Winter 2018

Cape Elizabeth house tour

Period Drama

House Tour

An architect and his partner infuse their historic home with moody hues and a strong point of view

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E. Swasey & Co. stoneware

Photograph by Adam DeTour

Holding Patterns


This history behind a 19th-century pantry staple whose signature look is synonymous with quality and Maine’s largest city.

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Casa Cubista, More & Co.

Courtesy of More & Co.

Abstract Expression

Home Decorating Guide

Punch up winter’s one-note palette with vibrant pieces inspired by modern art

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Warming Trends

Expert Advice

Learn what’s new (and not) on Maine’s heating landscape and which technologies deliver the most BTUs for your buck.

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winter home maintenance

Photograph by Benjamin Williamson

Home Rx

Ask Hannah Holmes

Hannah Holmes on maximizing energy savings in an old home, security cameras for snowbirds, and more.

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Freeport, Maine

Photograph by Benjamin Williamson

Little Big Town


With diverse shops, woodsy retreats, and community warmth aplenty, Freeport just might be the perfect holiday getaway

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homey things to do in Maine

Photograph by Benjamin Williamson

Homey Things to Do This Season

Places to Explore

Maine’s largest light show, holiday high tea, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and more.

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Maine Homes by Down East, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Editor's Note

The second issue of Maine Homes by Down East magazine. In this issue — heating trends, decorating for the holidays, and more!

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