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Rejuvenation Classic American Lighting & House Parts

Rejuvenation Classic American Lighting & House Parts

It’s been a long time since I ordered anything from Rejuvenation, but the Portland-based “classic American lighting & house parts” company was a lifesaver when I replaced the painted-over hinges throughout my apartment several years ago. The spring catalog arrived the other day, and the ‘Hood’ chandelier pictured on the cover made my pulse quicken, […]

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If I Lived Here: The view’s great but nobody stays very long

If I Lived Here: The view’s great but nobody stays very long

Last month while visiting California, I had the opportunity to see the now retired lighthouse at Port Reyes National Seashore. While the lighthouse isn’t the subject of today’s post, please take a moment to visit the Port Reyes National Seashore website and learn more about its fascinating history. I don’t want to spoil it, but let’s […]

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Open House: James and Blue’s Restful Northfield Home

Open House: James and Blue’s Restful Northfield Home

Thanks to Nalani, a Strange Closets reader, for emailing me about her good friends James and Blue.  From the curb, the couple’s home, with its brick and siding exterior and prominent garage, looks lovely but very traditional, so I was surprised and delighted by the home’s global influences, peaceful energy and most importantly, its fascinating […]

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Open House: James and Blue’s Northfield Garden

Open House: James and Blue’s Northfield Garden

Pretty neat garden, huh?  Enjoy! Click here for James and Blue’s Open House.

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