Crafts & Home Decor

McGuire Fine Arts makes it a top priority to carry unique, quality crafts and home decor all year round. Whether you are looking for that perfect gift for a friend or that special design touch for your home, you’ll be sure to find a one-of-a-kind treasure at our home decor gift shop downtown Frederick, MD. We serve all of Frederick County, MD, and areas in Montgomery County, MD, Howard County, MD, Carroll County, MD and Washington County, MD, and Loudoun County, Va, including: Frederick, Urbana, Middletown, New Market, Hagerstown, Mt. Airy, Leesburg, Purcellville, Germantown, Gaithersburg, Potomac, Silver Spring and Rockville.

Jack Northrup

I turn bowls knowing each piece is going to be different. I let the wood tell me what I’m going to make out of it. I may start out with one idea and end up with a completely different piece. I use local hardwoods and salvage or scrap wood for my art; black cherry, walnut, maple, butternut, locust, sumac and others.  Read More

 

Jim Mullan is a self-taught artist who grew up in Southern California with an enthusiasm for nature and history. As a teenager he became intrigued with old watches, vintage toys, and scientific instruments. In the process of taking things apart and putting them back together, he began pairing some of the old pieces with his favorite things found in nature, such as, bird, dragonfly and animal components to create one of a kind mixed media jewelry and assemblages. Read More

Handbags made in Maine, somewhere in the middle of an alfalfa field! The name “Erda” is an ancient goddess of seasons and productivity, pretty much depicting the creative spirit and environment where they are made. The bags feature interesting shapes in either ultra soft deerskin, or boldly printed fabrics. Some are reversible, some have versatile straps to wear long, short or around the waist. All bags are roomy and casual. Read More

Since moving from the Philadelphia region to rural Maryland in early 2013, I’ve established a 1000+ sq.ft. workshop and studio, and am pursuing my craft full-time. I’m turning my attention to larger and more ambitious projects in the expanded space, while continuing to hone my woodworking skills. My technique is moving toward the hand-cut and hand-shaped, favoring chisels and gouges over power tools. I plan to continue in this direction and see where the wood leads me. Read More