Inspired by the way a blanket of fresh snow can brighten up the bleakest of winter landscapes, we went to work in search of white decor to chase away the winter blahs. What we found is guaranteed to transform the darkest of bedrooms into a light, airy winter wonderland.
Visiting the Kenton neighborhood, located in North Portland, is like visiting a place all its own. Richly steeped in history as a former meatpacking district, its residents are passionate about staying true to its roots while keeping a distinct eye on the future, and it shows in their firm dedication to maintaining a welcoming, small-town community feel. From antique shops to bakeries, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
We often don’t know what our homes lack until we’ve serendipitously stumbled on that one special item. With this in mind, we’ve spent days exploring a few of Oregon’s finest design stores, and we’ve discovered some truly remarkable salvaged, reclaimed and repurposed items that will give a much-needed dose of character to any room. Here, we show off a few of our favorites.