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

Gardening

Don't Throw Out That Pile of Fall Leaves Just Yet

Turns out they have redemptive qualities. Here are a few.

09/09/2020 By Jordyn Mayer

Little Joys of Summer

Might As Well Pick Up a Hobby This Summer

From book binding to wood burning, put these stay-at-home hours to good use and learn something new.

08/01/2020 By Marty Patail

Sponsored Content

Meet the Couple Behind Northeast Oregon's Farm and Forge to Table Cookware

What do you get when you combine a farmer, a craftsman, and two foodies? Cookware that creates delicious meals, looks good on the table, and lasts a lifetime.

03/24/2020

Sponsored Content

Take a Tour of Portland’s Cutest Tiny Home

Modern farmhouse details and a bright cheerful style make this tiny house a true home.

03/16/2020 By Heather Keeling

Interior Design

How to Choose the Right Tile for Your Home

Flower-adorned fireplace inserts. Fox and grapevine mosaics. 3-D fish leaping across shower walls. Your imagination is the only limit.

10/16/2019 By Sarah Hutchins

Home Décor

Portland's Chown Hardware Celebrates 140 Years

If you've remodeled your bathroom or living room, chances are you've taken a spin through Chown.

09/13/2019 By Kiva Hanson

Design

A Historic Midcentury-Modern Beach House Marries Old and New

When a 2017 storm nearly destroyed the iconic Van Evera Bailey home, the family restored it to its 1955 splendor—with a 2019 twist.

08/27/2019 By Kelly Clarke Photography by Caitlin Murray

Fix-It Guide

How To Make Your Home and Garden Portland-Fabulous

Your essential home and garden project guide from local experts.

03/26/2019 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Spotlight

A Mother-Daughter Duo Curate a Home Store You’ll Want to Live In

Trove is the kind of spot where you can snag a 1920s cup set from India and the Pok Pok Som drinking vinegar to go with it.

02/14/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Design

Open Haus Market Aims to Celebrate Portland Design in All Its Forms

This weekend, a new event features the work of 20-plus Oregon designers and artists.

09/11/2018 By Allison Place

Home

Restoration Hardware Opens Four Floors of Home Décor Eye Candy

The new Northwest Portland gallery space includes a cushy rooftop showroom and a vast design library.

05/04/2018 By Christine Menges

Design News

Will Portland Get a Splashy Home Renovation TV Show?

Producers are on the hunt for a local house to jazz up for the pilot, and it could be yours.

10/10/2017 By Eden Dawn

Go Green

Maximize the Health of Your Indoor Garden Space

A horticultural therapy expert teaches us how to fight winter fatigue, curb stress, and garden like a pro.

02/21/2017 By Regan Breeden

Openings

Design Within Reach Opens Its Largest Studio in the Country in Portland

The design company's new Pearl District location boasts 28,000 square feet dedicated to midcentury modern and contemporary furniture and home décor.

01/31/2017 By Lauren Kershner

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: Best Local Stuff of June 2016

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from handcrafted lamps to bike-friendly button-ups.

05/19/2016 By Marty Patail