Kon-strux’s unique creative designs EXUDE LUXURY AND STYLE by HEATHER RYAN
omeowners who desire a renovator known for crafting award-winning, stylish designs that exude luxury and exceptional craftsmanship are choosing Kon-strux Developments for their next renovation project.
rustic feel of the rest of the home. “So the inside and outside go together with uniformity in colours and materials,” she explains. “We’ve given it a modern look, but included old world elements to create a design that presented the right feel and ambience for the family and works for their lifestyle.”
In business since 2007, Kon-strux has won Calgary SAM Awards for their kitchen
Homeowners Wendy and Wade Going love the
renovations, and been a two-time National SAM Award finalist in the Best Kitchen
results and working with Shannon. “It was an
incredible experience. Shannon had a fantastic
It’s not surprising one of Kon-strux’ latest renovation projects showcases a stunning
vision and the end result exceeded our expectations.
kitchen that goes beyond the norm as part of an overall main floor and exterior redesign.
Wade and I wanted an upgrade that was unique; a
“We’re really excited about this project because the client gave us creative freedom,
classy kitchen and living area that was fun and
which allowed us to push the envelope and think outside the box,” says Shannon Lenstra,
functional. Kon-strux created a space that we
owner and president of Kon-strux Developments. “This was an acreage home that was
very segmented, so we opened up the space and really gave the heart of the home that ‘wow’ factor.” The interior work included cosmetic changes such as new paint and flooring, but also the creation of a showpiece kitchen highlighted by a floor-to-ceiling linear fireplace featuring decorative tin and Dolomite tile. Upgrades on the exterior included new stone, paint, front door and concrete front steps that “we widened to present a more welcoming feel.” “The kitchen is uniquely different because we took aspects of the most trendy designs such as white cabinets and grey tones and added 1900s curio-style moulding, tin to the fireplace and blown-glass pendant lights above the quartzite-topped island to create a very unique look,” Shannon notes. “We also added distinctive details such as doing a custom glazing on glass fronts of the upper cabinets to mimic the pattern on the tin; the kitchen is definitely above the average.” A designer by trade, Shannon also added eye-catching orange accent pieces and there are even bits of orange in the floor tile, for a splash of colour and to tie in the cozy,  LUXURY LIVING FALL 2015
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