Details that soften and define can be a great way to give your garage a low- to mid-cost facelift without a lot of structural heavy lifting. One good option is a narrow pergola or horizontal trellis over the garage doors.

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Lucy Williams | lovely outdoor space | French doors | hanging plants | boxwood bushes

boxwoods on either side of steps out back door. Lucy Williams Interiors via The Creeping Fig- French doors with pergola and wisteria, boxwoods, white flowers.

Roof lights

From dark and gloomy to light and airy, the addition of a glazed roof light is all that is needed to bring a new lease of life to living or working space >>

Victorian stained glass door painted in Farrow & Ball Pigeon

I want the front door to look like this. Hanging lantern, stone step rather than straight onto tiles.

I would like to turn those 2x2 rails on their edges

Not sure where? but I LOVE this! Maybe over dining room exterior windows facing house front.

Vinyl Arbor Over Garage Door

Nice shallow over-garage-door pergola. Click through for examples of "over-window pergolas" as well.

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