Monthly Archives: January 2013

Amish Cherry Cabinetry, Tin Ceiling and a Brewmaster in St. Charles

Our instructions from this client were simple, they wanted a space to entertain friends, watch the big game, and enjoy the ‘home brew’ created by the owner.  Inspired by Old English pubs, the owner settled on cherry cabinetry, a tin ceiling, granite countertops, and a commercial style keg-erator.  We handled all the challenges with the… Continue Reading

Urban Loft in St. Charles

Our clients approached us with magazine clippings and a handful of addresses to wine bars that they loved to visit.  They wanted to transform a seldom-used finished basement into a place they wanted to hang out in. Seeing the direction they wanted, we collaborated with them to create this eye-catching space.  Liston Design Build carpenters… Continue Reading

Creative Design in St. Charles

Part of the challenge in creating spaces in basements is designing around existing ductwork, plumbing pipes and structural beams.  This particular project houses all three–can you tell where? These homeowners wanted a large and inviting entertaining space. Using maple hardwood and creative design, a bar is born!  The columns and ceiling treatment mask those necessary… Continue Reading

An Irish Pub in Ladue

This Ladue homeowner had a vision…a true Irish Pub. Using maple hardwoods and carvings, Liston Design Build carpenters built this masterpiece. After selecting the decorative columns and corbels, the owner entrusted us to create what he imagined. This bar has a beamed ceiling inside the bar, wainscot around the perimeter and adjoining walls, and a… Continue Reading

Story and a Half Custom Home

Custom Home Features 3,400 square foot story and a half in St. Charles, MO Stone and brick façade James Hardie prefinished siding 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath Jack and Jill design for 2 bedrooms Open kitchen/breakfast/hearth room Custom casework and trim details including 5-1/4″ base moulding, crown moulding, boxed crate ceiling in office and master… Continue Reading

Maple built-ins and mantle in St. Charles

These homeowners wanted to create a new focal point in their family room.  We relocated the television to over the fireplace, and Liston Design Build carpenters crafted built-ins on either side of the fireplace.  A new maple mantle and crown moulding completed the space. Transformed Space Features Custom built-ins New mantle Maple woodwork Continue Reading

A Potpourri of Projects in St. Peters

Our client wanted to make her new home her own.  We built cabinetry and an expansive mantle design over the fireplace, and also installed new iron balusters to replace painted balusters which have grown dated.  By adding a painted black wine center and a matching staggered-height cabinet over the microwave, it created a very custom… Continue Reading

Atrium Ranch Custom Home

Custom Home Features 2200 square foot atrium ranch in Defiance, MO Stone and brick façade Maintenance free vinyl siding, soffit and fascia 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath Continue Reading

Outdoor Retreat in St. Charles

Looking for a quiet space to read or meditate, our clients envisioned a getaway from home, right in their own backyard! This octagonal enclosure with tongue and groove cedar planks and EZ Breeze window panels from Broadview Screen gives them a retreat all four seasons in the year.  Building a large entertaining deck, the owners… Continue Reading

Ann Sacks Tile and Creative TV Storage

Looking for that ‘one of a kind’ texture, this owner was ready to move forward once we discovered this Ann Sacks Tile.  Changing out the existing tired fireplace as well, the new focal point is sure to be a topic of discussion at their next party!  Designing some creative spaces for décor and incorporating a… Continue Reading