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Baltimore Symphony show house returns at 200-year-old stone farmhouse Baltimore Symphony show house returns at 200-year-old stone farmhouse

After a one-year hiatus, the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House is back, featuring the creativity of more than two dozen designers who have applied their talents to a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in Timonium.

Cal Ripken Jr. talks house-hunting, learning landscaping lessons from dad and more Cal Ripken Jr. talks house-hunting, learning landscaping lessons from dad and more

Cal Ripken Jr.: baseball legend, Baltimore hero … lawn care expert?

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Easy tips for becoming a low-key minimalist Easy tips for becoming a low-key minimalist

A self-imposed fashion challenge led Courtney Carver to become something of a minimalist guru. In 2010, the simplicity blogger behind Be More With Less downsized her overflowing wardrobe to a mere 33 pieces.

How to outfit your patio or balcony How to outfit your patio or balcony

With the first hint of warm weather, people are eager to get out into their backyards, porches or balconies to enjoy a morning coffee or host a chic summer dinner.

Home & Garden: More people are bringing the indoors out-of-doors Outdoor furniture and accents are evolving to be more weather-resistant

Area residents are, increasingly, spending time outdoors. From spring through the warmer months of autumn, the "real" living, dining, kitchen and rec rooms are on the deck, porch, patio, poolside or on a grassy spot in the back or side yard.

Home of the Week: The residence of the Naval Academy's Commandant Home of the Week: The residence of the Naval Academy's Commandant

Marine Corps Col. Stephen E. Liszewski has a ritual when he returns to his home each day. He looks up at a sign tucked just below the dentil moulding on the imposing portico. The gold leaf lettering has darkened and its paint crackled with age, but it brings a smile to his face. It reads: "Commandant's Quarters."

12 tips to styling your bookcases like a pro 12 tips to styling your bookcases like a pro

Ready to open a new chapter in home decor? Here’s a novel idea: bookshelves.

For neat bed edges, rely on rope, sharp spade and paint For neat bed edges, rely on rope, sharp spade and paint

How can I get nice-looking bed edges in my garden?