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Home Design – Letting the Architecture Speak

BY BRIAN LIBBY WHETHER A TRADITIONAL, CONTEMPORARY OR LODGE HOME, interior designer Faith Sheridan says good design is about listening to the architecture. When outfitting a...

Creating a Net-Zero Nest

By Brian Libby Photography by Mark Woods Photography Whether it’s to save money on energy, to save the planet or to have a resilient safe-haven...

Northwest Modern Style

A LOCAL LEGACY A Portland Art Museum exhibit devoted to architect John Yeon celebrates the Northwest Modern style In 1936, lumber magnate Aubrey Watzek hired a...

Decorating the Dream

How to make a second home your own You’ve just made the leap and purchased a second home, a place to escape for a weekend...

Time Travel in John Day Territory, Oregon

Photo © Adrian Klein Photography On the western edge of John Day Territory in Northeastern Oregon sits Mitchell, its few structures and laid-back population divided by...

Hotel Interiors as Home Inspirations

BY BRIAN LIBBY | Photo © Hotel Lucia IF HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS, sometimes a great hotel can be not just a place...

Harvest Ending Well

by Jim McCausland | Photo © Alex Raths, iStock Vegetable gardening is like a long road trip: fun to plan, fun to do, and a bit of...

Tiny Living: Is It For You?

Photo © Caravan by Allen Cox Downsizing.When it comes to our homes, it can be a scary thought. Home is that hallowed space where we spend...

Edible Gardening

by Jim McCausland | Photo © Jim McCausland If you’re all about fresh, local food, try something radical: grow your own. By planting in May, you...

“Wood” You Try This? – Chainsaw Sculpting

by Herbert David | Photo © Herbert David We drive by them often. They are the sculptured bears, eagles, Bigfoot and other creatures that populate many rural...

Mountain Escapes

by Nickolas Neely | Photo © Suncadia Resort If you’re looking to find a snowy winter out your window, head to the mountains and spend some extended...

Your Warmest Winter: Arizona

by Nick Neely | Photo © Pebblecreek Of the countless reasons people consider their college years to be some of (if not the) best of their life,...

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