March/April 2019

coral paint

Photograph by Sarah Beard Buckley; interior by Annie Stickney

Rosy Outlook

Home Decorating Guide

Peachy-pink shades are red-hot right now, thanks to color authority Pantone naming Living Coral it’s Color of the Year.

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Loi Thai's Castine cottage

Meeting Their Match

House Tour

It was love at first sight for a Maryland couple and their cheerful Castine cottage.

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Nineteenth-century brick buildings line the West Market Square Historic District at Main and Broad streets. Photograph by Soubanh Phanthay.

Destination Bangor, Maine


Beautiful architecture, great food, fine art, and a frontier spirit

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maritime crafts

Sailors’ Delights


Two hundred years ago, mariners’ hands were rarely idle, as evidenced by the wealth of intriguing objects they created, appraiser John Bottero says.

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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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