View From Living Area to Garage Space Plus Ferrari Portrait
Autohaus, in Austin, TX, is a combination residence and car collectors’ garage that features compact living quarters, an open area for gatherings and automobile calibration/display. Shown here, an upstairs space looks down into the garage, which also features a large Ferrari portrait.
The garage from HGTV Dream Home 2010 features an organizing and workshop system featuring cabinets with sliding metal storage bins, plus a slatwall storage system with space to store sports equipment, tools and more.
Install pipes along the ceiling for an all-encompassing storage solution. James Angus and Jamie Bolton used S-hooks to hold a variety of tools. A red medicine cabinet rescued from a friend’s junk pile is filled with salsa jars that hold hardware.
HGTV Dream Home 2012 houses a private drive that leads to an incorporated garage, clad in fiber cement siding and topped with an asphalt shingle roof. A covered walkway, clad in durable composite decking, connects the garage to the family room.
Light Blue Media Lounge Bar With White Countertops
Within the garage-turned-media-room, "HGTV Star" contestant Boris Eckey added a horseshoe bar with Silestone countertops, a wine wall and dual refrigerators to create the ultimate indoor/outdoor party space.
Cute Garage Gives the Home Storage Space and Curb Appeal
The added garage adds visual interest to the home's corner lot, giving the structure personality from every side of the street. In addition to the aesthetic aspect of the construction, the garage gives the home storage for cars, bicycles, kayaks and other summer gear.
Designer Beth Dana converted the space to a bright, finished-looking studio. When the original 1920s doors are open, the studio becomes a tropical oasis, with avocado and orange trees, bamboo and a trellis overflowing with bountiful climbing roses.
With some light reconstruction and bold paint choices, Bucy’s firm, Holland Remodeling & Building, converted the garage to a tiki bar — a fun, funky “destination spot” on their property. For a different spin on the same idea, you could create a cigar bar or your own private espresso station.
Two-Car Garage Converted Into Efficient Studio Apartment
This converted 1920s garage doubles as apartment space for visiting guests as well as a workspace for the owner. Much of the space, including door hardware and the concrete flooring, were left as-is, but the termite-damaged door frames had to be replaced.
An old, sturdy golf bag makes a perfect storage station for gardening tools large and small. Rakes and shovels fit it in the top, and the pockets are perfect for gloves, a bulb planter and other hand tools.