Marilyn Roberson

Marilyn Roberson

Marilyn Roberson
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Back wall of garage before enter the house?  Simple built-ins to create a mudroom or storage anywhere from a kids room to a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Or instead of custom, buy two thrify store bookcases and paint them, bolt them to your wall and add wainscotting between them. Then pick up a thift store bench and cut it to fit. Add the hooks and you're set.

Back wall of garage before enter the house? Simple built-ins to create a mudroom or storage anywhere from a kids room to a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Or instead of custom, buy two thrify store bookcases and paint them, bolt them to your wall and add wainscotting between them. Then pick up a thift store bench and cut it to fit. Add the hooks and you're set.

Add trim work at the corner of the room to create a column effect. It's a great touch that helps separate the rooms, and wall colors, without taking up any real space.

Add trim work at the corner of the room to create a column effect. It's a great touch that helps separate the rooms, and wall colors, without taking up any real space.

If you have a detached garage that doesn't see much use, consider transforming it into an entertaining pavilion: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/garage/ideas-inspiration/utilize-your-garage/?socsrc=bhgpin060314garagerenovation&page=1

If you have a detached garage that doesn't see much use, consider transforming it into an entertaining pavilion: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/garage/ideas-inspiration/utilize-your-garage/?socsrc=bhgpin060314garagerenovation&page=1

Float the patio. Only a subtle grade change was needed to give the impression that this outdoor seating area hovers above the rest of the garden. The beautiful cast-stone patio does just that, relying on thick slabs to form the floor, including a cutout niche to accommodate a nearby tree.

Float the patio. Only a subtle grade change was needed to give the impression that this outdoor seating area hovers above the rest of the garden. The beautiful cast-stone patio does just that, relying on thick slabs to form the floor, including a cutout niche to accommodate a nearby tree.

This funky, eclectic space looks like it’s right out of a hipster haven in Brooklyn. Bike artwork throughout the space, exposed white-washed brick, and wood beams all add to the modern eclectic space.

This funky, eclectic space looks like it’s right out of a hipster haven in Brooklyn. Bike artwork throughout the space, exposed white-washed brick, and wood beams all add to the modern eclectic space.

Front door makeover. Paint black. Remove screen. Add new handles and pewter house numbers.

Front door makeover. Paint black. Remove screen. Add new handles and pewter house numbers.

Designers William Diamond and Anthony Baratta made structural changes to the home, adding a front porch with built-in benches and antique carriage lanterns.     http://www.veranda.com/room-decorating/cape-cod-summer-house-0608?click=main_sr#slide-3

Designers William Diamond and Anthony Baratta made structural changes to the home, adding a front porch with built-in benches and antique carriage lanterns. http://www.veranda.com/room-decorating/cape-cod-summer-house-0608?click=main_sr#slide-3