She knew that adding warmth to her new home had to happen at a foundational level, like limewashing accent walls to age the space and give it character. Once she had her backdrop, she designed several large curved furniture pieces with local carpenters, like the coffee and dining tables in the living room, to add dimension through curves. She added decorative wooden doors she’d found at La Lagunilla Market and continued to incorporate natural textures, like reclaimed woods, raffia, and clay, focusing on terra-cotta tones to achieve the sense of warmth that the original structure lacked.
photo by: Eric Ayres
Another mixed-use building with apartments and workspaces is headed to Garden City’s east end, but it didn’t get voted in with a round of applause.
Last week, Garden City City Council voted 2-2, with Mayor John Evans breaking the tie with a vote in favor, to approve The Sonder at 210 E 35th Street. The five-story project features 15 apartments ranging from studios up to three-bedroom units, seven work spaces for artists, and a ground-floor retail space arranged around a courtyard for visitors and tenants to use to socialize. It’s the latest string of mixed-use projects with live-work spaces, apartments,
A piece of the French Quarter could be coming to Garden City.
Earlier this week, the Garden City Design Review Committee gave a thumbs up to a project from former mayoral candidate Hannah Ball to develop a 16-unit live-work style project at 213 and 215 34th Street near the Boise River. The project design includes two buildings with open courtyards, balconies with decorative railings and hanging baskets to provide landscaping in the style of traditional Spanish architecture styles commonly associated with New Orleans.
Ball didn’t give a specific price point for the units at the hearing, but she said they
The current Bend City Council is a united front. Typically, all seven members vote unanimously on most issues and it’s rare that any member strays from that path.
But that could all change if cash-fueled political committees in Central Oregon have their way — and they’re spending a large amount of money backing candidates to shake up the lockstep approach to policy.
The donations come as candidates present dueling visions of housing in Bend, one of Oregon’s most costly and unaffordable cities. Such issues as homelessness and high rents have been growing issues in the region and across the state,
The Botanic Garden in Traverse City welcomed a new addition on Friday in the form of a 1,000 pound cow statue.
The statue is of a world famous cow called Colantha, and it’s part of the new Children’s Sensory Garden at Historic Barnes Park.
Efforts for the new garden is headed by the Friendly Garden Club.
Sandi Clark, president of the Friendly Garden Club, says it’s been their dream to establish a children’s garden.
“Over the last two years we’ve had extensive planning sessions and engaged a landscape architect to help us design the garden,” Clark explains. “The whole theme
Havenly storefront will include in-person design consultations and access to shop best selling collections
DENVER, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Havenly, the largest nationwide interior design business, announced today the opening of their first ever New York pop-up showroom and design center. New Yorkers will be able to visit the Havenly showroom to see exclusive collections, purchase decor items, and experience Havenly’s newly launched in-person design services with Havenly expert designers. Experiencing significant growth, including a national expansion to in-person design, the acquisition of fast growing direct-to-consumer home furnishings brand The Inside, the announcement of a multi-year