Adding light and warmth are two of the fastest ways to turn a house into a home, and the designs of local builder Jordan Iverson have both things covered.
Whether it’s to enliven your home indoors or out, speakers at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show this weekend at the fairgrounds in Eugene have got you covered. Nearly 50 speakers will take to various stages at the Lane Events Center, starting with keynoter Shannon Quimby of Portland.
Architect Dale Mulfinger’s nickname, “The Cabinologist,” was bestowed upon him by a DJ during a radio interview years ago. He’s earned the nickname though, having designed numerous cabins, written 72 articles about cabins for a Minnesota magazine, and published three books about cabin design.
Rebecca Larson, public relations and development director at St. Vincent de Paul, uses everything she can until it’s worn out. And even then, she’ll most likely find a way to reuse some part of it. Just now, Rebecca has a full skirt in a floral pattern with shades of aqua, and a canvas tote bag […]
Merle Weiner approached me at Eugene Magazine about us possibly chronicling her and her husband’s plans to build an eco-friendly home on a large piece of property overlooking the Lorane Valley. Rarely do such large lots come up for sale in this area, which is just about 10 minutes outside of the city proper and […]
Thanks to that old story “The Three Little Pigs,” conventional wisdom holds that only a glutton for punishment would build a house of straw. But it’s time to take a match to that old cliché, particularly when the building material is bales of rye grass. A 1 1/2-story home was Eugene’s first straw bale dwelling […]
What’s the quickest way to ensure that your new cabinets have some character? No, not paint. Try using wood that wasn’t milled for cabinets.
Small, compact cooking stoves are nothing new, but most of the designs don’t look great in a kitchen or garden. Todd Albi’s SilverFire cook stoves, with stands designed by local metal sculptor Ian Beyer, certainly do.