Wijaya's team increased the home from 1,568 square feet to 2,000 square feet; it now includes three bedrooms and two baths in the main house, and one bedroom and one bath in the guest house, located in the former two-car garage. Not included in the overall square foootage is the adorable she-shed in the backyard.
To add more character to the home's brand-new exterior, shown here, the team used board and batten and shaker siding. The main entrance door isn't the kind seen everyday, and that's because it's a custom-built Dutch door made from Douglas fir wood. "I love how charming this door is, and it can be opened halfway for added ventilation," Wijaya says.
Drought-tolerant aloe plants in antique pots and palm trees bring a canopy of greenery to the dark door of a south Florida home. Ground cover orchids also will bring seasonal color to the entryway. The project by Nievera Williams Design was an American Society of Landscape Architects award winner.
A closer look at the front entrance reveals a chic black door matched with warm cedar shingles. The result? A space that's stylish while staying true to its roots. The French Bulldog makes a cute addition, too.
The front entrance to this beautiful, traditional home is symmetrical which allows for a balanced flow throughout the landscaping, planters, pavers and walkway. Stacked stone stairs lead up to the wooden front door, which features a glass panel and natural, dark finish.
The front entrance of this gorgeous French country estate is covered in beautiful, natural stone. Stucco arches cover the windows on one side of the home, the smooth surface contrasting with the rough stone, creating a visual division between the first and second stories.
A bronze sculpture by Rodrigo de la Sierra creates a lively tone at the front entrance to this Aspen residence. Bronze railings fabricated by Pitkin Iron line the stairway. Colorado-quarried stone supplied by Telluride Stone Company and cedar siding from Western Pacific Building Materials cover the facade.
A cute place to sit a wait, this sofa under the stairs is great way to dress up a dull space and add function at the same time. A neutral color ties in well with the room and is accented by oriental pillows.
A modern half-wall around the home's front entrance makes the front yard entertaining space semi-private and more functional, allowing the homeowners to make use of all their home's spaces, both indoor and out.
A grand stairway with cast stone railings leads to beautiful glass and wrought iron front doors, creating a majestic entryway at this Mediterranean mansion. A stucco archway is carved out around the front porch, mimicking the glass panels surrounding the front doors and completing the sophisticated look.