Maine Gift Guide

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STYLE-Nov/Dec 2011

Creative Direction & Styling by Ashley Tyler

Photographs by Kari Herer

The Quintessential Maine Holiday Gift Guide

 

 

 

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Style contributor Ashley Tyler was photographed by Trent Bell in her Biddeford studio. She stands before a wall made of salvaged barn wood found in a burn pile on her fiancé’s orchard in Limerick. Ashley wears a blouse by her own design, a henley tank top by Rambler’s Way, jeans by Levi’s, a belt by Tigger Leather, boots by Timberland, scarf by L.L.Bean, leather bracelet by A New Heirloom, and necklace by Creative Turtle. The ring, watch, and rhinestone leather bracelet Ashley wears are from Abacus.

 

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Clockwise spiral from top left:

The Woodman’s Weather Stick by Maine Line Products, at Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine

Indoor Slippers for Outdoor Footwear made in Maine by Bigfoot Inc., at Out of the Woods

Fidelity by Gerald and Stuart Blue + Red Flannel Shirts, at Portland Dry Goods Co.

Branch Hooks by Wayne Hall, at Portland Museum of Art

Vintage WWII Ammo Belt by A New Heirloom

Naturally Dyed Red Organic Wool Long Johns by Rambler’s Way

Rustic Plaid Stormy Kromer Hat by Stormy Kromer Mercantile, at Portland Dry Goods Co.

Branch Hat Rack by Wayne Hall, at Portland Museum of Art

L.L.Bean Trapper Pack

Owl Pillow by A Merry Sunday Knight

Paper Mache Duck made by Fair Trade Cooperative in Haiti, at Abacus Gallery

Chandler 4 Corners Maine Skier Pillow, at Motifs

Chandler 4 Corners Good Boy Pillow, at the Maine Dog

Rooster Rug by Company C  

10″ Shearling-Lined Bean Boots by L.L.Bean  

Red Mad Bomber Hat by L.L.Bean

Military Jacket by Barbour by David Wood

Naturally Dyed Red Organic Wool Jersey Henley by Rambler’s Way

Orange Bandana-Style Neckwear by Buff, at Nomads

Aviator Sunglasses by Randolf Engineering, at Portland Dry Goods Co.

 

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DETAIL #1

Hoof Pick + Bull Nose Snap Belts by Tigger Leather

Ka-Bar U.S. Marine Corps Knife, at Freeport Knife Co.

Vintage WWII Ammo Belt, at A New Heirloom

Branch Hat Rack by Wayne Hall, at Portland Museum of Art

 

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DETAIL # 2

Country Wisdom and Know-How, at Sugar Tools

The Art of Manliness, at Longfellow Books

Beaux and Arrow Leather Key Chain, at Portland Museum of Art

Victorinox Pocket Multi-Tool, at Freeport Knife Co.

Col. Littleton Cologne, at Portland Dry Goods Co.

Stanley 8-Ounce Flask in Original Hammertone Green, at Sugar Tools

Driftwood Tree by George Scully, at Brambles

 

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DETAIL #3

Patchwork Pillow with Horn Buttons by Akosua, at Trinket and Fern

Field Notes Pocket Sketchpad, at Daytrip Society

Taschenuhr “The Eye of Time” Desk Clock, at Starbird

Portland General Store’s Hunting Camp Soap and Cigar Box Sampler

 

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DETAIL #4

Duane Patricio Weathered Wood Frame, at Flat Iron Gallery

Lobster Rope Leash by Dusty’s Toys, at the Maine Dog

Maine Sea Salt, at Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine

Silver Wave Necklace, Spiral Earrings, Pathway Bracelet + Pebble Studs by Willa Wirth

Stone Pendant Necklace + Bangle by Creative Turtle

Beach Stone Necklace + Earrings by Jennifer Nielsen, at Portland Museum of Art

Anchor Notecard with Recycled Nautical Chart Envelope by One Woman Studio

Recycled Sailcloth Wine Tote by Seabags

Seaglass Bracelet by Christina Taylor, at Folia Jewelry

Dory Boat Necklace with Malachite Stones by Peapod Jewelry

Nautical Chart Bracelet + Belt Buckle by Chart Metalworks

Silver Circle Earrings by Lisa Gent, at Trinket and Fern

Limited Edition Seaglass Angel by Laura Fuller

Silver + Sea Beads Necklace by Andree Brown, at Archipelago

Wave Ring by Edith Armstrong, at Folia Jewelry

 

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DETAIL #5

Left Side:

Beast on a Bike Notecard by Christopher Larochelle, at Minka

Eastland Leather Boots, at Portland Dry Goods Co.

Barn Star Candle, at Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine

Wild Maine Blueberry Syrup by Stonewall Kitchen

Barbera American Red Wine by Cellardoor Winery

Bird’s-eye Maple Hand-Carved Kitchen Utensil by Maggie’s Farm Furniture and Homegoods, at Out of the Woods

Organic Merino Wool Blanket by Swans Island, at Daytrip Society

Rustic Mug by Unity Pond Pottery, at Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine

Lobster Cracking Kit by the Nezinscot Guild, at Daytrip Society

Vintage Suitcase courtesy of Rhonda Birkbeck

Mountain Rug by Angela Adams

 

Right Side:

Handmade Notebook by Ktaadn, at Portland Museum of Art

Chart Coasters by Designs by BDB, at Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine

