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Eastport and the Passamaquoddy c.1839

Season's Greetings

December 21, 2016

Looking over the last year we realized that we'd spent most of 2016 working largely on various versions of Maine's ubiquitous Cape. With construction dates ranging from 1835 to 1850 all were planted near water, the preferred avenue of transportation until the early 20th century.

Our farmhouse on Boyden Lake this June with lupines in full bloom.

Hello Out There

August 6, 2016

Several projects in our home-workshop gave us the chance to enjoy our lakeside farm here in coastal Maine - and what a lovely summer it has been. We also got a nice complement when a Toronto based production company casting for a new design and renovation show in development for HGTV expressed an interest. We of course already have quite a full plate between time in our studios and business activities.

Lobster traps at water's edge.

Water's Edge

April 29, 2016

During this unusually mild winter we stayed busy with projects ranging from upgrades to a lobsterman's summer cottage on the Passamaquoddy Bay, a guest room renovation in a circa 1840s cape on Water Street in Eastport, to Phase 2 of window restoration in an antique home on the Dennys River.

Seides won Best Restoration by a homeowner - his restored 1881 kitchen featured in the Old House Journal December issue says it all. Photo by Gross & Daley

Preservation Tales

November 21, 2015

Since our spring newsletter we've finished projects in an 1899 Queen Anne cottage and two 19th century Cape Cods. In May we were surprised to be contacted by a TV production company based in Knoxville Tennessee that works with HGTV and the Food Network. They were interested in developing a reality show following our various restoration and renovation projects.


Our Love of Old Houses

March 16, 2015

We were pleased to be included in the March/April issue of New England’s own, Yankee magazine. The magazine is celebrating its 80th year. Our Perry based business was chosen by the Editors for the section, “Our Love of Old Houses – Preserving the voices of New England’s past for a new generation.”

Old House Journal on newsstands this week.

Unmuddling A Kitchen

February 22, 2014

One of our Eastport projects will be featured in the April issue of Old House Journal magazine.The "Special Kitchens Issue" will be on newsstands February 25.

Sweetgrass and Eggemoggin lid details.

Silver & Gold

November 6, 2013

Only 50 more days until Christmas! Our Silver & Gold Sale begins today.

Little River round bread board

Happy New Year

January 2, 2013

We are kicking off 2013 with some new additions to our The Tradition of the New collection - the North Fork wine rack and an assortment of cutting boards we call collectively, Little River.

Artists and writers from the the Hamptons colony in 1962 - many made their home in The Springs. by Hans Namuth

The Springs

December 20, 2012

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Juliet's sentiment was entirely understandable and continues to be relevant. What did it matter whether you were a Montague or a Capulet - if you were in love?


Holiday Season Sale

November 19, 2012

Shop small and local for: Artist Made, Hand Made & Maine Made gifts 15% off from November 24th to December 24th.

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