It has been such a joy to put together a little space for my son. This space is really a collection of all things "boy" that I found and loved. I tried to stick to a theme at times, but ended up with an eclectic mix of woodsy, nautical, aviation, farm, and science (among others!) items.
Over her years of travel as a stylist and interior designer, Melissa Newirth has been a casual collector of vintage textiles. The growing collection sparked a desire to turn the textiles into modern wares. Thus, Cloth & Goods, an online shop offering a mix of new and vintage textiles and home goods, was born.
We recently had our first 50 degree day in Chicago so I was happy to dust off my old bike and go out for my inaugural spin of the season. Now that it's warming up and I'm more likely to rely on pedal power get get around, it's time to look around for some new biking gear.
Though our house tours span the country, as well as the globe, today we're focusing on Portland, Oregon, where the homes are as diverse as the people who live there. Here are ten inspirational homes from renters in a place known for its rain, coffee, and book stores (among other things).
With an appreciation for Scandinavian design, Andrew Moe designs and creates simple, elegant furniture. That he also designs with the small space in mind makes his furniture even more appealing to us here at Apartment Therapy. A recent transplant to Portland, Andrew recently sat down to answer our Meet the Maker survey.
Name: Stephanie Sheldon of Noun, and Thomas Nevarez Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; owned
Thomas and Stephanie moved into their 1963 ranch home three years ago and have enjoyed the process of making it their own. By adopting a slow and steady approach to decorating, they have created a comfortable and stylish home that truly represents their personalities.
Rejuvenation started out as an architectural salvage shop back in 1977. When business was slow. the company's founder, Jim Kelly, would rebuild vintage light fixtures out of the materials. Soon these fixtures were more popular that the other salvage items and, before long, Rejuvenation made the transition to the company we know today.
Goodbye, February! It's the first of March — one step closer to spring. I think we should all take some time to treat ourselves this weekend. Let's dig into the sales and events list and buy ourselves a little treat or maybe attend a gallery opening. We owe it to ourselves after surviving another winter month. Check out all the sales and events in the Weekend Guide, pass it on and be sure to send us your own sale or event for future editions of the Guide.