One stop on this year's Denver Modern Home Tour
—Photo courtesy of Elemental Homes
Now that spring has (finally) arrived, it’s time to throw open the windows and dust off those abandoned home improvement and design projects. And when it comes to stirring creativity, there’s nothing better than a neighborhood tour to provide some inspiration. Whether you are looking for new...
April 26 2016, 12:10 PM
Try something new by planting different varieties of your favorite veggies this year—like these rainbow-hued carrots.
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Once the vegetable plot is all built out and you’ve had a few good years with your tomatoes, it’s easy to sow yourself into a gardening rut. Ready to try something different? We asked some of our favorite local horticulturists for preseason inspiration.
Taste The Rainbow
Veggie gardens develop...
April 20 2016, 9:00 AM
Savvy designs give WeeCasa's tiny homes the feel of relaxing retreats.
—All photos courtesy of WeeCasa
Most visitors come to Lyons to peruse the quaint shops along Main Street, go hiking and wildlife-spotting, or sample beers at Oskar Blues. More recently, however, the mountain town 17 miles north of Boulder is attracting a whole new clientele: tiny-house enthusiasts looking to test out the...
April 13 2016, 1:00 PM
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Money, styles, timeline, communication: The renovation process raises myriad challenges for even the most simpatico of couples. Just about every designer has horror stories of clients arguing in their offices or tearful conversations in the tile store. While it’s probably impossible to smooth out...
March 21 2016, 1:42 PM
Trista and Ryan Sutter
—Courtesy of the Denver Home Show
When the Denver Home Show rolls into the National Western Complex this weekend—March 18 to 20—Colorado’s favorite reality TV stars, Trista and Ryan Sutter, will grace the stage to encourage attendees to take risks in design and life. The couple, who met on the first season of the ...
March 17 2016, 10:35 AM
Image courtesy of the City of Arvada
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: OLDE TOWN ARVADA
If you've never taken the time to explore this well-established suburban hub, then plan your visit. Located just eight miles northwest of Denver, downtown Arvada—otherwise known as Olde Town—offers a charming small-town feel and a family-friendly mix...
March 15 2016, 1:43 PM
You can find everything from paint, mirrors, lights, and carpet to cabinets, appliances, sinks, and doors in Bud's long aisles.
Where: Northeast Park Hill
Go For: Huge savings on pieces you can add your own personal, DIY twist to. You'll knock one more thing off your reno to-do list and score some karma points for helping Bud’s in its goal to lift up struggling Denverites through employment.
5280 Pick: Bud’s, with...
March 8 2016, 12:55 PM
Keep Denver kind. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
This week, U.S. News & World Report honored Denver as its currently most desirable place to live in the country, just ahead of Austin, Texas and Fayetteville, Arkansas. Citing a metro area population of more than 2.6 million, median home price of just over $300,000, and median...
March 4 2016, 11:26 AM