November/December 2019

Heidi Beaudry in her home

Five Minutes with Heidi Beaudry

Q & A

Bangor mid-century buff/antiques picker/This Attic Vintage Etsy shop owner Heidi Beaudry on her gift-giving strategy and the finds she hoards for herself.

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the living room of a renovated triple-decker Victorian in Portland Maine

Room to Grow

House Tour

With creative renovations and modern flourishes, a Portland triple-decker becomes an airy, easygoing home for a young family.

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Charlotte Holmes and her Greek Revival in Belfast

Sweet Spot

Homes

After years of metaphorically moving in and out of Maine houses, a writer finds her place on the midcoast.

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Rachael and Kurt Anderson’s Winterport entry

All Is Bright

House Tour

Once home to squatters, a family’s sunny Winterport Colonial is now filled with hygge and holiday vibes.

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South Portland, Why I Live Here, Luke's Lobster

South Portland, Maine

Why I Live Here

Why I Live Here

From their SoPo home, the family behind Luke’s Lobster has a bird’s-eye view of the activity that fuels their business.

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Victorian painted sleds

Snow Queens

Antiques

A century ago, elegant painted sleds from western Maine ruled sliding hills, appraiser John Bottero writes.

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Emi Ito's studio in Bath, Maine

Emi Ito is pictured with one of six looms in her Bath studio — a Swedish countermarch loom, which creates a tight weave and allows the user to sit upright.

Dream Weaver

Studio Visit

In her attic studio, Emi Ito breaks the rules of textile production with her imaginative, hand-woven scarves and wraps.

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Alna Camp Crush, Alna Maine

Narrow Escape

Camp Crush

We can’t get over how sweet this petite Alna camp is.

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holiday gift wrapping tips from Portland’s Gus & Ruby Letterpress

Holiday Wrap-Up

Décor

Looking to spiff up this year’s gifts? We asked master wrapper Samantha Finigan, co-founder of Portland’s Gus & Ruby Letterpress, to share her top tips. 

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West Gardiner Octagon House

Full Circle

Historic Highlight

West Gardiner’s Octagon House is an attention-grabbing artifact of a 19th-century fad.

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