This Absolutely Alluring Floating Home is for Sale in Portland for Under $300KReal Estate
It's right on the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon.
Oct 7, 2022
This Colorful Floating Home for Sale in Portland, Oregon Sits Right on the RiverReal Estate
Welcome to the hippest houseboat I’ve ever seen.
May 5, 2022
Two Good Friends Turned an '80s Portland House into a Fantastic "Cougar Den"Tours
"When searching for a home, we knew we wanted something with character, a place in which we could manifest our black cat palace style."
Nov 19, 2020
A Small Portland Apartment Has Seriously Good Open Shelving Inspiration Tours
Rachelle added more shelving for storage AND plants!
Oct 5, 2020
This Quirky Art Deco Home In Portland Can Be Yours For Under $600KReal Estate
Do the Charleston, because this Art Deco inspired pad will bring you all the way back to the roaring 20s. Though it doesn’t actually date back to the style’s heyday; according to The Oregonian, the Sunnyside home was built in 1992 by Paul Wenner, founder of Gardenburger, to resemble an Art Deco skyscraper. And that’s just the outside.
Jul 17, 2020
A Petite Portland Rental Apartment Proves the Power of Plants and Lots of LightTours
This creative couple was able to carve out small sections of their 580-square-foot open-concept apartment to make it feel more cozy and inviting.
Jun 24, 2020
A Small Portland Rental Apartment Masters Warm-Toned Boho StyleTours
They call their style "down to earth" because it embodies the colors and textures of earth and sky.
Jun 9, 2020
Steph & Phil’s Reimagined VictorianTours
Name: Phil and Steph Dickinson Location: NorthWest — Portland, Oregon Size: 3,500 square feet Years lived in: 3 — owned Phil, Steph and their children Stan and Mary lived in this daring modern Victorian home that they designed themselves with imagination and style to spare. Their quirky British sensibilities and strong DIY ethic are visible in each and every room.
Mar 11, 2020
A “Did-it-Themselves” Townhome in OregonTours
The homes of avid Do-It-Yourselfers have a charm and artistry all their own; they are often places that represent their owners more clearly than any space filled with off-the-shelf
Dec 19, 2019
Holly & Joe’s Finally Forever HomeTours
Name: Holly & JoeLocation: Portland, ORSize: 2,000 square feetYears lived in: 8 months; Owned Three cross country moves in three years is enough to test even the most solid of relationships, but newlyweds Holly and Joe are convinced it just made theirs stronger. They recently decided to put down roots in Portland and plan to let those roots go deep before they consider another move any time soon.
Dec 19, 2019
Jonya & Brad’s Modern A–FrameTours
Name: Jonya and Bradley Streeper (and son Julian Grey)Location: Beaverton — Portland, ORSize: 2,400 square feetYears lived in: 3 — owned Jonya, Brad and their two–year–old son Julian live in one of the most thoughtfully decorated, wonderfully airy homes I’ve had the pleasure of photographing. An open floor plan and tall ceilings allow for a steady stream of unbelievable natural light to flood the entire space.
Dec 19, 2019
Holly and Ryan’s Vintage MinimalLife
Name: Holly, Ryan and their son AugustLocation: Portland, OregonSize: 1200 sq ftYears lived in: 5 Holly is one of Portland’s most celebrated fashion designers. After photographing the sweet shop she co-owns, I had a hunch that the qualities I found in her clothing line—romance, inspiration from past eras and subtle palette—would be echoed in her home. I hunched right! Join me for a tour of a mellow, beautiful home. Holly and Ryan have a great touch in their home.
Dec 19, 2019
Penelope and Nathan’s Full–Hearted EclecticLife
Name: Penelope, Nathan and Bell MillerLocation: Portland, OregonYears lived in: 2 Penelope and Nathan turned a broken down house in North East Portland into a handmade palace full of personality and joy — the perfect spot to raise their 20 month old daughter, Bell, and even have leftover room for guests and grandparents. When Penelope needed a bit of peace and contemplation, they built an outdoor lounge room completely from reclaimed, tossed–aside materials.
Dec 19, 2019
Laura’s Mid–Century Melrose PlaceTours
Name: Laura LeonLocation: Kerns neighborhood — Portland, OregonSize: 1,010 square feetYears lived in: 2 1/2 years — rented Laura’s a color and materials consultant, trend forecaster and photographer. Another notch to her freelancing belt she should think of including? Interior designer! With her eye for quality vintage, simple colors and personal details, this woman is an artist with her home.
