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How-to Clean and Repair Wood Floors | DIY Advice

15 votes, 3.53 avg. rating (71% score)

Hardwood offers a lot of value to the home in terms of resale desirability, durability and aesthetics. Learn... Read More »

1. Twig Band Rings

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1. Diamonds set in 18-karat gold bezel refine the intentionally rough edges of these twig band rings, available... Read More »

10 Best Plants that Attract Butterflies

5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Want more butterflies in the garden? This list of the ten best plants that attract butterflies is here... Read More »

10 Fall Garden Tips

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

Read these 10 fall garden tips to prepare for the long stretch of winter weather. 1. Check the... Read More »

10 Favorite Antiques Stores, Flea Markets & Salvage Shops

4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

Lynn filled her house with items from all of these Maine stores. Her best advice: Take your time.... Read More »

12 Painting Tips

7 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (72% score)

1. Don’t wait for the cool days of fall to start your outside paint job. There may be... Read More »

15 Practical Party Tips

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Read these simple party tips for hosts before planning your next big event 1. Don’t make things you’ve... Read More »

16 Fall Cleaning Tips

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Home Tips: Fall Chore Shortcuts 1. Clean painted woodwork with a solution of 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1... Read More »

1640 House in Barnstable, Massachusetts | House for Sale

6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

This 1640 house in Barnstable, Massachusetts, is so drenched in history that you may even hear echoes of... Read More »

1779 Georgian Colonial in Francestown, NH | House For Sale

7 votes, 4.29 avg. rating (84% score)

During the 1990s, a New Jersey couple walked through more than 50 New England homes before deciding to... Read More »

1800s House Renovation in Providence | Ship Shape

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

A Providence designer turned a tiny, dilapidated 1800s house into a nautically inspired New England haven. To say... Read More »

2. Mother-of-Pearl Necklace

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2. Rose Kauffman strings mother-of-pearl and tiny beads on simple cords to create her feather necklace (left; $47)... Read More »

3. Made-to-Order Rings and Cuffs

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3. Made-to-order rings ($95-$125) and cuffs ($250-$350) are cast in sterling silver from collected birch bark. Twigs and... Read More »

4. Resin Cuff Bracelets

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4. Paying homage to Nantucket’s celebrated scrimshaw craft, these bug cuffs ($170 each) are made of hand-painted and... Read More »

4th of July Crafts | Table Decor

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Whenever I throw a holiday get-together for family and friends, I like to add a handcrafted touch made... Read More »

5 Things You Can Clean with Toothpaste

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Sure, toothpaste gives you fresh breath and sparkling teeth, but did you know that it also works on... Read More »

5 Tips to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree from This Old House’s Roger Cook

5 Tips to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree from This Old House’s Roger Cook

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Christmas tree season is upon us, and with it comes the mission of selecting just the right tree.... Read More »

5. Multihoop Necklace

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5. Maine natives (and sisters) Megan and Moria Flynn link circles of many shapes and sizes in their... Read More »

6. Silver Maple Seed Necklace

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6. A spring maple seed becomes a work of art when dangling in sterling silver from this necklace... Read More »

7. Twig Necklace

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7. Cast from tiny tree relics, each Twigs and Heather twig necklace ($95-$350) is one-of-a-kind. Twigs and Heather,... Read More »

8. Spiral Twigs Necklace

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8. The twig form meets an array of spirals in this sterling-silver twig cuff necklace ($950). Shaw Jewelry,... Read More »

9. Bee Charm Necklace

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9. Branch and bee shapes lend their charms to these sterling-silver charm necklaces ($68 each). M. Flynn Accessories,... Read More »

A Fresh Coat

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One of Lynn Karlin’s best strategies for decorating on a dime was to use a palette of white,... Read More »

A Guide to Simple Living | Homesteading New England

16 votes, 4.13 avg. rating (82% score)

For the would-be do-it-yourselfer, our guide to homesteading, from cheesemaking to raising chickens to building your own (tiny)... Read More »

A Lawnmower is Born | The Farmer’s Life

3 votes, 2.33 avg. rating (54% score)

Dispatches from Chickadee Farm in Craftsbury, Vermont A flock of sheep. A pasture. And a relationship that goes... Read More »

A Place Built for Sharing on Sebago Lake

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Sebago anchors Maine’s Lakes Region. The state’s second-largest lake (after Moosehead), its shoreline is dotted with summer camps... Read More »

A Rose Glossary

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Earth-Kind: Special designation created by Texas AgriLife Extension Service to recognize roses that demonstrate superior pest resistance and... Read More »



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