The owners of this serene water garden needed a place for their pets—six red-eared turtles, one terrapin and some koi—to reside. But, of course, they also wanted something beautiful to help break up their yard, which also features a natural- looking swimming pool. “When designing a garden, we try to …Read More »
Garden Dream Courtney and David Sieck have wedded an artistic vision with a DIY sensibility to create a personal, practical garden.
When Courtney and David Sieck and their two daughters moved into their 1910 Georgian Colonial house in 1976, their gardens consisted of foundation plantings, privet and forsythia hedges, with a big backyard that functioned as the neighborhood baseball diamond. “We had one of the only flat yards” in their section …Read More »
The painter Joan Miró said, “I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.” We like to apply that same philosophy to decorating a home. Why can’t we think of our entire space as an ever-changing work of art we live inside—right down to …Read More »
When Baltimore artist Lat Naylor purchased a rowhouse in the middle of Bolton Hill, he had no idea he was about to start an extensive six-year project. Now, the immense home he shares with his wife, Barbara, and their two young sons—the five-story, two-bathroom, single-family home—is one of his greatest …Read More »
Pattern Play A remodel in Severna Park sparks three creatives to repurpose in the name of celebrating an owner’s native place.
When Sarah Griswold Johnson and Lisa Sokol—the duo behind locally based Johnson/Sokol Interior Design—accepted their client’s charge to update her and her family’s getaway in the woman’s hometown of Severna Park, they expected to collaborate closely with their pal Baltimore architect Patrick Jarosinski. They planned to completely make over the …Read More »
$210,000 Hampden Hideaway Bedrooms: 3 | Baths: 2/1 | Square Feet: 3,528 Yes, you can have the city life and the single-family house too. Set snugly between two other rowhomes, this cozy Victorian abode in Hampden offers fun features like scalloped siding and a veranda. A white picket fence lines …Read More »
Great views, gourmet kitchens and historic features: Feast your eyes on four of the city’s top homes currently on the market. $620,880 Woodsy Wonder Bedrooms: 3 | Baths: 3/1 | Square Feet: 2,480 No, this Woodberry Ave. property isn’t a show house for Ikea, although state-of-the-art features abound. It deftly …Read More »
In the city, space is essential, whether you’re on the interstate, in an overfilled light rail car or even at home. Interior designer Elizabeth Reich, of Jenkins Baer Associates, Inc., proves this point with her Baltimore Bachelor Pad pictured above. The 820-square-foot condo doesn’t boast an expansive floor plan and …Read More »
We’re incapable of stepping inside the Store Ltd. in Cross Keys and not grabbing up 17 gorgeous things we’ve never seen anywhere else, which makes it the ideal, last-minute holiday shopping destination if you think about it—and if you exercise self-control. Need something artful and inspired for your elegant Uncle …Read More »