A closer look at the home's front door reveals a little black lantern, which keeps the space bright at night. Meanwhile, an overhang above provides shade from the sun or shelter from the rain, depending on the day.
The stained front door and boxwood wreath enhances the cottage-style aesthetic of this metro Atlanta home. Interior designer Anisa Darnell selected a wooden door and stained it for a warm and weathered look. A modern lantern contrasts with the stone exterior and boxwoods in tall planters, she says.
Interior designer Anisa Darnell used a fresh boxwood wreath to decorate her metro Atlanta front door, which has beveled glass. For the door's brown weathered look, she stained the door with a mixture of dark walnut and gray. The lines of the door are classic and timeless, she says.
The front door draws the eye in the midst of the surrounding bright, white walls and smooth stone patio. The distressed wood door frame displays patches of faded red coloring for a weathered and antique finish. A collection of potted plants compliment the green grate design over the doors.
A super simple wooden dining table commands the space in front of sliding glass doors. Diners can enjoy pool views any time; when the weather's especially nice, slide the doors back to join indoors and out.
The HGTV Dream Home 2015 front entrance features a covered portico with two classic columns. “Because of New England weather, you don’t want to be standing out at your front door as the rain comes down,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
The local flowers and plants that line the walkway to the front door add color and texture to the front yard. The outdoor spaces of the home are equipped with smart technology that monitors the weather and conditions in the area, with an irrigation controller that uses real-time weather data to automate watering and allow the user to turn on the sprinklers through a smart phone.
Offset and somewhat hidden away from the front of this majestic home is a side driveway and three spacious garage entrances for the homeowner. The garage doors are arched and fabricated from weathered wood to blend with the rest of the home. The landscaping here, as designed by Mark Scott and Associates, is simple but camouflages the utilitarian purposes of the space.