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Designing a Mountain Home Retreat

Updated: Mar 10, 2021

"I like the mountains because they make me feel small. They help me sort out what's important

in life." — Mark Obmascik.

Tucked into the foothills of San Isabel National Forest in Buena Vista, Colorado stands a mountain home retreat that provides an escape route for a Kansas City family.  Starting with a vision inspired by the Scandinavian concept of Hygge and adopting a rustic modern aesthetic, I imbued the interior design of this home with modern amenities while embracing warmth and texture of a Colorado lifestyle. All the finishes were selected based on their harmony of hues that ultimately gave way to supporting the spectacular views.

This particular family was thinking ahead toward where they wanted to retire and had been embarking on a new home build with their architect and builder for a while when they brought me in to help enliven their interiors. After helping this family with their primary residence, I was elated and humbled to have this opportunity.

To inspire clients, a mood board of key imagery goes a long way to help captivate and help them imagine the possibilities.
Inspirational mood imagery will go far in captivating clients and help them im