Eugene Home Improvement Show

Are you going to the Home Improvement Show the weekend of October 6-8, 2017? This is the 35th annual Lane County Home Improvement Show, located at the Lane Events Center Fairgrounds in Eugene. Home Improvement Shows are a great way to get inspired about home remodels...

Remodeling Jobs: Prayer Room

Finding yourself in need of a quiet place to meditate or pray? You might consider selecting a room or corner of your home as a dedicated Prayer Room. There are many places in your home that could become a Prayer Rooms - from empty bedrooms to quiet nooks where you...

Garage Remodel: Craft Corner

In this month’s edition of our “Garage Remodel” blog, we’re looking at creating a Craft Room for our client. Example: A Red Umbrella client works full-time but has a passion for arts and crafts. She loves beadwork, textiles and paper mache pottery. She and her husband...

When Is The Right Time To Remodel?

So, the kids have headed off to school... They’re in, they’re out and nothing is in the right place. You’re working, your spouse is working and in between you’re shuttling the kids all over town. But every time you run back in the house you notice something that needs...

2017 Festivals around Eugene

Fall is such a delicious time of year, isn’t it! It’s still warm enough to play outside but without the high heat of summer. It’s the perfect time to get out to some of our regions festivals! Whether you’re a fan of music, the arts, cosplay, film or other creative...

Remodeling Jobs: Bathrooms

So, you’re one of those gals who voraciously reads home building magazines and imagines putting your own personal touch on that older home you bought. You’re a busy working woman and investing in a 40-50 year old home (or older) was more feasible than building your...

Garage Ideas: The Auto Repair Shop

So, you’re thinking about retiring from your high pressure job and doing something you find more fulfilling? You’ve been working on cars and trucks since you were a kid, hanging out with your dad in the driveway, tinkering with your first ride. You know your way...

What’s For Dinner?

Juicy, succulent grapes. Toasty hazelnuts. Tart summer strawberries. Earthy roasted turnips and rutabagas. All delicious, and all grown right here in Eugene and the Willamette Valley. You could build quite the smorgasbord just by using locally-grown fruits,...

August 21st Eclipse

For the first time in 99 years, there will be a Total Eclipse of the Sun across the continental United States! We’ll be especially lucky in Western Oregon, because we will be the first Americans to get a glimpse of the 2017 Eclipse. The total eclipse will first be...

How Big Can You Dream?

It’s a box. A square. A receptacle. A space. It has three walls, one or more doors and a roof. It might have windows. It has a floor. It could be small, medium or large. What is it? It’s your garage! But oh, it can be so much more… It might be for work or play. It can...