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Illuminating a New Home or Remodel

Sponsored Content: Fogg Lighting

In a new monthly column, Sanford Fogg, of Fogg Lighting in Portland, offers his best advice on illuminating your home. Q: What’s the most important thing to consider when planning lighting for a new home or remodel? A: Bringing in a lighting designer at the start of a project is key. This is not a […]

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Martha’s Maine Must-Haves

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A longtime champion of local artisans and makers, Martha Stewart reveals her top product picks from around the state.

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Your Doorway to an Inspiring View

Sponsored Content: Marvin Design Gallery by Eldredge Lumber

New Englanders — especially those living in Maine — are passionate about their vistas. Whether your home overlooks Casco Bay, Sebago Lake, or the mountain vistas of Western Maine, the view is definitely the main attraction. So, framing that view and seamlessly connecting your inside space with the beauty right outside your door is key when building […]

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Going Gray (Or Is It Blue?)

Sponsored Content: Penelope Daborn Limited

Falmouth decorator Penelope Daborn shows how to use a fashionable color with a split personality. Growing up in Kenya, India, and England, decorator Penelope Daborn developed an awareness of the way various colors read and interplay that has become second nature. The rich, earthy shades of East Africa and vibrant jewel tones of South Asia […]

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History at Your Feet

Sponsored Content: Bradford's Rug Gallery

Is an antique or vintage rug right for you? Bradford Ross of Bradford’s Rug Gallery in Portland takes the floor to help you decide. Twenty years ago, a refugee from Afghanistan helped Bradford Ross find his life’s work. The man imported rugs from his home country and sold them to the owners of the carpet […]

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Natural Selection

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Portland’s Fiore Home, owned by interior designer Vanessa Helmick, showcases furniture, wallpaper, décor, and Maine art, as well as custom window coverings and upholstery, in the designer’s signature “organic modern” style. More than half of Helmick’s inventory comes from local, women-owned businesses like hers. The key ingredients? Clean lines, natural elements, and plenty of texture. Here are a few of our favorite finds.

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Best of Maine Shopping Guide

Your guide to men’s clothing, silk-screened pillows, dog treats, stone cabinet knobs, and a style consultant.

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