Try swapping out inexpensive textiles—like this pillow and blanket from Target—on your porch or patio every year.
—Photo courtesy of Target
Summer has officially arrived, and it’s time to celebrate with a glass of chilled rosé on the patio. But after a long winter and a wet spring, odds are your outdoor spaces could use a little TLC. We asked some of our favorite Denver designers for their tips for updating porches, patios, and decks—...
June 30 2016, 9:45 AM
The all-white bedroom is officially out, according to designer Megan Kane. Try introducing pattern and color with fresh bedding. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
As evidenced by all your friends suddenly shunning alcohol, sugar, dairy, and/or gluten as an antidote to weeks of holiday indulgences: January equals cleansing time. Our homes are no different. Now that the halls have been undecked, it’s a good time to consider a design detox. We...
January 25 2016, 2:20 PM
Simplified Bedding's integrated system uses a hidden zipper to attach a special flat sheet to the duvet cover. —Courtesy of Simplified Bedding
It turns out your mother was right; making the bed does help you sleep better. According to a poll from the National Sleep Foundation, respondents who made their beds daily were 19 percent more likely to get a good night’s rest. Thankfully, a Boulder entrepreneur has made the task even easier....
February 9 2015, 12:30 PM
Stuck in traffic on I-70 this time of year, one has plenty of time to daydream about a second home in the mountains. My husband and I have the conversation just about every time we head up the hill: Where would it be? We'd probably have to rent it out when we're not using it to make it...
November 18 2014, 1:30 PM
It was on a First Friday stroll down Berkeley's bustling Tennyson Street early this summer that I saw something that stopped me in my tracks: Covered Wallpaper, a haunt beloved for its expertly curated selection of bold, beautiful patterns, was gone. Owners Ashley Allen and Carrie Dailey, who...
November 12 2014, 1:00 PM
—Courtesy of Tim Murphy
While the rest of the country bemoans the coming of winter, Coloradans can’t wait for the white stuff; ski towns, especially, base everything around it. Take this 2,500-square-foot vacation retreat set against a backdrop of open space in Crested Butte. It’s an “upside-down house,” meaning the...
—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
After 44 years together, Anne and Bob Fries have found one more secret to a happy marriage: a kitchen that accommodates at least two cooks.
The pair, who began dating in high school, discovered this bliss after recently renovating their 1928 Tudor in Congress Park. The makeover was...
—Photography by Kimberly Gavin; Styling by Erica McNeish
Custom drapes made with Harlequin’s Eloni print and pillows by Wesley Hall perk up an otherwise quiet room, while Ethan Allen sofas and a bound-carpet rug create a neutral backdrop.
5280 Home: This whole house feels energetic and yet tranquil at the same time—especially the breakfast nook.
Beth Armijo: That arrangement is so interesting because it’s matchy…but not, thanks to an unexpected mix of pieces, even though the colors coordinate. The husband is really handy, so he...