Día de los Muertos

When Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack was a little girl in El Paso, Texas, she remembers walking with her grandmother a handful of times to the nearby cemetery to place flowers on the gravesites of the two sons her grandma had lost as babies.

Teen Spaces

Interior designer Kathy Helfrich of JDuce Designs says this redesigned 12-year-old boy’s bedroom adds industrial-hip touches and frees up space for him to hang out with friends or simply spend time reading.

For the Love of Mid-Mod

The bold strokes and vibrant geometric shapes of the Alexander Calder painting above the fireplace sums up this Parker home. 

Putting a Racquet on It

    “This has been a goal of mine since college. My college adviser asked me what I wanted to do after I graduated, and I told him I wanted to own and operate a tennis club.” –Parker Racquet Club Co-Owner and General Manager Barry Riddle, who played tennis at the University of Northern Colorado and has owned Parker Tennis rec league…

The Porters’ Call

When you live in an elegantly appointed home with entertainment space galore, it’s understandable that you would become a magnet for guests. Locals Mike and Cheryl Porter understand this as well as anyone. 

Picture-Perfect Farmhouse Life

 Article Jennifer Starbuck | Photography Brian Johnson  Pull quote:  “I’m very proud of the fact that I have persevered through so much and done so much stuff myself. It was my dream come true, and I made it happen—the horse, the property, the gardens.” 

Build a Space Suited Just For You

 Article Jennifer Starbuck | Photography Steven Scobee and Lokal Homes  An interior designer for 20 years, Alex Whitman says her biggest tips for creating a great home is to surround yourself with things you love and to make your space work for your life right now.   

Sweet Glamour

She's a little bit country, he's a little but rock-n-roll—and everything in between.

Precious Pieces

 Kentucky native Susan HOOK Picon knows all about taking change.    The daughter of a successful automobile-dealer father and interior-designer mother, she learned at a young age about quality antiques and tasteful design. “We always had the most beautiful home in the neighborhood,” says Picon. "My mother would decorate her friends’ homes for free."  So it was no surprise that…

Fixin’ for the season

Shannon and Jake Korth’s spacious walk-out ranch is a hard-working home, accommodating their family’s needs year-round as they manage the plethora of activities and events for their five children. And with their penchant for hosting parties—the Super Bowl, murder mysteries, Halloween—just to name a few, the home’s main living space is put to the test on a regular basis.

Having It All

Ask Sales Manager Leanne McGuire what makes the active lifestyle 55+ community Toll Brothers at Inspiration so special and she doesn’t hesitate. “I like to say it’s a lot of like-minded people that have come together at the same stage in their lives,” says McGuire. “They want to simplify—they’re not so much downsizing as ‘right sizing’ their homes to allow…

Step into the Light

The four main components of LifeDesign: sight lines, traffic patterns, room placement, and windows and light. Long before anyone actually moves into a David Weekley home, the team at David Weekley works to anticipate how the home will be used — the ways in which the family will move around the home, the potential purposes of different rooms, and how…

Contemporary Neutral

Amy Ehmann is a graphic designer by trade, whose talented work can be seen all over Minted.com. She recently invited us into her home where we learn that her passion for design takes a new form through her newly remodeled kitchen. Take a seat and learn a thing or two from Amy’s tips on how she brought her modern farmhouse…

May 2016 Open House

This beautiful luxury home is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Rueter-Hess Reservoir and has sweeping views of the entire Front Range and Denver Metro area. Serene and quiet, this home feels like a true country getaway while still close to the amenities of Parker and Castle Rock. This stunning home situated on 26 acres is zoned for horses and…