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How-to Clean and Repair Wood Floors | DIY Advice

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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 to Attract Butterflies

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One of summer’s small pleasures is watching butterflies float by on the currents of the freshening breeze. They... Read More »

10 Fall Garden Tips

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

10 Favorite Antiques Sores, Flea Markets & Salvage Shops

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

12 Painting Tips

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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

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

1800s House Renovation in Providence | Ship Shape

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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

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

A Select Guide to Fixers Around New England

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Looking for someone who can repair a cherished possession? Use this guide to fixers around New England. QUILTS... Read More »

A Splash of Summer

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Artist Anne Bell Robb’s original paintings now inspire a wide selection of New England designs for the home.... Read More »

A Whole Month in Your Hands

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Here’s a thoughtful way to mark the passing of the months and years: a calendar sphere. Designed and... Read More »

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project

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“In Maine, when the weather’s nice, everyone wants to be outside,” says Phil Kaplan, a successful Portland-based architect.... Read More »

African Violet Care | Grow Healthy African Violets

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When Baron Walter von Saint Paul first brought a flowering plant he called the Usambara violet from East... Read More »

Anatomy of a Fix: Dean Schulefand

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For the last 32 years, Dean Schulefand, a china and crystal repair expert, has stood as the last... Read More »



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