Dec 19, 2019
Nina’s Styled StudioTours
Name: Nina Bakos Location: South East — Portland, Oregon Size: Approximately 500 square feet Years lived in: 2 — rented Nina’s job is to make objects fit into a space just right as a product merchandiser for Nike, so it’s no surprise her studio is arranged with love, care and impeccable taste. Her biggest design inspiration? The aesthetic of her Finnish mother and Slovac father. Great style runs in the family.
Dec 19, 2019
You’ve Never Seen a Yurt Look as Good as This Modern, Minimal Hand-Built HomeTours
Nearly 50 plants create a living green perimeter in the yurt's beautiful loft bedroom.
Dec 19, 2019
Creative Entrepreneurs Share a Cozy Condo with a ViewTours
A fiber artist and a suit designer downsized from a three-bedroom house to a one-bedroom condo in a downtown Portland high-rise.
Dec 19, 2019
Casey’s Intentionally Designed Live/Work Space in PortlandTours
Name: Casey Keasler and her dog, Winston Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 6 months For many freelancers and small business owners, working from home often means using a laptop at the breakfast table and/or wearing pajamas for 95% of the day. But Casey Keasler, creative director of the multidisciplinary design firm Casework, wanted her home office to be a space that was both client- and staff-friendly.
Dec 19, 2019
An Incredibly Cozy 250-Square-Foot Cabin in the Pacific NorthwestTours
Name: Coralie Hews Location: Northeast Portland, Oregon Size: 250 square feet, including loft Years Lived In: 7 months; renting Though she was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Coralie Hews has always possessed a Southwestern sensibility, especially when it comes to matters of interior design.
Dec 19, 2019
Before & After: Thanks to Smart Budget Ideas, a Dated Kitchen Is Much ImprovedHome Projects
The total budget for the renovation was a lot less than you might think, too.
Dec 5, 2019
A Small “Swedish Bungalow” in Portland Is DIYed and AdorableTours
This couple loved the original charm of the 1923 home, but knew they would need to be intentional to make the space work for their family of four.
Nov 8, 2019
Jared Johnson of Holiday Custom MotorcyclesDesign Ideas
Name: Jared Johnson Location: Eliot; Portland, Oregon Size: 1,800 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Carefully crafted and thoughtfully designed, Holiday Customs’ distinct aesthetic is the perfect marriage of sleek modern shapes and raw vintage character — all packaged into a ridable work of art. Jared Johnson is the one-man band behind Holiday Custom Motorcycles. After outgrowing his small garage, Jared found a 1800 square foot warehouse in Northeast Portland.
Oct 24, 2019
A Palm Springs and Tiki-Inspired Portland HomeTours
There's a tiki bar in the basement!
Oct 9, 2019
Joan’s Artist AbodeDesign Ideas
Name: Joan Hiller Location: North East, Portland, Oregon Size: 432 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; rented Joan is a music publicist, painter and all–around creative, energetic lady. Her apartment functions as her office and her painting studio; she shares the space with her companion of almost thirty years, her turtle Sheldon. Spending time in Joan’s apartment was like watching her consciousness explode into a living space.
Jul 1, 2019
Cat Lovers Share a “Garage Sale” Comfy Chic Portland HomeTours
These self-proclaimed "crazy cat people" joke that their biggest home challenge is "remembering that we don't actually own it." Click for the DIY kitty porch.
Jun 15, 2019
Cindy’s Midcentury Portland SunshineTours
Name: Cindy EppingLocation: Portland, OregonSize: 1,800 square feetYears lived in: 2 years We had the fortune of visiting Rip City during its most beautiful week this summer and this renovated midcentury vacation home/part-time residence owned by Cindy Epping of One Stop Modern (remember her Eichler tour?
May 6, 2019
Naomi’s Single Family Home to a Duplex: Turning a Garage into an ApartmentTours
Name: Naomi Location: Portland, Oregon Last year, my husband and I converted the two car garage of our ’80s ranch home, into an apartment (an Accessory Dwelling Unit, or ADU, according to Porland zoning standards). With the help of our architect friend, we designed and built a beautiful, 1-bedroom, 360 SF apartment that we now call home. We love the space and the fact that we created it together from the shell of a former garage.
