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Rustic Lakefront Home in Maine | A 400-Square-Foot Getaway

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Karlin has sacrificed certain creature comforts–though to hear her tell it, they’re hardly sacrifices. One critical affordability decision... Read More »

Salvage Transforms Old Houses

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Call him a historian of small things, an anatomist of old houses – call him a philistine, if... Read More »

Silhouettes | Antiques & Collectibles

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As a fashion statement, the chic and classic all-black look has been around for a long time; it... Read More »

Stephen Willette | Artisan Profile

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Woodworker Stephen Willette doesn’t like things going to waste, but there’s another reason why he often builds with... Read More »

Steps to Repairing Objects

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1. The First Fit Schulefand begins with a dry fit, reassembling the item without any adhesive to see... Read More »

Stop Rocking Chairs from Walking

Stop Rocking Chairs from Walking

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You may have noticed that some rocking chairs will “walk” forward or move from side to side when... Read More »

The Fixers

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The Learning Curve “There isn’t a lot of literature or guidance for repairing books,” Gray explains, noting that... Read More »

The New New England Heirlooms

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“It’s like a painting,” she explains. “I add pieces of fabric in response to what’s there.” After she... Read More »

Tips for Polishing Silverware

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Want to keep your silver in tip-top shape? The best way to clean silver is to use and... Read More »

Tuttle’s Family Farm | House for Sale

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Lucy wonders what the farm would look like today if she or Becky had been given the chance... Read More »

Unity House | A Leed Platinum Sustainable House

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In the end, it’s not just about the science and technology of Unity House. It’s something deeper, more... Read More »

Used Wood Furniture Checklist

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You’re in the market for wooden furniture, have a budget, and want to get the best-and longest-lasting-furniture your... Read More »

Velvet-Ribbon Ornaments

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Here’s another great entry-level holiday craft. If you can wrap ribbon around a frame, you can make this... Read More »

Vermont Daylillies

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The weather has been so glorious lately and my thoughts are turning to the beautiful corner of northern... Read More »

Waterfront Property in Tenants Harbor, Maine

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From this year-round waterfront property in Tenants Harbor, Maine, you can see Andrew Wyeth’s summer house across the... Read More »

Where Kelly Shops

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Addo Novo: When McGuill needs midcentury and minimalist elements to balance out all her antiques, she heads to... Read More »

Where to Find Materials

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Craft stores (whether you visit in person or online) such as Jo-Ann, A. C. Moore, and Michaels are... Read More »

Whiting & Davis Mesh Purses | Antiques & Collectibles

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I could never be a nomad. It’s not the thought of traversing distant lands that turns me off;... Read More »

Yankee Classic: Guide to House Styles in New England

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Second Empire houses are queenly. The diagnostic feature is the mansard roof carried like a crown on decorative... Read More »

Yankee Humor | Welcome to Your Really Old House

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Congratulations! As the proud new owner of a vintage New England home, you can look forward to many... Read More »

Yellow Dye

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Combine 5 tablespoons of ground turmeric with the base and stir well. Simmer just until the turmeric dissolves,... Read More »

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