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We’re crushing on this twinning Georgetown retreat, a bright revamp transforms a dark (and fumy) Rockport cottage, five minutes with southern Maine creative Sarah Storms, a communal backyard unites neighbors from two towns, and Round Pond’s wee Second Empire celebrity.
There Goes the Neighborhood
Ardent nesters or interlopers? A former city dweller and her brood try to find a middle ground..
By Rosanna Gargiulo
Order in the House
Small office? No office? Jumbled pantry? Local pros address these and other organizational challenges with stylish ideas tailor-made for Maine homes.
By Jen Derose
Behind the Canvas
Come be a fly on the wall on this rare tour of homes and studios belonging to 11 celebrated Maine artists.
By Walter Smalling
On Vinalhaven, design ingenuity immerses a New York couple in their wild, waterfront plot.
By Amy Sutherland
Their Blue Heaven
An Icelandic glacier was the springboard for a couple’s serene new build in Falmouth.
By Sara Anne Donnelly
Georgia painters find peace, and plenty of inspiration, on a remote Penobscot Bay island.
By Joyce Kryszak
A patchy landscape is made worthy of its perch on MDI’s famous fjard.
By Virginia M. Wright
Why I Live Here
In Brooklin, a waterfront property with a party-ready yard passes from one owner to the next over a croquet lesson.
Cover photo by: Greta Rybus