Built with straw bales, a Mount Desert Island home is practical, energy efficient, and beautiful.
With an eye on a quick sale, a couple updates a tattered old house on Portland’s Munjoy Hill — and they like it so well, they decide to stay.
When I was in kindergarten, the school bus dropped me off at a construction site. My parents were building their dream home on Cousins Island in Yarmouth and I’d spend my afternoons watching from a rock in the muddy yard as my dad worked alongside a carpenter.
A couple carves a homestead out of the woods in Ellsworth.
This year, our love for Maine makers and artisans met our ingrained Yankee frugality. The result? Dozens of brilliant and stylish
Maine-made gifts for your sweetheart, your kids, your friends, your coworkers, even your dog — and none of them will break the bank.
“The House is bleak. There is no softening landscape, no adjacent buildings other than a lonely barn to add the warmth that a cluster provides, only sky as the limitless background to a house that is unadorned. One believes Wyeth when he said of the house, ‘I just couldn’t stay away from there. It was Maine.’ “
A couple preserves a family tradition with a new house that bests the original while retaining its warmth and charm.
A Bar Harbor home is built from the ground up — literally.
A carved-up granite hilltop offers a breathtaking perch for a seasonal retreat on the island of Vinalhaven.
A Maine Antiques Shopping How-To
Two artists add color and spark to an 89-year-old bungalow while embracing its beautiful simplicity.
Dedicated to her mother-in-law’s vision, Cynthia Hosmer tends a landmark coastal garden in York.