My husband and I just returned from a quick
trip down the Washington-Oregon Coast,
where I not only found some great loot
for my space at Faded,
but also managed to stumble
upon what just might be the most
beautiful places in the Northwest.
First up...just along the Columbia River past Camas, Washington.
The lookout was a small spot, but attracted many gatherers,
all of whom were in awe of the vast view of
the Columbia River.
Travelling along side the Columbia River, on Hwy 14, you will
stumble upon this...
the third oldest bridge on the Columbia
Bridge Of The Gods
This bridge links Washington to Oregon.
The views to each side of the bridge were
After crossing the bridge into Oregon,
we headed towards Portland and ran into
one of my husband's "must do's"
for our getaway...
Those who know me well realize
hiking was NOT on my "must do"
list for the weekend, but
with much encouragement and
bribing...my husband got his way!
And, I admit, it was well worth it!
Next, it was onto our hotel...
McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale
After checking in, we were off to
explore the grounds and enjoy a bite to eat at
Fire Station Pub
a dip (okay...a long soak)
in the outdoor salt water
soaking pool. (We waited til dark and enjoyed it
We ended our evening with a sit down movie in
We watched "This Is 40" and laughed
throughout the entire thing. So funny!
We woke up refreshed and after a quick breakfast we were off
to do more junkin!
This is how we travelled home! Thank goodness we didn't
have the kiddos with us!
Here's how I made it all fit at
|Antique wooden yarn spools|
|Adorned yarn spools|
|Rusty tin pail|
|Antique children's rocker|
|Rickety white picket fence upcycled into coat rack|
|For my coffee luvin' friends...a coffee filter lamp :)|
|An assortment of large painted frames|
|A fun collection of antique travel cases.|
We wrapped up with weekend with our
kids, my parents,
and this lovely view of the mountains
Cheers to being surrounded by such beauty!
Have a terrific week!