March/April 2019

Jan ter Weele and his paintings

Local Color

Studio Visit

In his two-room Portland studio, oil painter Jan ter Weele translates lucid memories into richly layered scenes.

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tassel drawer handles

Tie One On Flourishes are functional on Oomph’s painted wood-and-brass Easton nightstand, trimmed with cotton tassels. $2,995.

Fringe Benefits


Embellishing everything from pillows to purses, tassels are holding sway in the design world this spring.

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Kennebunkport Maine

Why I Live Here

Why I Live Here

“I’ve been well known for my scenic photography of Kennebunkport for the last 26 years…”

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Artful Aerie


A home for a family (and their pet birds) nests among the trees on a precious Washington County plot.

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how to rent your home

How to Rent Your Maine Home

Expert Advice

Among the many perks of owning property in Vacationland: a steady influx of visitors who just might be willing to shell out for a stay in your pad. Make the most of your asset with help from our insider guide.

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Maine real estate, Mechanic Falls Colonial Revival

Photograph by Gabe Souza

Glory Days

Save This Place

One of a set of three, this house is an enduring, if tired, symbol of Mechanic Falls’ prosperous industrial past.

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things to do in Maine

Photograph by Benjamin Williamson

Homey Things to Do in Maine this Spring

Places to Explore

Shop for antiques, stroll gardens filled with native plants, chat with local contractors, landscapers, and other pros, and more!

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Isle au Haut lighthouse

Photograph by Joe Keeney

To the Lighthouse!

Listings We Love

Who says a house has to be a regular old house? Make a statement in a historic church, school, or lightkeeper’s cottage — and preserve a cherished landmark in the process.

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