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Kennebunkport tiny cottage

Small Wonder

House Tour

A look inside a recently renovated 285-square-foot tiny cottage in Kennebunkport

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Retro Revival

Retro Revival

House Tour

When it came time for Louisa Nelson to renovate her family’s mid-century modern cottage on Pemaquid Point, she opted to embrace a clean-lined aesthetic.

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passive-solar maine home

Greenhouse Effect

House Tour

It’s nearly impossible not to feel good in Luke and Sarah Cellier’s passive-solar home above the Back River in Georgetown.

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Pre Fab Home

Way Fab Prefabs

House Tour

In their quest for affordable, energy-efficient homes, some Mainers are thinking outside the site-built box.

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Movers and Shakers

Sponsored Content: Chilton Furniture

To come up with their fresh, modern designs, Jen and Jared Levin, of Chilton Furniture, draw inspiration from a 300-year-old religious sect.

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furnished living room

Straight-Up Advice for Downsizers

Sponsored Content: Endicott Home Furnishings

Small-space experts Ross and Christine Endicott of Endicott Home Furnishings candidly deliver their top five tips for downsizing.

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Whitehall Inn

Digs for Design Lovers

Maine Travel

Top decorators have been making their mark on Maine’s inns. Feast your eyes on these stylish places to stay.

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Holiday decorating

Simplifying the Season

Home Design

Seven years ago, I hit a holiday low. Our first son was six months old and I was dragging him around the house in a bouncy seat while I draped garlands, set up small, lighted trees, and arranged holly branches on the sideboard and china cabinet. Not content to simply gaze adoringly at me while […]

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Lacanche Sully

In My Next Life, I Will Own This Stove

Home Design

Lately, my Instagram feed has been awash with images of almost-too-beautiful-to-be-real Lacanche ranges. And recently, I learned that at least one of the 200-year-old French company’s hand-assembled, customizable models — the Chagny 1400 — has surfaced in Maine. The seven-burner ivory cooker with jewelry-like brass knobs is the centerpiece of a rehabbed Rockport kitchen designed […]

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Portland Bungalow

Exterior Paint Makeovers

Home Design

Recently, there have been some amazing transformations on our Portland street. Not major renovations, mind you, but simple, impactful upgrades made primarily with fresh coats of paint. Exhibit A: Our friends’ bungalow (above), previously known to all as “the pink house,” is now a handsome inky gray with bright-white trim, brackets, and exposed rafter tails […]

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