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From Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2010
A Brave 
New World of 
Wallcoverings
Whether you choose to paint, paper or panel it, there are lots of options for today's wall coverings. If you watch many of the home improvement television shows, you would think wallpaper was dead. It's all about accent walls painted bright red or purple. Then I was handed a book of designer wall coverings and realized wallpaper is alive and......[read more]
 
    • Be Amazed at all the Coast has to Offer, Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine: With exceptional photography and inspiring content Coast Explorer Magazine features top attractions, maps, travel ideas and must-see stops on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Online Extras Fall/Winter 2014
    • Eye-catching Designs for Perfect Patio Pots: Just as a garden can be a work of art, a well-designed container garden can be an attractive focal point on your patio, balcony, deck or doorstep. By selecting the right combination of thriller, filler and spiller plants you can create patio plantings with pizzazz. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2014
    • Nature's Carpet for the Garden: Using moss in coastal gardens takes a cue from nature. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • Looking Back: Siletz Basket Makers: Basket making is a Native American cultural tradition for the Siletz people on the Central Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Style Set in Stone: Part of our unique Northwest style, informal and organic is the use of natural materials that accentuate the beauty of the region and reflect our environment. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Trees That Please: The Japanese Stewartia is a Four-Season Beauty Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • From Catch to Consumer: With a focus on stewardship, sustainability and quality, the Pacific Coast seafood industry freshens its approach, all the way from pot to plate. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Looking Back: Commercial Fishing on the Oregon Coast: Commercial fishing has been a part of Pacific Northwest culture since the mid-1800s. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Praiseworthy Plants for Coastal Gardens: Rain, wind and sand can make gardening on the coast challenging, but by choosing the right plants, you can make your garden retreat perform all summer long. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Your Garden Variety Hebe: In Greek mythology, Hebe is the goddess of youth; in coastal gardens, the Hebe is the perfect plant to add color and texture. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2013
    • Light Up Your Space: Changing your home's mood is always at your fingertips with a little well-placed LED task lighting, now easier than ever to install. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Projects That Pay: When it comes to your home, get the most out of your time and money by taking on projects that add value now and later. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Garden Variety Glam: Hydrangea: Today's hydrangea varieties glam up your garden with an abundance of color that lasts all summer long. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Looking Back: Dungeness Crab: An enduring coastal delicacy, Dungeness crab has been harvested commercially along the Pacific Coast since the late 1800s. This historic... Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Top 5 Tips for Buying Your Beach Home Now: Good inventory is available, rates are at historic lows, and it's still a buyer's market out there. If you spot that beach home you adore, now might be the best time to answer the knock of opportunity. Coastal real estate experts agree on a handful of tips for making the dream of a beach home come true as painlessly as possible. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Coastal Kitchens Go Green: Eyeing an upgrade for your aging kitchen? A range of customizable recycled and renewable countertop surfaces offer equal parts economy and eco-friendliness. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2012
    • Earth-Friendly Slug Control: Fending Off the Midnight Marauders: Slippery nocturnal creatures slide into your garden and munch away on tender shoots, leaving slimy, damaged plants in their wake. Arm yourself with eco-sound tactics to trick, trap and otherwise dissuade ravenous slugs. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2012
    • Remarkable Rainforests on the Northwest Coast: The Northwest Coast's frequent rains and mild temperatures make it home to magnificent temperate rainforests. Appeared in Online Extras Spring 2012
    • Looking Back: Connecting Coastal Towns: In the late 1800s, before Washington officially became a state, getting around on what we now know as the Long... Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2011
    • Paint It, Light It, Trim It: Fall and winter are ideal for taking on creative projects indoors. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2011
    • Looking Back: Historic Travel to the Coast: Once upon a time, before rail and road networks were developed, travel to the Northwest coast was largely limited to... Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2011
    • On the Grid for Less: You don't have to move to the woods with a lantern to save money on home energy costs. Investigate various methods of reducing those energy bills and make the plunge; you will recapture your investment in no time. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2011
    • Great Coastal Kitchens: If it's true that the kitchen is the heart of the home, then we know of some coastal homes with a beautiful heart! Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2011
    • Looking Back: Historical Look at Pacific Coast Crabbing: Dungeness crab has been harvested commercially along the Pacific Coast since the late 1800s, an important part of the Pacific... Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2011
    • Sage Advice: Sage is a colorful and functional addition to your garden. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2011
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