A New Build in Old Town: Part 6

So much has happened at Mike and Debbie’s jobsite over the last two months, and their custom home is nearly complete – more than one month ahead of schedule. Today’s post features progress highlights, including the installation of a massive bronze bear sculpture on the second-floor terrace. For more background about the project and our […]

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Modern Melamine Kitchen

Our clients’ house on Horsetooth Reservoir had an amazing inlet location, but its dark and wood-heavy kitchen was trapped in the 1980s. HighCraft’s design-build team opened up and modernized the kitchen, dining and sitting area, creating one cohesive and stunning space. To help unify the design, we used a neutral palette and textured melamine throughout […]

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HighCraft Named Best of Houzz 2021

HighCraft Builders was recently recognized as a 2021 “Best of Houzz” top remodeling and building contractor by Houzz.com – the leading online platform for home renovation and design. Out of 2.5 million home professionals from across the United States and around the world, HighCraft earned Best of Houzz 2021 in both the Design and Customer […]

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First Floor Refresh

Robert and Paula liked the layout of their two-story house built in 2006, but they were eager for some cosmetic changes. HighCraft remodeled the entire first floor and the stairs, breathing new life into their open-concept home. KITCHEN The original cabinetry, slate backsplash, black granite countertops and tile flooring felt dark and dated (below left). […]

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Interior Design Trends for 2021

What are the top looks and layouts for the New Year? Interior designers Jill Arnhold, Jenny Murphy and Kira Koldeway share the latest interior trends from the HighCraft Design Studio. Pandemic-Driven Design “Everyone put their living spaces to the test in 2020,” says Jill, who notes that many 2021 interior design trends were influenced by […]

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7 Stairs with Style

Stairs are structural focal points that often set the tone for the style of a home. Whether they showcase a dynamic wow-factor design, or they provide a simple framework that allows another design element to shine, stairs have the power to make a lasting impression. Check out these seven HighCraft projects for stairway inspiration. 1. […]

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A New Build in Old Town: Part 5

We’re excited to show you the latest progress on Mike and Debbie’s custom home near the Poudre River Trail in Fort Collins. Today’s post features HighCraft interior designer Jill Arnhold, who shares her thoughts about soft-contemporary design, and the challenges of choosing selections during a pandemic. Progress photos are paired with Jill’s responses in the […]

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10 Fireplaces to Warm Your Heart

The fireplace is often the focal point in a room, and can make or break the design of a given space. Whether you’re installing a new fireplace or giving your old one a facelift, here are ten HighCraft projects to inspire your hearth and home décor. 1. Artisan Tiles and Shiplap The colorful tiles, slate […]

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Garage Apartment Adds Value, Extra Space

Our team designed and built The Bunkhouse – a custom two-bedroom, two-bath guest apartment and vacation rental – over a detached garage on a 10-acre ranch east of Loveland, Colorado. Garage apartments like this add value to a property, offer a unique way to expand living space, and create a private place for guests to […]

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