Explore a total house redo in the Loveland area, travel along as an old gas station becomes a studio and check out a Benson house that is being transformed, from the inside out.
“Originally, we were just going to do the kitchen and master bedroom,” the homeowner says. “Then it all snowballed, as most home projects do. But I’m really happy with the results.”
The Main Street building was one that Tyler Curnes' parents had tried to buy two decades before unsuccessfully. And though it sat abandoned and held bad structural surprises now, the artist saw nothing but opportunity.
The Hootons wanted a ranch, a deck, room for the piano, a home office, a dressing room, a band room and a walk-out basement. They got it all.
Horticulturists and tree experts have been the retirees' primary teachers the past 23 years.
Savoring a cold beer and warm brat is certainly a winning combination. But as a butcher and all-around saus-onado (aka sausage aficionado), I have to say simmering brats in beer is a lose-lose situation.
Bring on those regional foods and wine!
Upholstery is one of Metro Community College's classes in the lost arts. Weaving, pottery, leather work and ceramics are others.
You can use fruit or try the cream version.