Beautiful Studio

Some days I wish I could escape all that’s going on and retreat to place like this. Float Watershed is a small studio in the Willamette Valley, in Oregon. With a 100 square feet, it was designed to be a writing studio for a philosophy professor with a love for nature. She was the one who actively participated in the design, together with her daughter, the designer.

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The view is spectacularly tranquil.

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Float Watershed has many eco-friendly features. Firstly, the studio has small tunnels under it that can gather rare reptiles. There’s the water collection basin for birds and deer. Also, the owner wanted a roof that amplifies rain sounds.

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The construction uses a steel frame, stainless steel bolts and cedar and glass enclosure layer. The entire studio is removable and recyclable. If there’s the need, the wooden elements can be recycled piece-by-piece. Also, the steel frame can be removed, reused or recycled, depending on the situation. Read more here.

Beautiful Wedding in Portland, Oregon

I just spent four wonderful days celebrating
a wedding with family in Portland, Oregon
and I must say I adore Portland. This weekend
was all about the most beautiful wedding I’ve
ever attended along with some deserved
mentions! Simple, modern, and about as
personable as any occasion can be.
Congrats to the bride and groom and family.

The special occasion started out with a dinner
at the beautiful family owned Apolloni Vineyards.
The people, food, weather and wine was superb
and the backdrop setting was perfect.
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The beautiful weekend culminated in the
best wedding ever at The Colony at St. Johns.
So much Love!
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