Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Basement Door is now the Dowager's Porch

It's common to see a basement door with lawn.  And nothing else.


Mother-in-law Suite doesn't aptly describe this rendition.


Common furnishings, off the shelf shutters, a simple arbor, concrete pavers & voila !


Color theme was chosen and leveraged with punches of yellow.




Boxwoods, liriope, hollies prettier AND easier to maintain than ubiquitous lawn.  Notice, above, the garbage can?


Between driveway & Dowager's Porch is a tiny foyer, above.  Gravel, above, pure brilliance.
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Most basement doors are the throw-away-zone.  Worse, the criminal zone.
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Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
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Pics taken last weekend at the Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival.  This garden belongs to Jeri Farmer, co-founder of the PMHF with Susanne Hudson.  Susanne helps Jeri with her Garden Design.  

4 comments:

Janie Jurkiewicz said...

I do love outdoor curtains. They bring such an "indoor" feel.

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

I can see Susanne's touches all throughout this post and the new one. I love her style, I just wish someone would have featured her more in books/magazines or done another HGTV show on her.

Merlin said...

Luv'd this!!! franki

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