Shop Talk

Casual Interiors

Shop Talk - August 2015

by Veronique Mcaree | Photography Sarah Beard Buckley

 A glimpse inside Casual Interiors. 

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Spruce & Gussy

Shop Talk - July 2015

by Veronique Mcaree | Photography by Sarah Beard Buckley

 1. Spruce and Gussy’s Patti Savoie and Michelle Souza enjoy a free moment in the shop’s seating area featuring Jennifer Judd-McGee original work on the wall behind. 

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Mae Day

June 2015

By Veronique McAree | Photography Sarah Beard Buckley


The must-visit, must-shop store MAE. 

Curated and merchandised to perfection, MAE is a great destination for accessorizing oneself or one’s home—or for picking up a great gift you won’t find anywhere else. 

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Daytrip Society
by Veronique McAree | Photograpyh Sarah Beard Buckley



Jessica Jenkins and Andy West, owners. 

What do you get when two music industry execs (and native Mainers) flee the Big Apple for their home town of Kennebunkport? A pair of delightful shops with gifts, kids stuff, guides, and gear devoted to travel and the great outdoors. Happy trails...

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Soy Good

SHOP TALK - March 2015

By Veronique McAree | Photography by Sarah Beard Buckley

Meet the Gaffneys, founders of Seawicks Candle Company. Better yet, visit their charming Damariscotta shop, Off to the Cottage.

 How about a printed market bag made in Maine? 

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SHOP TALK - February 2015
By Veronique McAree | Photography by Sarah Beard Buckley

An artful arrangement

Melissa Fleurant, typically running from flower markets to gift shows, takes a rare time-out. 

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SHOP TALK - January 2015

By Veronique McAree l Photography by Amanda Kowalski

A visit to Portland Flea-for-All, a treasure trove of cool finds

 Take a trip to the second floor, where you’ll find vintage pieces galore such as this artist-signed sailboat model displayed with ironstone terrines atop a 1930s oak pedestal table. 

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