May 4, 2019
Maura’s Return to the West Coast (Without a Moving Van)Tours
Name: Maura Location: King’s Hill – Portland, OR Late last year, when I was particularly missing my native West Coast, I decided to relocate from Washington, D.C., to Portland, Oregon. Part of the challenge (and the excitement) of making a cross-country move was the fact that I decided to bring with me only what I could fit inside my car — so when I arrived in Portland, I would be looking for entirely new furniture. And here is what I came up with!
May 4, 2019
Alexis & Nathaniel’s Cozy Modern Cottage in PortlandTours
Name: Alexis & Nathaniel Location: Portland, OR We bought our home in 2007 because we loved the SW Portland neighborhood of Multnomah Village and though the house is small – just under 800 square feet. we loved (still love) that it felt larger because of all of the windows and natural light.
May 4, 2019
A Tiny “Scandinavian Cabin” in PortlandTours
Name: Genevieve Location: Concordia — Portland, Oregon This is our tiny house (216 square feet) within the growing Concordia neighborhood in NE Portland. The home started as a garage space that was historically permitted as a living space in the 1940s under WWII war time code. So, the tiny house itself has some interesting history.
May 3, 2019
Holly’s Warm & Welcoming Home (With a Wes Anderson Themed Bathroom)Tours
Name: Holly Location: Portland, Oregon Our home is actually the main floor of a beautiful old Portland home (built in 1908) that’s since been divided into four apartments — one for each floor plus the basement. Because of its wonderful history, it definitely has a few quirks. The apartment is about 1,400 square feet, but is only a one bedroom (a converted dining room). Our closet is a converted butler’s pantry, so we store our shoes in drawers made for holding potatoes.
May 3, 2019
This Portland Home is a DIY DreamlandTours
Name: Maria & Family Location: Portland, Oregon The basics: Owned for 1 year | 2,574 square feet We love Maria’s fun and funky design. Her home is full of rich color and whimsical DIY projects that fill it with life and character. And the style doesn’t stop when it comes to the kids’ rooms as she’s created spaces that are charming and functional.
May 3, 2019
Completely Charming 2,000-Square-Foot Portland CraftsmanReal Estate
I don’t know if it’s because summer’s here, but I am having a love affair with homes with porch swings lately. And this home has both a porch swing and an abundance of original Craftsman charm: woodwork on woodwork, leaded glass, and original hardwood flooring. Take a look at this vintage Portland gem.
May 3, 2019
This Gothic Victorian Mansion Inspired by The Munsters Is Under $500KReal Estate
If your taste runs a little spooky — or your sense of humor just a little kooky — have we got the Portland listing for you: a gothic Victorian mansion inspired by The Munsters is for sale, and for under $500K.
May 3, 2019
Tiny House Obsessed? Here’s Where You Should Vacation NextLife
While you might be itching to try tiny living, you might not be ready to say goodbye to your stuff just yet. But a trip to the Pacific Northwest might be just what you need. In the past decade, a wave of new policies and laws in Portland, Oregon, has created a micro housing boom, bringing with it a glut of options for tourists trying to live the small life. Want to go small (but not super tiny?) Rent an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) for a weekend.
May 3, 2019
Peek Inside This Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Portland Home That’s Under $600KReal Estate
This could be considered the next best thing to owning an original Frank Lloyd Wright-designed property: a house inspired by the renowned architect’s approach to architecture. The dwelling we’re referencing is a Portland, Oregon home designed by architect Stephen Mayer. Completed in 1957, the residence at 3620 NE Liberty Street pays homage to Wright’s iconic midcentury aesthetic.
May 3, 2019
A “Modern-ish” Renovated Portland House & Jewelry StudioTours
Name: Teresa Robinson Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 1,150 square feet Years lived in: Owned 8.5 For Teresa Robinson, maker of the gorgeous jewelry line, Tiro Tiro, a home of one’s own is best filled with things that bring a feeling of warmth. With an eclectic mix of vintage and modern furniture, as well as a healthy dose of DIY, Teresa’s home of nearly nine years captures that feeling in every room.
Apr 30, 2019
A Wonderful Remodeled Portland Home Embraces Wabi-SabiTours
Name: Angela and Wubbi the Bulldog Location: SE Portland, Oregon Size: 2,500 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned When Angela purchased her turn-of-the-century home, the kitchen was literally falling off the back of the house. “After moving in, I learned the original 1906 kitchen was moved from the center of the house onto the BACK PORCH! That little tidbit explained the slope of the kitchen floor! I had myself a genuine indoor/outdoor kitchen.
