Feeling inspired

With the fall equinox coming next week, it is the perfect time for inspirtaion for autumn decorating ideas. One of my favorites is switching out pillows, table cloths, curtains, …. small changes where I can add some fall colors to our home. We love the orange and brown color splashes. Whether you are seeking a small update or a full remodel, here is some inspiration to get you started. Visit the wonderful blog, "The Inspired Room" at http://theinspiredroom.net/

Happy Decorating!

The Jeanne Paul Team


Posted on September 12, 2013 at 6:40 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Decorating, Home Improvement, Real Estate, Remodel Bathroom, Remodel Kithen, Seasonal Ideas, Things to do |

Save energy and earn tax credits up to $500

The federal energy tax credit means that homeowners are eligible for a tax credit when they purchase and install  select energy-efficient appliances and materials before the end of the calendar year. There are many qualifiers so review the details on the Energy Star's website: http://www.energystar.gov/

 

The following items are eligible for a tax credit up to the maximum listed:

 

Advanced main air circulating fan: $50

High-efficiency furnace: $150

High-efficiency heat pump: $300

High-efficiency central air conditioner: $300

High-efficiency water heater: $300

Select biomass stoves: $300

 

We are excited to share this news with you!

Jeanne Paul Team


Posted on September 3, 2013 at 1:00 am
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Home Improvement, new appliances, Things to do | Tagged , , ,

Transition to Fall

 

I love when the leaves start changing, the beginning of a new school year, crisp mornings, liong hikes, and selectively redecorating so our home feels like the season. Here are some decorating tips I found useful: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zNgsaQ-haU


Posted on August 13, 2013 at 12:51 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Decorating, Seasonal Ideas, Things to do, Uncategorized | Tagged ,

There is a new light sculptures on Davis Street in downtown Portland.

The new light sculptures, "Nepanthe" on Davis Street are made of fiberglass and steel with LED lights fueled by photovoltaic cells on the top. If you want to read more about the work, visit these websites:

http://joewilsonimages.com/docs/davis-street-light-sculptures.pdf

http://racc.org/public-art/installation-dan-corson%E2%80%99s-nepanthes-now-underway

To arrange a site visit and/or interview with the artists, contact Kristin Calhoun at 503-823-5111 or kcalhoun@racc.org.


Posted on June 13, 2013 at 3:36 pm
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Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events: Fireworks, Festivals, Music, Sales, & More Rose Festival Fireworks

Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events: Fireworks, Festivals, Music, Sales, & More

Rose Festival FireworksIf you live in the Rose City, or are visiting Portland during Memorial Day weekend, there are many great events to enjoy!  As always, we have a large list of events including fireworks, fairs, festivals, music, film, theater, etc. (Photo by by Squid Vicious)

http://pdxpipeline.com/monthly-event-list/portland-memorial-day/


Posted on May 21, 2013 at 12:25 am
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Things to do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

My favorite restaurant = Ox

If you are looking for a culinary adventure in an amazing space, look no further than Ox Restaurant. Each bite is a taste explosion–try the Dirty Grandma Agnes cocktail…it'll knock your socks off.

Food: Amazing

Atmospher: Exposed bricks, lovely art, warm colors, great lighting

Location: 2225 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite 100

Hours:

Regular hours begin April 24: Tuesday through Saturday, 5 pm to close.

http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/eat-and-drink/eat-beat/articles/inside-ox-restaurant-april-2012/

 

ox


Posted on May 7, 2013 at 4:48 am
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