Colorful modern-art-inspired décor, interior designer Nicola Manganello discusses her rustic-elegant look, the backstory on E. Swasey & Co. stoneware, the magic of Freeport during the holidays, a most enchanting Acadia roadblock, groovy mid-century houses for sale, an antique general store in need of saving, and advice on your home and garden conundrums.
It’s a mile hike in from Jefferson’s Egypt Road to our current camp crush, a historic living room gets a modern makeover, inside the airy studio where ceramic artist Alison Evans crafts her marine-inspired pieces, and a Surry couple communes with their waterfront land in a pair of linked yurts.
The Money Pit
A harrowing renovation deepens a writer’s connection to her antique home and her adopted home state.
By Kate Christensen
Do your utility bills leave you feeling burned? Learn what’s new (and not) on Maine’s heating landscape and which technologies deliver the most BTUs for your buck.
By Hannah Holmes
Maine for the Holidays
Here in winter wonderland, the best-decorated homes harmonize with the starkly beautiful setting. The proof is in these 29 ideas from local creatives.
By Petra Guglielmetti
An architect and his partner infuse their historic home with moody hues and a strong point of view.
By Sara Anne Donnelly
A couple is restoring an ancestral farm through hard work and a laid-back sense of style.
By Virginia M. Wright
For a Portland photo stylist, moving from suburban house to city loft brings a cheerful new perspective.
By Laura Wallis
Over the River and Through the Woods
To Grandpa’s house we go for backyard fun and an unfussy meal.
By Sarah Stebbins
Why I Live Here
Thirty years ago, reader Linda Duffy, of Cushing, and her husband unwittingly purchased a piece of the most famous property in town.