Woven items to complement fall’s palette, Dahlov Ipcar works to collect (or covet), pro paint picks for your front door, cult textiles come to Gorham, a treehouse for grownups, International Style in Cape E., a homey farmhouse that needs a hero, roadtripping through Wiscasset, and straight-shooting advice on your home and garden conundrums.
This log cabin gives us all the feels, intrepid DIYers put their stamp on a neglected Freeport cottage, five minutes with fashion designer Adele Masengo Ngoy, renowned artist Charlie Hewitt invites us into his Portland studio, and an owner painstakingly restores her George Washington–era tiny home.
To say goodbye to her family’s Cushing farmhouse, a writer reflects — and walks laps.
By Jean Rukkila
Restoration Done Right
A meticulously rehabbed Union home offers lessons for anyone embarking on a renovation of one of Maine’s senior residences
By Scott T. Hanson
Look on the Bright Side
Declining prices, changes in state policy, and improved technology mean there’s never been a better time to go solar in Maine.
By Tom Groening
Sixteen designers reimagine nine rooms and a sunken garden at La Rochelle — a masterpiece of Bar Harbor’s gilded age.
I Think We’re Alone Now
To escape city stress (and crowds), a New York couple sought out a saltwater farm in Cushing.
By Amy Sutherland
A family finds solace, and creative footing, at a former summer retreat in Bridgton.
By Sara Anne Donnelly
Hiding in Plain Sight
Design sleight-of-hand makes a lakeside home in Rome disappear
By Elizabeth Choi
A tidal pond sets the tone for a serene blue and pink garden in York.
By Virginia M. Wright
Why I Live Here
Sean Fowlds used to hang prints of Maine lighthouses in his Florida home. Now he’s got the real thing framed in his Port Clyde windows.
Cover photo by: Irvin Serrano