Author: Associates in Building + Design

  1. ABD Owner Creates His Own Backyard Paradise

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    If you’re a current resident of Fort Collins, you are pleasantly familiar with the primary benefit of living in this beautiful region. Whether it’s a comfortable 70 degrees outside or a freezing 30, nothing beats the privilege of having a gorgeous view of the sun setting behind the Rocky Mountains. The front yard may be […]

  2. An Itinerary for Guests Visiting Fort Collins during the Holidays

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    The winter season in Fort Collins is absolutely beautiful and truly is one of the best times of the year to have family and friends visit for the holidays. Fort Collins offers a multitude of things to do during the winter and holiday season! From perfect coffee and breakfast places and the best outdoor recreation […]

  3. A Personal Look at a Client Who is Rightsizing for the Long-Term

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    We have a variety of clients who customize their home to fit their preferences. Have you ever looked at pictures of a home and wondered what made the homeowner choose that color, that location or that design? One of our beloved clients recently completed a three-bedroom, two bath custom home in Fort Collins and we […]

  4. A Visit to Delta Headquarters Sheds Light on New Technology

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    If there is one thing new home trends are teaching us, it’s that the bathroom is no longer just a place to wash off dirt. It’s a personal spa where every aspect and component must come together to meet the practical needs of bathing, while also becoming a private sanctuary. Heather Schreiner, General Manager and […]

  5. What Popular Appliance Trends Are Cooking in Fort Collins Kitchens

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    Kitchens are the heart of every home and without appliances; a kitchen is simply not a kitchen. From durability to energy efficiency and aesthetics, appliances are one of the most important elements of the kitchen. Our Fort Collins clients have a lot to consider before choosing the appliances for their custom home or remodeling project. […]

  6. A Modern Makeover for the Atchisons

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    The most common reasons people choose to remodel their home is because they are tired of the old look and want to move into a more modern look that reflects their current style preferences. When the Atchison family came to us with a remodeling project for their gorgeous home, we couldn’t resist bringing them onboard […]

  7. Not Your Typical Farmhouse – A One-of-a-Kind Custom Home

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    A modern farmhouse is a tough look to accomplish because of the different variations and options available in today’s market. A custom home recently completed by our ABD team in Old Town Windsor mixes a modern farmhouse exterior with a classic Craftsman interior. This home fits perfectly into the unique community located in the heart […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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, […]

  10. 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 […]