Making a Wish Come True

We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with Make-A-Wish Oregon to create a very special project for a very special kid. Daniel’s wish was to have a Bowser Castle-inspired playhouse in his backyard.

Building from the Outside In

Capturing the expansive views surrounding this new home was a priority to our clients. Now, the home and its breathtaking surroundings are featured on Eugene Magazine’s website so readers can take in the sights too.

Dana Tessler is a Happening Person

We know Rainbow Valley partner Dana Tessler is a special person. Now the rest of Eugene does too, thanks to the Eugene Weekly choosing her as a “Happening Person” in a recent issue. Dana started as a once-a-month bookkeeper for us and was made a partner four years later.

New House in Veneta

The 30′ tall “Great Hall” of this new Veneta residence is really starting to take shape as our crew continues to make progress on framing. Take a look around and don’t forget to look up!

Tall Timber Patio

These homeowners extended the livable space of their South Eugene home and connected the indoors to the outdoors with the addition of a beautiful patio space. Read the story and see additional photos here and a video here.

A Simply Tasteful Kitchen

This story, featured in the Register-Guard’s Home & Garden section, tells how we completely transformed a kitchen from frustrating space to a baker and chef’s paradise. We used Old World elements and crafted them around modern luxuries for a highly functional yet timeless kitchen. Read the article and see additional photos of the James kitchen

From a “Little Cave” to a Functional, Stylish Kitchen

This article, featured in the Register-Guard, tells the story of a couple that loved their new home, with the exception of the small, dark kitchen. With our help, the kitchen is now their favorite room: functional, bright, and full of artistic details. Read the article and see additional photos of the Schmidt residence here.

Scharpf Family Cabin Featured in The Register-Guard

Check out The Register-Guard’s article, “Family Cabin on the Lakeshore,” on our remodel of the Scharpf family cabin. The project aimed to design and build a new cabin that respected the memories and form of the original 1930s family retreat. To view more project photos, click here.

Portland’s 2nd Annual ADU Tour

Join us for Portland’s 2nd Annual Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) tour May 29th – May 31st. The two-day self-guided tour features 25 ADUs including Rainbow Valley Design and Construction’s 504-square-foot garage addition for Julie Knoedler and Colleen Sunde. The garage addition will be featured on Saturday’s tour.

Berner Remodel Featured in The Register-Guard

Check out The Register-Guard’s article, “Cozy space between the timbers,” on our remodel of the Berner Master Suite. To view more project photos, click here. This project won the Oregon Remodeler’s Association Outstanding Remodeling Achievement Award for Residential Interior under $100k in 2010.

Eugene Symphony Guild’s 2014 Holiday Kitchen Tour

Join us on Saturday December 6 from 10am-4pm for the 2014 Eugene Symphony Guild’s Holiday Kitchen Tour to benefit the Eugene Symphony. Two of our featured kitchens, the Wong and the West, will be showcased on the tour. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 day of the event at all tour homes. Visit for more information.

Pomranky Patio & Spa Outdoor Space Featured

The award winning Pomranky Patio & Spa was included in Eugene Magazine’s featured article, “Take it Outside” and 1859’s featured article, “Backyard Oasis.” For this project, Rainbow Valley installed a private spa-like retreat for year-round outdoor living, cooking, relaxing and entertaining.  The project won two awards in 2012.

Rainbow Valley Wins “Favorite Home Builder” and “Favorite Remodeling Contractor” in Reader’s Choice Awards

Rainbow Valley Design and Construction received first place in the “Favorite Home Builder” category in the Register-Guard’s Reader’s Choice Awards. This is the company’s sixth consecutive win and the sixth year for the category. This year, the Register-Guard added a “Favorite Remodeling Contractor” category, which Rainbow Valley also won.

Rainbow Valley Backyard Cottage Featured in Houzz Article

The Krause cottage was included in a recent Houzz article about water collection. This project represents two things that are increasingly popular among our clients: accessory dwelling units (ADUs), also called backyard cottages and water collection for home gardening.

Rainbow Valley Wins Contractor of the Year Award

Rainbow Valley Design and Construction was named the 2014 Northwest Regional Contractor of the Year by The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) in the “Entire House” category for the Gardner Whole-House Remodel.

Rainbow Valley Wins ‘Best of Houzz 2014’

Rainbow Valley was awarded “Best Of Houzz 2014” in the Customer Satisfaction category by the 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. Houzz is an online platform for home remodeling and design, where users can connect directly with local professionals. Click here to follow us on Houzz.

We’re a Bold Steps Award Finalist!

Rainbow Valley is a finalist for the City of Eugene Bold Steps Award! Visit to learn more about the Bold Steps award and the other finalists.