the Southwest hills.

02/28/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Shopping

Close Out Your Holiday Shopping at These Gorge-ous New Shops

Visit Hood River and White Salmon for wintry vibes and last-minute gifts.

12/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Staycation

History on the Walls at Old Town’s Society Hotel

New artwork at the Society Hotel celebrates Old Town-Chinatown’s history.

12/09/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Real Estate

Price Point: $900,000 Homes in Portland, Troutdale, and Battle Ground

A modern-day castle in Portland, a modern new-build with ample space, and a serene home filled with natural beauty.

12/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $875,000 Homes in PDX, Beaverton, and Sherwood

A houseboat in Portland, a 1980s keeper in Beaverton, and a home with a hint of glamor in Sherwood.

10/15/2021 By Cami Hughes

Design

What Does Your Light Switch Say About You?

Portland photographer Chuck Shmidt finds himself drawn to an unusual element of home decor.

10/12/2021 By Nick Campigli

Remodel

Old House, New Kitchen

Now cooks can see the famous garden at the Platt House in the West Hills.

09/30/2021 By Brian Libby

Vacation Rental

Meet ‘Cabana,’ a Local Airbnb Built for Fun

Glam Hollywood vibes and the dancing cage from Embers fill this Oak Grove home.

09/24/2021 By Aurora Biggers

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Convivial Dutch Colonial off SE Clinton

Plenty of original details here, like built in window seats, plus a remodeled kitchen and bathroom and a very private backyard.

09/20/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Sponsored Content

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09/10/2021 By Ben McBee

Real Estate

Property Watch: An Elegantly Remodeled Montavilla Ranch

A well-appointed home with a standout kitchen on a large corner lot.

08/23/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Light Box in King's Heights

Views of the city for days from this hilltop perch, plus a sauna and some unexpected pops of color inside.

08/16/2021 With Melissa Dalton

Organizing

Feeling Overwhelmed? Take Some Time to Organize, and Reap the Sweet Serotonin Boost

You can’t single-handedly heal the world of its many ills. But you can create order at home and clear your own head in the process.

12/30/2020 By Julia Silverman

Small Business

For Some Portland Businesses, the Pandemic Was the Chance They Needed to Get in the Game

Available commercial space and a market for little luxuries at home were silver linings of 2020.

12/29/2020 By Julia Silverman

Home Goods

These Patterned Local Linens Make Organic Home Goods Fun

“We’re all stuck inside. We’re all doing homeschool,” Kula Mercer says. “But you lay out a beautiful tablecloth and some fresh flowers and suddenly [home] fe...

12/15/2020 By Elise Herron