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...
—Photography by Aaron Colussi
Charlotte Elich has happily held court in the charming Old South Pearl Street shopping district for 37 years, first at a yarn shop and then at 5 Green Boxes—a two-store combo that’s beloved for its cheeky gifts, whimsical fashion picks, gardening goodies, and colorful in-house furniture line. But...
Chic elements such as an in- digo finish and inlaid bronze details bring modern appeal to the traditional character of this nightstand, named for Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue album. “We needed it to be ‘today’ but wanted it to have the flair of the ’20s and ’30s,” Kirsten says.
—Courtesy of Richard Feldman Studios
Kirsten Zook was working in banking in Hong Kong when she joined her mother’s Denver-based furniture company, New Classics Creations, LLC in 1989—not exactly a traditional design background. But perhaps it was her worldly experience that helped Kirsten turn the family business, which she purchased...