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  1. Not Your Grandmothers Wallpaper

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    Wallpaper is ready for its second debut. Gone are the dreaded days or installing and removing wallpaper because, thanks to the professionals in the design industry, homeowners now have ultra-stylish prints and new materials that make it chic and easy.  Wallpaper offers more personality and buzz than paint and it’s a great way to transform […]

  2. A Convenient Addition to Your Home: The Butler’s Pantry

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    No longer under lock and key, the butler’s pantry has come a long way from its original purpose of keeping one’s silver safe. With a renewed interest in the Victoria Era, modern homes are now featuring butler’s pantries that are usually located off the kitchen or between the kitchen and the formal dining room. However, […]

  3. Illuminating Fort Collins Sky for the Fourth of July

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    It wouldn’t be 4th of July without an array of fireworks, festivities and fun for Fort Collins residents! There are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Independence Day with a bang. Whether you’re enjoying a backyard BBQ, running a 5K, watching a parade or enjoying an old-fashioned afternoon on the lawn of historic sites, Fort Collins offers […]

  4. Shiplap Makes Its Way to Fort Collins

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    Shiplap is a wooden board that’s used for building sheds, barns, and other buildings that desire a rustic look. Thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines, who happen to love farmhouse styles, shiplap has finally made its way to Fort Collins. This unique look was originally incorporated in beach house and cottage designs, as well as […]

  5. Summer Days Aren’t Too Far Away

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    It’s no secret that we Coloradans live for our outdoor spaces. Throughout Fort Collins, homeowners and buyers are seeking outdoor patios for a variety of reasons, whether it’s for dining, entertaining, relaxing or playing. Patios are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, giving our clients plenty of freedom in choosing the design that […]

  6. Old-Fashioned Meets Present-Day Design

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    Out-of-date features, crowded living spaces and aging fixtures and finishes can cause safety hazards and uncomfortable living, which are two major issues that our ABD team tries to prevent. When the Davison’s called us with a remodeling project for their master bedroom and bathroom due to aged appearances and cramped spaces, we were thrilled to […]

  7. Introducing Heather Schreiner, General Manager and Interior Designer

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    General Manager for design, marketing, sales and business development, as well as interior designer – sounds like a job title fit for a queen, and it is! Heather Schreiner wears many hats at ABD. As an interior designer, she loves getting to know clients and finding that perfect material they have dreamed of to make […]

  8. Dave Swinney, Construction Manager

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    Construction managers are a lot like parents. They have hectic schedules that vary day-to-day, keep an eye on finances, ensure there are no safety hazards and make sure everyone is where they’re supposed to be. Plus, construction managers are responsible for keeping everyone happy. At ABD, we hire or promote employees to construction managers who […]

  9. Rustic Home Makeover

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    At ABD, we love a good makeover! When our clients from Westminster called our team to create a charming, rustic space, we were thrilled to take on the job! There are several elements that make a home truly rustic such as an old-school charm, rugged and natural beauty and, of course, a rustic setting. A […]

  10. A Custom Home and Renovations for the Kreikemeier’s

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    It happens. We have kids and need a larger house to help accommodate all of the action. But once the kids move out, we want to downsize. What happens when you downsize just a little too much? Like Jean and Jim Kreikemeier, you call the professionals at Associates in Building + Design! In 2014, the […]