Blueprint for Improvement: Curb appeal in Carmel


Built in Carmel’s Avian Glen neighborhood, this home’s owners were looking to add dimension and architectural intrigue to the brick façade.

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  • A portico and columns add plenty of pop to the formerly plain exterior entry, as well as practical protection from the elements.
  • New double French doors replace the single front door for a stylish statement that welcomes visitors.
  • Stamped concrete on the walkway, rounded steps and entry provide style and durability.
  • White pine tongue-and-groove, stained in a rich wood tone, on the portico roof provides a warm contrast to the exterior elements.
  • Oversized lanterns and planters complete the look.