8 Home Products with Bold, Maine-Inspired Patterns
Hot off the press: bold prints derived from hand-drawn or -carved designs — and the Maine landscape.
TEXT BY ANNIE QUIGLEY
1. Screen- and block-printed tea towels, clockwise from top right: TT14, $24. katharinewatson.com; oak leaf and leafy branch (opposite), $18 each. shopwoodnote.com; gingko leaf, $18, hearthandharrow.com; light purple, $24. CalendulaHandmade on Etsy.
2. Gorham designer Erin Flett’s screen-printed Happy Sad Sun Laura bag will see you through good days and bad. $42. erinflett.com
3. Letterpress flower cards by Portland’s Lisa Pixley come with a note card and a print you can frame. $10 each. printcraft207.com
4. Portlander Jackiellen Bonney’s mottled block-printed pillow conjures moon phases. $40. jackiellenbonney.com
5. In her digitally printed Garden Bed, Gardiner’s Allison McKeen fenced off the sweetest little aerial view. 8″ x 8″, $14. allisonmckeenart.com
6. Rock everyone’s favorite marine algae on a block-printed canvas tote, also by McKeen. $28. vennandmaker.com
7. Intricate screen-printed Swedish dishcloths by Northeast Harbor’s Jennifer Judd-McGee turn cleanup into an art. $6.50 each. swallowfieldshop.com
8. Offset-printed on heavy sheets, painterly blueberry wrapping paper by Portland’s Molly Thompson is sturdy enough to reuse. $10 for 2 24″ x 37″ sheets. prettyflours.com