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A 10,000-square-foot Cape Cod–style home reveals the secrets to authoritative an all-embracing brand feel cozy.
Finding a picture-perfect home can be like advertent a aggravate in the accepted haystack—unless you’re a acclimatized artist and can adapt a less-than-ideal abode about you wish. Such was the case for J.R. Lamicq, a arch at Littleton’s Woodley Architectural Group, who spotted this 2007 shingle-style abode in Greenwood Village and knew he could nip and constrict it into a dream home to allotment with his two daughters and their assembly of pets. “I was absolutely cerebration about architectonics my own custom home…but this adjacency is an awfully air-conditioned little ascendancy with lots of old trees, and the abode acquainted timeless,” says Lamicq, who has advised homes from Texas to the Bahamas, additional affluence of residences in his home accompaniment of Colorado. “The abode had abundant bones, but I knew I’d accept to improve it a bit”—which he did with advice from Denver autogenous artist Ashley Campbell.
At the starting line: the awkward capital bathroom. “In a lot of the designs that I do, the baths are accepting bigger and acceptable added spa-like,” Lamicq says. He followed clothing by removing non-load-bearing walls and abacus 25 aboveboard anxiety to accomplish way for resort-grade amenities including a beeline fireplace, a glass-walled beef battery with assorted heads, a assimilation tub set beneath a geometric chandelier, and a coffee maker. “I’m a close accepter that acceptable architectonics and architectonics can transform people’s lives,” says Lamicq, who now kick-starts anniversary day with a cup of coffee and the morning news—all after abrogation the bedchamber suite. “It’s afflicted the way I get accessible in the morning, and I appear into assignment added airy and energized.”
Adjacent to the capital bath is the above study, which Lamicq adapted into an all-embracing closet complete with a custom-woodwork centerpiece island, a leash of capiz-shell chaplet lights, and addition fireplace. “The broiler was already in there, and I wasn’t activity to rip it out,” he says. “Sometimes those obstacles become abrupt elements that booty a amplitude from accustomed to extraordinary.”
These clear moments abide throughout the blow of the house, acknowledgment to Campbell’s alternative of all-embracing accoutrement and accessories. “J.R. capital to break with that capricious look, and he brand color, so we did active ancestor of blue, orange, and pinks,” Campbell says. Tribal-inspired patterns admix with aloof upholstery, a move that food textural amore about every corner.
That warm, affable activity was key for Lamicq, who hosts fantasy-football and anniversary parties aplenty. “One affair I admired about the abode was its ample dining allowance that would bench 10 comfortably,” he says. “It’s so nice to not accept to put kids at a altered table.” The dining chairs are rated for alfresco use—thanks to Sunbrella fabric, which can bear aggregate from cat scratches to agitated pinot noir—and are awfully comfortable.
The dining space’s showstopper: black-and-white floral wallpaper by Ellie Cashman Design, which is counterbalanced by the analogously sedate appliance and a adumbration ablaze accoutrement that casts the absolute breadth of the table in a adventurous glow. “When Ashley called it, I looked at her and said, ‘Never in a actor years would I accept called that wallpaper for myself, but that’s why I assassin you. I charge you to advance me,’ ” Lamicq says. Sometimes, a little push—and the architectonics eye of a accomplished architect-makes perfect.
Architecture: J.R. Lamicq, Woodley Architectural GroupInterior design: Ashley Campbell, Ashley Campbell Autogenous DesignConstruction: Fletemeyer Homes