If Only Mom Could Have Seen This Kitchen

If Only Mom Could Have Seen This Kitchen

February 9, 2012

My client on this Stapleton project told me right from the start that her mom, who she recently lost, had always told her that the kitchen needed to be remodeled. She also told me that the main requirements were that Mom’s plate display rack and her seed knobs had to stay, but that the laundry room had to go. Relocating…

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Diane Gordon Design Wins Three 2011 CARE Awards

Diane Gordon Design Wins Three 2011 CARE Awards

October 29, 2011

Sponsored by the Homebuilder’s Association of Metro Denver, the Colorado Awards for Remodeling Excellence, known as the CARE awards, are the largest and longest running contest recognizing remodeling of all types, including both commercial and residential projects. Categories are numerous, and include kitchens, bathrooms, green building, and much more. CARE awards are judged blind by local volunteers, making it a…

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Relocate the Fireplace to Another Room… Really?

Relocate the Fireplace to Another Room… Really?

May 13, 2011

This main floor interior remodel project was unusual for Stapleton. The request was to do away with the family room fireplace altogether, add one in the barely used front living room (in hopes that it would be barely used no more), and furnish both with built-ins and new furniture. I was so happy to hear this – it all made…

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Painting Inspires Master Bedroom Makeover

Painting Inspires Master Bedroom Makeover

April 10, 2011

Charlene had attempted three times to design her very large master bedroom on her own and finally called me in to help her.  I asked what she did and did not like about her space.  Just about the only thing she did like, loved in fact, was the painting by Stapleton artist, Jody Rigsby. Everything else was all wrong, from…

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My Favorite Basement of 2010

My Favorite Basement of 2010

February 10, 2011

2010 was a very busy year for my design business with 70 projects completed and about half of those basement finish projects, most in Stapleton. This basement was probably my favorite one as the homeowners really wanted to put some thought into special finishes such as built-in cabinetry and light fixtures.   We ordered semi-custom cabinetry for the wine bar,…

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