Apr 30, 2019
An Eclectic 1910 Portland Home Decorated From ScratchTours
Name: Lisa Zigarmi and Paul Del Vecchio, and French Bulldogs Luna and Boom Location: Hollywood District — Portland, Oregon Size: 3,290 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Lisa and Paul met and fell in love in New York City, and when they made the decision to relocate to Portland three years ago, their biggest challenge was starting from scratch. The couple brought hardly more than their bed and a sofa from their previous home to their new Portland digs.
Apr 30, 2019
A 1960s Portland Home After a “Fast & Furious” RemodelTours
Name: Kami Gray, her husband Bryant and dogs Ben and George Location: Mt. Tabor Neighborhood — Southeast Portland, Oregon Size: 2,968 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years, owned Kami and Bryant started dating when they both lived on different floors of the same condo building. After falling in love, they decided to buy a house to live in together. They purchased a home on Mt.
Apr 30, 2019
This Hauntingly Beautiful Instagram Account Imagines the Lives Inside HousesReal Estate
If you’ve ever wandered around your neighborhood wondering about the lives inside of your favorite homes, Instagram account We Live Here Now is for you. Planted at the intersection of flash fiction and real estate fantasy, the account imagines how people came to live in their homes—who they are, how they felt, the ties that strengthen when a couple shares a space. Sharlyn Anderson is the voice behind the account, giving each post its heart and soul and imagination.
Apr 30, 2019
DIYers Find Fixer Upper Success with a 2nd Home RenoTours
Name: Suzannah Hamlin Stanley and Jason Stanley Location: Beaverton — Portland, Oregon Size: 1,683 square feet Years lived in: Owned You may remember Suzannah Hamlin Stanley and Jason Stanley’s first home just outside Portland, where they created a soft, light-filled space with color and gold pops. The dynamic do-it-yourself duo has struck again with their second home renovation project!
Apr 30, 2019
A Young Family’s Vintage-Filled Mid-Century Portland HomeTours
Name: Ellen and Jace Krause Location: SE Portland, Oregon Size: 2,600 square feet Years lived in: 6 years, owned Ellen and Jace’s sweeping mid-century ranch home in Southeast Portland is vintage in the most authentic way it can be—it’s filled with actual hand-me-down pieces that have been saved from a bunch of different family members!
Apr 30, 2019
An Installation Artist’s 400-Square-Foot Portland Studio ApartmentTours
Name: Jessica Pezalla and Hazel the dog Location: Alphabet District — Portland, Oregon Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting When Jessica Pezalla, an artist and designer who founded the creative studio Bramble Workshop, was looking for a new apartment last year, she wanted to live in an urban location and in a vintage building.
Apr 30, 2019
The Dream of the ’90s Is Alive in an Artist’s Portland HomeTours
Name: Pilar Zeta and husband Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 3,500 square feet Years Lived In: 1 year, owned Let 2019 be the year of exploring homes that are inspiring representations of the people who live within.
Apr 29, 2019
House Tour: Jessica and Erik’s Cozy BungalowTours
Name: Jessica Engeman & Erik HovmillerProfession: Historic Preservation Specialist & Social WorkerLocation: Portland, OregonSize: 1500 sq. ft.Years lived in: 5 months, owned >> When they began their house hunt, Jessica and Erik, like so many first-time home buyers, found that most of the houses in their budget were old and needed a lot of work. But for a young couple with the creativity, vision, and unstoppable work ethic of these two, a fixer-upper can be a blessing in disguise.
Apr 17, 2019
Adi’s Glamorous Apartment in the SkyTours
Name: Adi Edlen Location: South Waterfront; Portland, Oregon Size: 1,597 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Adi’s condo, located high above South Waterfront in Portland, Oregon, is as chic and glamorous as it gets. It combines soft, beautiful colors, a killer view, an ever expanding collection of artwork, and good old fashioned DIY projects. One moment Adi’s hosting a small, sophisticated party, and the next she’s chasing a toddler who’s running out of the nursery.
