Water-Resistant Laminate Flooring

Water-Resistant Laminate Flooring

There’s nothing worse than getting to a spill a little too late. For homes with well-traveled flooring that lack some of the more recent advances in water-resistance technology, chances are, a little too late can often mean, another all too real reminder that maybe...

A Tour Of Oregon Lighthouses

A Tour Of Oregon Lighthouses

There is nothing quite like the Oregon coast. With 363 miles of free and open to the public coastlines, there’s countless ways to experience such beauty and landscape. And, for those who’ve made the trek to Oregon’s border to the west, we’re sure you’ll agree that...

Acacia Wood Flooring – Unique, Diverse and Green

Acacia Wood Flooring – Unique, Diverse and Green

Acacia wood flooring isn't the only use for this amazing wood material. Dating back many centuries, acacia has been used by humans in more ways than one can imagine. From woodwork and various tools to actual medicines and baking ingredients, you would be hard-pressed...

Make Your Home More Portland With Biophilic Design

Make Your Home More Portland With Biophilic Design

There is no doubt that Portland, Oregon is one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the world. Surrounded by such natural beauty, a drive into city limits remains seamless. With the city’s abundance of public parks, trails, and everything in between, it’s...

The Best Wood Carvings On The Oregon Coast

The Best Wood Carvings On The Oregon Coast

A walk through Heffy’s Gallery, located in Florence, Oregon, a small coastal community that is popular and just over a three hour drive South from Portland. If one didn’t know any better, you would think you just got done walking through a gallery with live wildlife...

Portland’s Westside: 5 Trails To Help You Reset

Portland’s Westside: 5 Trails To Help You Reset

If there is one thing that Oregonians have in common, it’s a love for the outdoors. With Portland chalk full of parks and trails that weave its citizens and visitors seamlessly between nature and city, the suburbs are following suit. Just west of Portland are two of...

Home Size: Is Bigger Really Better?

Home Size: Is Bigger Really Better?

By now, we’re sure we’ve all found ourselves flipping through channels late at night and stopping for a few moments to watch some show that we came across about tiny houses. And, as we sat there with remote in hand and dog faithfully at our side, we pondered. “Could I...

There’s A Volcano In Portland? Let’s Go!

There’s A Volcano In Portland? Let’s Go!

When you think about Portland in relation to volcanoes, one might recall scenes from the city skylines in the early 80’s as crowds gathered to watch neighboring Mt. St Helens erupt. With plumes of ash stretching miles up into the sky, the scene was part epic and eerie...

Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

We’re getting old. Did you know that in less than twenty years, one in 5 people will be over the age of 65 years old in America? But, as we’re getting older, we’re also living longer and healthier lives. So, does this mean that there will be mass migration from homes...

Lan Su Garden: Ming Dynasty In The Rose City

Lan Su Garden: Ming Dynasty In The Rose City

Tucked perfectly into the Chinatown District of Portland, Oregon sits the Lan Su Chinese Garden. A Ming Dynasty garden, Lan Su offers the perfect antidote to the pace of downtown Portland life found deep within the Rose City. If it weren’t for a wide-angle photograph,...

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