Off-Grid Mountain Homestead: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced you to husband and wife Jordan and Haley, and their shared vision for building an off-the-grid mountain homestead. As Jordan said in Part 1, their secluded home has “all the comforts of town” which allows the couple to work remotely, and live independently, for long stretches of […]

Japanese Inspired Remodel

East meets West in this HighCraft whole-house remodel north of Fort Collins, Colorado. Inspired by Japanese art and culture, the homeowners wanted their remodeled living spaces to reflect elements of Shibui design: an aesthetic that values simplicity, minimalism and the use of natural materials. They also wanted the Zen principles of balance, harmony and contemplation […]

Living the Dream on Dutch Ridge Ranch: Part 6

The HighCraft team continues to make steady progress on Tim and Lesha’s custom home construction in the Laramie Foothills northwest of Fort Collins. Tile and cabinets have been installed, and countertops are going in. Interior millwork, including knotty alder doors and trim, is also nearing completion. Today we post the latest photos and share several […]

Bathroom Remodel with Wet Room

When it comes to bathroom remodeling, more and more homeowners are adding a wet room. What is a wet room exactly? Ask five different licensed bathroom contractors and you might get five different answers. While designs can vary greatly, wet rooms are often characterized by a floor-to-ceiling waterproofed bathroom that forgoes a traditional shower enclosure […]

Old Town Farmhouse Remodel: Part 4, Final Reveal

Our design-build team finished the remodel of Sharon’s farmhouse in Old Town Fort Collins. Even better, we finished a full month ahead of schedule! Today’s post includes a before-and-after photo gallery of Sharon’s renovation and some final thoughts from the homeowner. For additional photos and backstory, be sure to check out Part 1, Part 2 […]

Living the Dream on Dutch Ridge Ranch: Part 5

The HighCraft crew is making great progress on Tim and Lesha’s custom home construction. Today we’re excited to share a photo gallery of the latest updates. For earlier photos and backstory, be sure to explore Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 of this blog series. CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS EXTERIOR The approach to Dutch […]

Off-Grid Mountain Homestead: Part 1

Husband and wife Jordan and Haley have wanted to live off the land, and off-grid, for as long as they’ve been a couple. “We’ve been together for eight years,” says Haley, “and we’ve been daydreaming about a homestead that entire time.” HALEY AND JORDAN’S STORY Haley was born in Loveland, and her family has lived […]

Living the Dream on Dutch Ridge Ranch: Part 4

Have you ever looked at a mountain home and wondered, “How did the contractors build that up there?” It’s a great question to kick off today’s post. In Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this blog series, we shared progress on the custom home we’re building for Tim and Lesha in the foothills […]

Kitchen Remodel, Basement Finish, Mudroom with Dog Shower

Sara and Aaron spend a lot of time in their Old Town Fort Collins house. They both work full-time from home, and it’s where they entertain, relax and recharge, too. The house is also home to their four adorable dogs (left to right): Falcor, Astro, Blue and Leo. The couple liked the location and layout […]

Old Town Farmhouse Remodel: Part 3

We’re only weeks away from completing this home remodel in Fort Collins. For additional project photos and backstory, be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series. Today in Part 3, we feature the latest photos, including kitchen and bathroom progress. We also talk to HighCraft architect Jeff Gaines and […]