Feb 20, 2019
Mikola and Randall’s Modern and Airy Small SpaceTours
Name: Mikola Accuardi, photographer and blogger at Portland Supply Co., Randall Garcia, designer at Wieden + Kennedy, and baby Valentino Location: Southeast Clinton; Portland, Oregon Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, 5 months ; Rented Mikola and Randall’s apartment is one of those spaces I swooned over, but never actually get to visit, until today.
Feb 20, 2019
Sage & Gracie’s Sweet & Resourceful Portland HomeTours
Name: Sage Gregory and Gracie Ellison-Shortridge Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 2,331 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, rented Prior to moving into this space, Sage and Gracie were actually living in the basement below. During their time in the basement apartment, they had limited light and space so they used bright colors and decor to give the space life.
Feb 19, 2019
Mikola’s “Trying to Be as Minimal as Possible” Portland HomeTours
Name: Mikola Accuardi and her almost 3 year old son, Valentino Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 1700 square feet Years lived in: 1 1/2 years; owned You may remember Mikola Accuardi and her adorable son, Valentino from their previous house tour with us. Since we last spoke with them over two years ago, they have purchased a gorgeous Tudor home in the shire-like Goose Hollow neighborhood of Portland.
Feb 19, 2019
A Professional Stylist’s Modern Organic Portland ApartmentTours
Name: Jorie Garcia and Trevor Bennett Location: Southeast Portland, Oregon Size: 640 square feet Years lived in: Renting 4 years For those of you who have had the pleasure of laying eyes on Schoolhouse Electric’s gorgeously styled catalogs, today’s house tour will provide you with a bit of a fan girl or boy moment. If you’ve seen those perfectly imperfect gallery walls, and effortlessly fluffed pillows, then you’re familiar with Jorie Garcia’s work.
Feb 19, 2019
A Maker’s Home that Celebrates Craftsmanship & CultureTours
Name: Rachael Donaldson Location: St. John’s — Portland, Oregon Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 12 years, owned Rachael makes jewelry that transcends time and place. Her delicate pieces look like they could be worn by Cleopatra or a modern woman, and her home is equally inspiring. She is an avid collector of vintage furniture and objects — and has bought and sold both as a pastime and a profession.
Feb 19, 2019
A Paint Company President’s Creative, Colorful Portland HomeTours
Name: Puji Sherer Location: St. Johns neighborhood — Portland, Oregon Size: 864 square feet Years Lived In: 2 years, owned Nine. That’s the number of different colors on display in the Portland house of Puji Sherer, President and “Chief Color Nerd” at Colorhouse Paint, an eco-conscious, low-odor paint company. But don’t think you’re in for a dizzying blend of too-bright hues in this tour.
Feb 19, 2019
Newlyweds Nest in a Fun & Quirky Portland ApartmentTours
Name: Holly Schnackenberg and Dylan Sylwester Location: Sullivan’s Gulch — NE Portland, Oregon Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, rented Holly and Dylan live in what was originally the foyer, living room, dining room and kitchen of a 1907 home in Portland’s Sullivan’s Gulch neighborhood.
Feb 19, 2019
A Calm, Renovated, “Post-IKEA” Portland HomeTours
Name: David and Katy Kippen, and dogs Violet and Wally Location: Laurelhurst — NE Portland, Oregon Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 12 years, owned When Katy and David bought their 1922 Craftsman bungalow in Portland a dozen years ago, they visualized a place where they could enjoy privacy and calm, despite their home’s very urban location. With time and patience they have created their ideal space: modern, minimal and inspired by “nature, open spaces, and contrast.
Feb 7, 2019
A Modern Refresh of a Victorian-Era Portland HomeTours
Name: Andy Barlow, and his cat Cavanaugh Location: Eliot Neighborhood — Northeast Portland, Oregon Size: 850 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, renting Andy and his cat Cav live in one unit of a Portland duplex that was built in 1890 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Andy is a multi-talented real estate agent, freelance interior designer, and professional home-stager, who never thought that he would end up living in and loving a 127-year old home.
Feb 7, 2019
A Young Family’s Eclectic, Sentimental First HouseTours
Name: Bonney Johnson and Lou Patrick, and son Hal Location: Arbor Lodge Neighborhood — Portland, Oregon Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, owned After living in a series of apartments in California that were that were sad, gray boxes, Bonney and Lou found a 1904 home to call their own in the Arbor Lodge neighborhood of North Portland, just a couple miles north of downtown.
Feb 7, 2019