Silver Moose Bead Bracelet by Peapod Jewelry

Ponomo Re-engineered Antique Bead Bracelet, at Portland Museum of Art

Fresh from Maine, at Longfellow Books

Lost Woods Hot Sauce, at Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine

Naturally Dyed Blue Organic Wool Henley by Rambler’s Way

Counties of Maine Puzzle by Merchants Row, at Daytrip Society

Mustard Powder by Cappy’s

Eco-Dough, at Sugar Tools

Madder Root Towels, at Minka

Smelling Salts by Portland General Store

 

 

THE MAINE GUIDE:

Resource List

 

 

 

ABACUS GALLERY

abacusgallery.com

800.206.2166

 

AKOSUA

akosuabyreginak.com

252.794.1482

 

ANGELA ADAMS

angelaadams.com

800.255.9454

 

ARCHIPELAGO

thearchipelago.net

207.596.0701

 

BARBOUR BY DAVID WOOD

barbourbydw.com

207.699.5551

 

BRAMBLES

207.338.3448

 

BEAUX + ARROW

beauxandarrow.etsy.com

 

BIGFOOT INC.

bigfootofmaine.com

207.338.2207

 

BUFF

buffusa.com

 

CAPPY’S CHOWDER HOUSE

cappyschowder.com

207.236.2254

 

CELLARDOOR WINERY

mainewine.com

207.763.4478

 

CHANDLER 4 CORNERS

chandler4corners.com

800.239.5137

 

CHART METALWORKS

chartmetalworks.com

207.221.6807

 

CHRISTINA TAYLOR

taylormadegems.com

 

COL. LITTLETON

colonellittleton.com

800.842.4075

 

COMPANY C

companyc.com

207.780.1232

 

CREATIVE TURTLE

thecreativeturtle.com

207.633.0600

 

DAYTRIP SOCIETY

daytripsociety.com

207.967.4440

 

DESIGNS BY BDB

designsbybdb.com

207.353.7522

 

DUSTY’S TOYS

dustystoys.web.officelive.com

 

EASTLAND

eastlandshoe.com

888.988.1998

 

FAIR TRADE COOPERATIVE IN HAITI

Products available at Abacus Gallery

 

FIDELITY BY GERALD + STEWART

geraldandstewart.com

 

FIELD NOTES

fieldnotesbrand.com

312.243.1107

 

FLAT IRON GALLERY

flatirongallerymaine.com

207.838.7591

 

FOLIA JEWELRY

foliajewelry.com

207.761.4432

 

FREEPORT KNIFE CO., INC

freeportknife.com

207.865.0779

 

JENNIFER NIELSEN

jnielsenjewelry.com

207.799.3460

 

KA-BAR

kabar.com

716.372.5952

 

KTAADN

ktaadn.me

917.675.4917

 

L.L.BEAN

llbean.com

800.441.5713

 

LAURA FULLER

laurafullerdesign.com

207.650.6968

 

LISA GENT CREATIVE JEWELRY DESIGN

lisagent.com

207.799.9739

 

LISA-MARIE’S MADE IN MAINE

lisamariesmadeinmaine.com

207.828.1515

 

LONGFELLOW BOOKS

longfellowbooks.com

207.772.4045

 

LOST WOODS HOT SAUCE

lostwoodshotsauce.com

 

MAGGIE’S FARM

maggiesfarmfurniture.com

207.787.3900

 

THE MAINE DOG

themainedog.com

207.236.7070

 

MAINE LINE PRODUCTS

mainelineproducts.com

207.875.2522

 

MERCHANTS ROW

merchantsrow.bigcartel.com

 

A MERRY SUNDAY KNIGHT

amerrysundayknight.etsy.com

 

MINKA

minkahome.com

207.204.1014

 

MOTIFS

shopmotifs.com

207.518.9494

 

A NEW HEIRLOOM

anewheirloom.com

 

THE NEZINSCOT GUILD

thenezinscotguild.com

207.225.2444

 

NOMADS

imanomad.com

207.347.7464

 

ONE WOMAN STUDIO

onewomanstudio.etsy.com

 

OUT OF THE WOODS

kilndry.com

207.338.2692

 

PATRICIO WOODWORKS

duanepatricio.com

207.749.0063

 

PEAPOD JEWELRY

peapodjewelry.com

207.882.9500

 

PONOMO

ponomostyle.com

207.619.4044

 

PORTLAND DRY GOODS CO.

portlanddrygoods-pdg.blogspot.com

207.699.5575

 

PORTLAND GENERAL STORE

portlandgeneralstore.com

 

PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART

portlandmuseum.org

207.775.6148

 

RAMBLER’S WAY

ramblersway.com

800.793.9665

 

RANDOLPH ENGINEERING

randolphusa.com

800.541.1405

 

SEABAGS

seabags.com

888.210.4244

 

STANLEY

shopstanley-pmi.com

888.682.5767

 

STARBIRD

207.236.8292

 

STONEWALL KITCHEN

stonewallkitchen.com

800.826.1752

 

STORMY KROMER MERCANTILE

stormykromer.com

888.455.2253

 

SUGAR TOOLS

207.706.4016

 

SWANS ISLAND

swansislandblankets.com

207.338.9691

 

TIGGER LEATHER

maineleathersmith.com

207.633.5432

 

TRINKET + FERN

trinketandfern.com

207.699.4030

 

UNITY POND POTTERY

unitypondpottery.com

207.948.2400

 

VICTORINOX

victorinox.com

800.442.2706

 

WAYNE HALL

waynehall.net

207.469.7392

 

WILLA WIRTH

willawirth.com

207.232.5328

 

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