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Flight Pattern A local artisan's fowl play makes us smile.

How did we hear about Baltimore-based textile artist Jen McBrien? Let’s just say a little birdy told us—or, more specifically, a Dark-eyed Junco, the star of this stunning decorative pillow from McBrien’s “Bird Party” collection. Like much of McBrien’s avian art, the sweet sparrow is entirely free-stitched, meaning it’s “sketched” …

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Livable Art Our homes, like our wardrobes, are colorful reflections of ourselves. With a little extra flair, houses can become works of art.

$7,995,000 POSTMODERN PAEAN Bedrooms: 8 Baths: 6 Square feet: 9,522 Set in an enviable spot between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., this Bethesda beauty is sure to impress both architecture and art lovers. Upon first glance, you take in a tribute to contemporary art with high, asymmetrical rooftops, floor-to-ceiling windows and …

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Object Water Proof

  If we’re supposed to drink a certain amount of water every day, shouldn’t it flow like everything else in our lives? Synced to our smartphones with a user-friendly app. Nadya Nguyen, the creator of HidrateSpark, sure thinks so. HidrateSpark is a sleek, new water bottle infused with technology aimed …

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