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Making an Entrance

A big part of curb appeal and an important design statement is a period-friendly front door.

A period-friendly front door should be appropriate to the period and style of your house, and to the house’s degree of formality. 

Arts & Crafts entry at night

Nicely framed, a doorway on a new house in Durango, Colo., lends a warm welcome. 

Arts & Crafts entryway

On another house of the Arts & Crafts Revival, this one in Flagstaff, Arizona, a lovely Southwestern arch is a recurrent motif, both at the entry and on interior doorways and windows. 

Arts & Crafts entryway, period-friendly front door

A bungalow like many others, this one in Marin County, Cal. No detail was overlooked in its meticulous restoration, which included some improvements to the entry. 

Garage Door Styles

Period-appropriate garage doors, too, are now available to enhance your Craftsman Bungalow or Tudor Revival.

2-car garage

Garage doors suited to a bungalow, a Norman Revival cottage, and a Foursquare, from Clopay.

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