Domestic Bliss


A Farmhouse Reimagined

While the sweeping peaks of Telluride are indeed picturesque, city-life came calling for one globetrotting couple. With a passion for travel, art and architecture, these empty nesters fell in love at first sight with a traditional farmhouse in Denver’s Country Club enclave. And while certainly a departure from the expansive, ultra-modern home with which they were accustomed, the cozy historic abode was just the ticket. However, the entire space needed an overhaul, making it quite a task to undertake.

Read the entire Domestic Bliss Feature in the Summer 2017 Issue of Reign Magazine, here…

Words by Betsy Marr // Photos by Kimberly Gavin // Design by Beth Armijo

Denver Farmhouse Renovation | Denver Interior Design

A custom painting of the homeowner’s four legged loves by artist Robert Weatherford brings charm and whimsy to the living room. Custom ottomans in Pollack Musco Cardinal; Custom L-shape Lounge Bench in Pollack Mohair; Coffee Table, Worlds Away Eric S Hinged Coffee Table; Wing Chairs, Hickory Chair Elliott Wing Chairs in Hickory Chair Fabric; Custom Drapery; Pindler Bontemps Sandstone Fabric

Denver Historic Home Remodel | Denver Interior Design

A parlor area boasts a favorite painting by Todd Murphy.

Denver Historic Home Remodeling | Denver Interior Design Ideas

A bold, graphic stair runner added impact to the home’s entry. Runner, David Hicks Octagon Desert Night 100% Wool; Custom Bench in Brentano Ballroom Jitterbug Fabric.

Denver Historic Farmhouse Remodel | Colorado Home Magazine

The family used their existing furnishings, yet reinvented them for a more traditional space. A palette of gray and chartreuse created comfort mixed with a dash of modernity. Room and Board sofas are complemented by draperies fashioned from Pollack Caprice Birch Fabric.

Denver Home Design Magazine

Denver Interior Design Magazine

The homeowner’s stunning Biedermeier chairs were upholstered in Pierre Frey Absinthe with Osborne & Little Du Barry Velvet Stripe details. A Visual Comfort Barbara Barry All Aglow Chandelier adds a playful opulence.

Denver Kitchen Design

A traditional farmhouse kitchen was update with classic, bright whites for an open and inviting look.

Denver Home Design Magazine

The homeowner’s master bedroom is warmed by a traditional mantle and hearth, original to the historic home. To the right, silhouettes of their grandchildren were framed and styled as a gift from the designer. Custom Drapery in Romo V3029/32 Fabric; Room & Board Queen Bed.

Denver Bathroom Design

In the master bathroom, a bright, light palette is ideal for relaxing, replete with a large soaking tub. Mirror, Uttermost Franklin Oval Mirror; Custom Shades, Pollack Caprice Birch.

Denver Home Design Magazine

Cole & Sons Royal Garden Wallpaper offers the perfect dash of capriciousness to a guest room.

Denver Interior Design

Gray hexagon tiling played off shapes and hues throughout the home to create a seamless, modern look.

Denver Home Design Magazine

Colorado Home Design Magazine

A bright and cheerful study plays host to a plush daybed perfect for reading and relaxing. Wallpaper, Farrow & Ball Wisteria Yellow; Custom Day Bed, Pindler Benson Mist