Whether building a new space or sprucing up an older design, any number of small touches and design elements can help transform the look and feel of your outdoor space with minimal investment or effort.
When walking through the door of the Dream Bedroom Makeover winner’s home, Christy Gregor, you could feel the energy of a project-making day. A day that resulted in a custom headboard.
Barns are beautiful. They’re a connection with a simpler time—a structure that was built by hand, without heavy machinery. Today we see the prevalence of barn wood being used in almost everything. From furniture to home remodeling, barn wood is everywhere.
Writer Sophia Bennett and photographer Matthew Eaton explore the history and beauty of Oregon barns. "They captured my imagination," Eaton says when asked what he loves about barns. "Over decades of providing protection and fighting gravity, the character they developed was largely forgotten by all but a few who took notice of their crooked frames, bulging belt-lines and thinning roofs and saw beauty not only in the total package but in the individuality of their parts.”
This year NW Natural's Street of Dreams is showcasing five luxury homes set on Tumwater Reserve Winery in West Linn, Oregon. Here's a behind the scenses glimpse at the progress of each multimillion dollar home and projected renderings of the finished houses.