Left: Cornelia Peterson (pictured) and her mom, Sydney, create beautifully unusual floral designs for all occasions. Right: Western influences, such as cacti and mounted skulls, give Sacred Thistle a strong sense of place. —Photos by Rebecca Stumpf

Shop Talk: Sacred Thistle

This new floral shop in the Golden Triangle creates beautifully unusual arrangements with an eye toward sustainability—and fun.

November 2016

Photo by David Lauer

Top Denver Design 2016

Take a look inside the 14 oh-so-beautiful winners of 5280 Home's first Top Denver Design contest.

December 2016

In this multipurpose space, two swivel armchairs from Lee Industries—upholstered in plush quilted linen and accented with antique nailheads—“look like they could be from 1935,” says designer Devon Tobin. Opposite them is a midcentury-modern-style sofa from Thayer Coggin. The soft blue hues in “Cities of the Plains III,” an oil painting by Peter di Gesu, complements the built-in bookcases painted Benjamin Moore’s Polo Blue. Photography by David Lauer

Old Soul, New Style

A design duo corrects the quirks of a 1930s Tudor and layers on subtle mid-century charm.

December 2016