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Memorable parties mix refined with relaxed

Memorable parties mix refined with relaxed

For his 50th birthday, Patrick Sutton got down — but not dirty — on the farm.

The Baltimore interior designer is known for his elegant, understated and carefully curated spaces. To celebrate his milestone birthday, he and his girlfriend, Tracy Kwiatkowski, kept the elegance but added a few rough edges.

That approach — mixing high-end style with less refined elements — is a popular one among Baltimore's party planning elite.

Sutton's "Rustic Renaissance" birthday festivities took place outside, overlooking the rolling hills of Sagamore Farm, the...