From the HighCraft Design Studio: 2019 Color Trends

Pantone Color Institute, an international authority on color trends, announced their top picks for home interior color palettes for 2019 – and HighCraft designers Jill, Danette and Katie share a few thoughts about next year’s predictions. Pantone’s forecasted “Cravings” collection (above) tempts the taste buds with culinary-inspired hues that “draw upon memorable sensory experiences,” including […]

Inclusive Remodeling: Universal Design for User-Friendly Homes

We all want to live in our homes safely, independently and comfortably. For the 40 million Americans living with disabilities, this often requires some remodeling to ensure living spaces are truly barrier free. Universal Design This is a great opportunity to talk about universal design – a space-planning and construction practice that promotes accessibility for […]

HighCraft Replaces Fussy Finishes with Rustic Style

Over the years, this 1967 American ranch style home in Fort Collins underwent several additions. When the property sold in 2016, the house was a hodgepodge of mismatched styles forced together in an awkward layout. The new owners – down-to-earth ranchers – were not fans of the ornate finishes. To them, the heavy Damask wallpaper, […]

When to Scrape and Build New vs. Remodel What You Have

“We bought an older home in a neighborhood we absolutely love, and the house needs A LOT of work. Does it make more sense to remodel the existing structure, or tear it down to the foundation and build new?” We hear this question all the time, and the short answer is: it depends. It depends […]

Living the Active, Downsized Dream in Old Town Loveland

HighCraft project manager D Walker, and his wife Beverly, lived in a 4,200 square-foot home in Loveland for years before they bought a small property in downtown Loveland. Their goal? To remodel and rent the 1,100-s.f. brick bungalow built in 1900, and then build a brand-spanking new alley house as their primary residence. D and […]

HighCraft Talks “Man Caves” in NoCo Style Magazine

Ask ten guys to describe their ideal man cave, and be prepared for ten different answers. But one thing is certain – a man cave should reflect the personality and lifestyle of the man who uses it. Do you like to gather with friends and watch the big game on television? Or do you need […]

Modern Kitchen Remodel

Is your kitchen feeling blue? Check out this modern HighCraft open-concept kitchen remodel for design inspiration. See more HighCraft kitchen projects in our GALLERY. And if you or someone you know is thinking about remodeling an existing home, or perhaps building new, contact HighCraft for a free, no-risk consultation.

Mudrooms Keep Houses Tidy

Today’s April showers will bring May flowers … and the dirty job of cleaning wet paws, boots and jackets before they hit our clean floors and furniture. A mudroom creates a practical buffer between the indoors and outdoors, and it provides smart storage, a way to contain messes, and a convenient place for pet supplies […]

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

The desire to live independently as we age is a common goal for many. Whether you’re an older adult living on your own, or you care for an elderly parent in your home, it’s important to create the safest living space possible for you and the ones you love. Here are some suggested tips and […]

5 Remodeling Trends for 2018

If you resolve to update your home in the New Year, here are FIVE interior design and remodeling trends that might inspire your projects in 2018.   COLORFUL, HIGH CONTRAST PALETTES People are growing tired of gray and beige, so get ready to see some bold color choices in 2018. Paint industry giants Sherwin Williams, […]