Tag Archives: Olivia Beach

Why We Bought An Airbnb

airbnb

Have you stayed at an airbnb before?

Paul and I recently moved to Portland and our plan was to buy a one bedroom condo in the Pearl District, live in it for at least two years and then decide if we were going to stay in the city or rent the condo out to travel.

Well that plan didn’t work.

First off, there was a lack of supply of units that we liked and what worked in our price range. Finally, when we did find the perfect combination of the two – we ended up in a bidding war with two other parties and lost out to an offer that waived an inspection and bank appraisal.

I was over it. (more…)

Beach House Design Ideas: The Powder Room

Bathroom-Makeover

Love this makeover by Bless’er House

We bought a beach house last week and it’s going to be built in the Olivia Beach community in Lincoln City in just three months! Which means I need to get a hustle on any major design decisions asap.

My first project?

I decided to tackle the main floor powder room because it was a small room to start off with. I also chose this room in case any of the items I needed were on backorder. The floor tile I picked out takes 8-10 weeks to deliver, so it’s a good thing to get a move on. (more…)