Although the Bonds pride themselves on buying almost exclusively vintage, sometimes even they cheat. These antique-style frames from Pottery Barn, for instance, can pass for period style—with a much lower price point. From $19 at Pottery Barn, 310 NW 23rd Ave, potterybarn.com
A relic from a time when phones meant party lines and bells, this 1907 Stromberg-Carlson phone hangs on the Bonds’ kitchen wall. Though it’s been switched to touch-tone for convenience, “the crank arm still works!” says Chris. Find similar at the Phone Company, 14021 NE Fremont St, 503-253-1124.
Eliza Barchus painted more than 7,500 oils over her 50-year career—landscapes including local spots like Sauvie Island and Mount Hood. Barchus died in 1959 at age 102, and her paintings are among the Bonds’ favorite possessions. Prices on request at elizabarchus.com
“We almost went for an antique icebox, but it was too expensive,” Audry says. Instead, they took a modern approach: behind the expert custom cabinetry and period hinges lies a brand-new integrated Miele refrigerator. From $7,195 at Basco, 1411 NW Davis St, bascoappliances.com
Solid cast-brass hardware holds the weight of heavy velvet curtains, while the ornate detailing of this drapery rod set with turned finials from Rejuvenation replicates the look of Victorian originals. $142 at Rejuvenation, 1100 SE Grand Ave, rejuvenation.com
The Bonds opted for a boldly geometric Eugene Field–style floorcloth (as an alternative to an area rug) from a Portland company that re-creates historical patterns. From $210 for 2-by-3-foot size at Gracewood Design, 6107 NE 32nd Pl, gracewooddesign.com
The Bonds are always on the lookout for items from the 1905 Lewis and Clark Exposition. Their collection currently includes goblets, tickets, souvenir plates, and a prized $8 mint-condition souvenir book with photos. Find similar on ebay.com.
Should she ever win the lottery, Audry has her sights set on an original Tiffany student desk lamp. With their handmade delicate glass shades and engraved bases, these pieces now soar into the tens of thousands for cost. Find similar at the Antique Traders, theantiquetraders.com.
Huge and heavy, this 1899 cast-iron New Economy Elevated stove still starts with the strike of a match. The Bonds had it restored to its shiny original glory with one update: the upper gas ovens were insulated and converted to electric. From $8,500 at Dave Erickson Stoves, ericksonsantiquestoves.com