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Christine DeOrio

Christine DeOrio is the associate editor of 5280 Home magazine.

Articles By Christine DeOrio

Before & After: “A Funny House With Really Good Bones” Reimagined to Frame Stunning Mountain Views

Overlooking the Continental Divide, this Boulder home now captures the beauty and serenity of its spectacular surroundings.

Tour the Cherry Creek North Landmark Residence Priced at $15 Million

The historic property—reimagined for modern living—shows off period details, contemporary finishes, and one-of-a-kind amenities in equal measure.

Fenway Clayworks’ Tennyson Street Pop-Up Is the Perfect Source for Unique (Last-Minute) Holiday Gifts

Skip the shipping fees and treat those on your nice list to local ceramicist Sean VanderVliet’s midcentury modern–style homewares this year.

A multicolored rug from the Rugged Beauty show in Denver.

Don’t Miss This Local Exhibition of Antique Carpets from Western Asia

A new Denver Art Museum show shines a light on the art and craft of a beloved domestic textile.

The 10 Best Gifts for the Home, According to Local Home-Goods Shop Owners

Not sure what to get for the people on your list this year? We asked the proprietors of 10 Denver-area boutiques to share their top picks.

Tour the Most Expensive Home Ever to Hit the Denver Real Estate Market

Known for bringing ultra-luxe listings to real estate markets around the world, the Agency recently debuted a Denver office—and a one-of-a-kind Cherry Hills Village property with a record-breaking price.

Expert Tips for Making the Most of Your Property’s Curb Strip

Here’s how to transform that sad little patch of grass between the sidewalk and street into a low-maintenance, drought-tolerant source of serious curb appeal.

a bright dining room decorated with turquoise, plum, and geometric patterns.

A Mural by Prolific Denver Street Artists Inspired This Daring Dining Room

Step inside the LoHi space decked out in turquoise, plum, and geometric patterns.

This Vail Home Is Black, White, and Cozy All Over

Warm woods, plush sheepskins, and vintage rugs add a softness to the stark color palette.

This New Cherry Creek North Furniture Showroom Puts Every Shopper in the Designer’s Seat

Interior Define’s stylish new Denver Define Studio lets homeowners see and feel every component of their custom furniture creations before they buy.

Inside Veteran Kitchen Designer Mikal Otten’s Tastefully Tailored Greenwood Village Home

With the help of designer Beth Armijo, the renovation merges old with new, soft with sleek, and elegance with ease.

Firestone’s Police Station Looks Nothing Like What You’d Expect

The eye-catching municipal space embodies strength and a sense of refuge.

This Renovated Steamboat Springs Office Proves More Color Is Better

Interior designers Lindsey Jamison and Valerie Stafford reimagine a tired office for a client with a taste for vibrance.

How to Throw a Chic and Chill Summer Party

Calli Swofford, proprietor of Berkeley boutique Miller Lane Mercantile, shares her favorite ways to throw together an easy summer night gathering—with a fresh-from-the-farmer’s-market menu, laid-back tablescape, and, of course, plenty of chilled rosé.

4 Water-Wise Landscape Designs Created Just for Denver-Area Homes

How to go xeric for backyards big and small, with plans, renderings, and plant picks all designed for local homeowners by Tilly, an online custom landscape provider with roots in the Mile High City.

Behind the Design of a Globally Inspired Boulder Bathroom

Traditional textiles and rustic finishes blend beautifully in this bathroom turned personal sanctuary.

Tour a Platt Park Home That Borrows From Japanese and Scandinavian Design Traditions

A young family’s unique list of design requirements yields a modern dwelling that fits their lifestyle—and a narrow Platt Park lot—to a T.

Sustainable Furnishings Star at Denver Designer Jerri Hobdy’s New LoDo Shop

Step inside MENO Home, a stylish new source for sustainable home goods and the cleanest candles in town, which makes its brick-and-mortar debut at the Dairy Block’s Free Market this week.

The Country’s First Carbon-Positive Hotel Is Set to Open in Denver

Populus, the 265-room Civic Center Park hotel that broke ground on Earth Day 2022, is poised to exceed net-zero carbon emissions while redefining Denver’s skyline.

Where to Shop for Home Decor in Colorado’s High Country, According to a Hygge Expert

Home-retail aficionado Alexandra Gove reveals the three mountain-town boutiques she scours for fresh design finds—when she’s not shopping her own Avon showroom’s floor.

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