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Before and After: Garage Makeover

What do you do with an old garage that you never use except to store your bike and some tools? Well, if you've got a tiny backyard and are low on "outdoor" space, and you're Suzanne Dimma, host of HGTV's The Style Dept. and home design director of wish, you transform it into a chic indoor/outdoor room. With a little green paint, a pair of natural fiber rugs, a trio of butterfly chairs, a vintage dolly, some plants, and a fan, she transformed the unused garage, making the house's outdoor space feel three times as big. To see the results,


Talk about Summer Style! I'm really impressed with the transformation that a few simple furnishings has achieved! I guess it helps to have a garage that's nearly empty; I've been to many that are overloaded with junk and used as storage (not for cars), which would be a major task in itself to clear out. Do you have a garage that needs a little love? Would you consider making over your garage in this way?

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