First Team | Luxury Portfolio International

Makeovers Create More Usable Living Space in 7 Front Yards

A front yard can be a great design opportunity — though it can sometimes feel like a daunting challenge. Its prominence calls for a one-of-a-kind design that can add valuable outdoor living space, but its size and exposure can make it feel unusable, especially if you live on a busy street or are surrounded by neighbors.

These seven front yard and entry makeovers show how designers worked with homeowners to turn underused spaces into hardworking, attractive ones. Some of the homes required more extensive renovations, while others had some spaces transformed simply with new plantings and clever screening solutions.

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