The white picket fence was the dream for their parents, but millennials are looking for something a little more unique. Having entered the job market during or shortly after the recession, this generation adapted by valuing freedom and flexibility.
When Roger and Elizabeth Gomez got the call to renovate a 960-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-bath mid-century modern home in Portland’s Woodlawn neighborhood, they had their work cut out for them.
When interior designer Wendy O’Brien was tapped for the 2017 Street of Dreams, time was of the essence. With the home’s buyers lined up and eager to give input, O’Brien knew she’d have to work quickly to translate their ideas into a polished design that hit all the right notes.
The magic of winter is upon us once again. In Oregon, that means the potential for snow and ice storms, which can result in the occasional school closure. While these forced stay-cations can feel a bit daunting, they’re an excellent opportunity to engage in some creative activities with your kids. Here are a few fun ideas that involve little more than common household supplies and may even make your home more beautiful.