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Maine Homes by Down East Magazine, Winter 2021

Maine Homes by Down East Magazine

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The Guide

Home products in seasonally coordinated greens, a funky new Waterville vintage store, nearly everything in this Portland blanket shop is for sale, a colorful 1906 Bingham house needs a hero, Cherryfield’s history flows through this handsome Federal, and candid answers to your home dilemmas.

Get Inspired

We’re crushing on this Freeport barn-inspired home, dreamy room makeovers for Freeport sisters, five minutes with Portland artist Evelyn Wong, a maker of bright bird feeders lands in Boothbay Harbor, novel ways to decorate with quilts, and artful approaches to wood stacking.

Living Large

For a writer and her little brood, a sprawling Brunswick home is the perfect fit.

By Mary Pols

It Took a Village

To satisfy his penchant for rescuing, and living among, period houses, a Pittston antiques dealer created his own 19th-century-style compound.

By Sara Anne Donnelly

Homegrown Holiday

Everything you need for a stylish season is right here in our snowy midst.

By Sarah Stebbins

Minding Their Manor

An Alna couple presides over 250 years of history on the Sheepscot River.

By Sara Anne Donnelly

Like Magic

That’s how a Rockland homeowner thinks of her stylish cottage, especially at this time of year.

By Jesse Ellison

Double Take

Attached at the hip for more than a century, these Portland row houses have polar-opposite personalities, thanks to the modern families that inhabit them.

By Petra Guglielmetti

2021 Maine Homes Gift Guide

From candlesticks to kids’-room décor, to kitchenware, we present 25 clever ideas for the design lovers on your list.

By Jen Derose

Why I Live Here

After two decades in Paris, Erica Berman built a cozy Newcastle home, and found a new calling, growing food for needy Mainers.


Cover photo by Danielle Sykes

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