A New Build in Old Town: Part 7

Mike and Debbie’s custom home is complete – more than one month ahead of schedule, and during a pandemic no less! Although we’re still waiting on the final landscaping and professional photos, we’re eager to give you a sneak peek. Today’s post also features project development manager Zach Larrick, who shares what it was like […]

Concrete Ideas

Concrete has many beautiful applications in the home, from rustic flooring to sleek countertops and everything in between. Find design ideas and inspiration in some of our favorite concrete projects below. BASEMENT FLOORING The climate-controlled wine cellar in this beautiful custom home near Livermore has custom bottle racks, wonderful lighting, a separate tasting room, and […]

Basement Ultimate Family Hangout

Our team loves to reveal the hidden potential of basements, and it’s even better when the design of the space revolves around family time: playing games, having fun and making memories together. Although the old basement was finished (left), there was nothing special enough about it to draw the family downstairs. HighCraft worked with the […]

Farmhouse Fresh

Tom and Debbie put a lot of thought into the design of their custom farmhouse on an acreage north of Fort Collins. “We had in our minds what we wanted the house to look like,” Debbie says, “and HighCraft nailed it.”      Read their story in the March issue of NoCo Style magazine, pages […]

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 […]

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 […]

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). […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]