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  • Textures give walls a wow factor in Baltimore-area homes

    Textures give walls a wow factor in Baltimore-area homes

    When Kathryn Schroder's interior designer, Elizabeth Reich, suggested they lacquer the walls of her husband's study, Schroder had to hit up Google to see what that meant. "I started seeing these articles pop up about it being used in trendy Manhattan restaurants and apartments in Brooklyn," says...

  • A professional organizer's advice for spring cleaning

    A professional organizer's advice for spring cleaning

    Soon it'll be time to open the windows, let in the fresh air and start spring cleaning — except that pile of school papers in the kitchen keeps getting in the way. So do the stack of books in the living room and the mound of shoes and jackets in the hallway. It's easy for this kind of clutter to...

  • Annapolis home leverages smart design for waterfront living

    Annapolis home leverages smart design for waterfront living

    Perched atop a steep slope on the banks of the South River, this Annapolis-area home boasts outdoor living fit for its stunning backdrop. But perhaps more notably, the multifunctional design makes smart use of the limited space. The house, designed by Alt Breeding Schwartz Architects and constructed...

  • Fire features and functionality among hot outdoor living trends

    Fire features and functionality among hot outdoor living trends

    For years, outdoor spaces took a backseat to the indoors in the realm of home design and decor. But recently, homeowners have shifted their focus. "Outdoor space was an afterthought," says Michael Ryan Wright, owner of MiY Home in Fells Point. "But because we're having longer, warmer seasons, it...

  • Meet the Maryland artisans behind these home accents

    Meet the Maryland artisans behind these home accents

    Their inspirations vary, from the Loch Raven Reservoir to reclaimed wood from demolished Baltimore homes. But all these Maryland artisans have one thing in common: They love creating art that makes your home sweet home a little bit sweeter.

  • Copper reigns as the home decor metal of the moment

    Copper reigns as the home decor metal of the moment

    Malleable and gorgeous, copper has long been a popular material for everything from tables to sculptures. It shimmers like a shiny penny when new and gracefully ages to the cool green patina of the Statue of Liberty. Local shops and makers have taken note as its popularity has grown in home decor.

  • Technology takes over the swimming pool

    Technology takes over the swimming pool

    These days, the swimming pool is a palate for artistic expression. New wireless gizmos not only enhance the pool's pulchritude but also make it easier to be a pool owner.

  • Inside chef Cindy Wolf's country retreat

    Inside chef Cindy Wolf's country retreat

    Cindy Wolf spent 22 years looking for her dream home on long Sunday drives down the curvy roads of Baltimore County’s countryside. After six-day work weeks, the drives were relaxing for the celebrated chef, best known for her flagship restaurant, Charleston. One spring day in 2015, Wolf wound her...

  • Kitchens with character: Days of all-white cabinets, standard granite are numbered

    Kitchens with character: Days of all-white cabinets, standard granite are numbered

    All-white cabinets, standard granite. Been there, done that. When it comes to kitchen design, homeowners generally play it safe. Yet the latest trends include mismatched cabinets, mixed materials and unexpected color schemes. When Nancy Wodka was ready to renovate the 35-year-old Pikesville kitchen...

  • Bold homes: Curb appeal that takes risks

    Bold homes: Curb appeal that takes risks

    We’ve all driven past them: those homes that grab our eye, make us pause and make us ask, “What is that doing there?” Despite Baltimore’s reputation for the funky, the artistic and the uncommon, homes in the region generally play it safe when it comes to curb appeal. These are the exceptions. We...

  • Home additions: What you need to know

    Home additions: What you need to know

    Whether it’s a mudroom, bathroom, bedroom or closet, an addition can add aesthetic, functional and even monetary value to a home. But the trick is to make the new space fit with the rest of the home. To do that, homeowners should consider scale, proportion and materials, says Eli Northen, a licensed...

  • Turning functional bathrooms into luxury living spaces

    Turning functional bathrooms into luxury living spaces

    For Michele Guyton, the bathroom is more than a functional water closet; it’s a place to escape. So when she and her husband, Greg, renovated their Phoenix, Md., home, a luxe master bath was a priority. “It’s one of my favorite spaces as a retreat,” she says. “I have three boys and we have very...

  • This bayside home challenges convention in Ocean City

    This bayside home challenges convention in Ocean City

    Forget the light-colored siding and white trim. This contemporary bayside residence challenges all the conventions of Ocean City home design. Boxy shapes and banks of windows dominate the framework of the home, completed in 2015, while a black-and-white motif designed by Tiffanie Adkins Interiors...

  • Vintage finds for a timeless home from Baltimore-area shops

    Vintage finds for a timeless home from Baltimore-area shops

    Outfitting your home with antiques no longer means living rooms full of heavy, dark wood or matching sets of Queen Anne-style dining room furniture. Today’s approach to vintage is eclectic, pulling pieces from different eras to create spaces that feel personal and of-the-moment. “You don’t have...

  • Handcrafted home decor from Maryland artists and artisans

    Handcrafted home decor from Maryland artists and artisans

    From painters to photographers to furniture makers, Maryland is filled with artisans creating masterpieces that could make your home sweet home just a little sweeter. We found six unique locally crafted pieces that will add a hometown touch to your decor.

  • What's hot in dining room decor

    What's hot in dining room decor

    As homeowners’ approaches to entertaining have evolved, so have their dining room desires. We asked local design and entertaining experts to dish on dining room trends in decor, layout and use. 1. Fun Over Formality In recent years, homeowners have shied away from uber-formal dining spaces. “Houses,...

  • Inside economist Anirban Basu's Indian-inspired home

    Inside economist Anirban Basu's Indian-inspired home

    Where many families would see problems, economist Anirban Basu and his wife, Debita, saw promise. In 2012, the couple was only informally looking for a new home for their family of four when Debita happened upon an open house at Devon Hill’s former carriage house. While the house had a lot of charm...

  • Baltimore at Home magazine launch party

    Baltimore at Home magazine launch party

    The Baltimore Sun Media Group celebrated the launch of its newest magazine, Baltimore at Home, at the Floors Etc. showroom in Timonium on Thursday, April 7. Guests enjoyed heavy hors d'oeuvres from Cunningham's and wine from Linganore Winecellars. Raimondi's Florist provided arrangements.

  • Baltimore's Airbnbs showcase diverse design aesthetics

    Baltimore's Airbnbs showcase diverse design aesthetics

    The vacation rental site Airbnb boasts more than 2 million worldwide listings ranging from a Scottish castle to a treehouse in the jungles of India. But you don’t need a passport or a plane ticket to enjoy a getaway in a unique home. Local homeowners are offering up stunning spaces that will have...

  • Farmhouse style meets industrial edge in Baltimore homes

    Farmhouse style meets industrial edge in Baltimore homes

    Aaron and Mallory Lembo love living in the middle of the city, on a busy street near Patterson Park. They thrive on the hustle and bustle of the urban environment and the closeness of their neighbors. Aesthetically, however, Mallory is inspired by a lifestyle with a much slower pace. She looks...

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