Playfulness + Creativity Team Up in a Garage for All Ages

The freestanding garage that takes color cues from the interior of HGTV Urban Oasis 2017 offers a relaxed and stylish lounging space for playing games and watching TV.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Easy Living

The navy blue with white trim freestanding garage in the backyard offers an easy living lounge space that fits with the laidback style of this updated Knoxville, Tennessee home. Two orange cruiser bikes parked in front of the garage are perfect for exploring the urban neighborhood.

Low-Slung Sofa

A midcentury modern twilight blue linen upholstered sofa includes extra padded cushions and durable wood construction. The modular sofa with movable weighted back support offers flexible seating for casual gatherings or watching TV. 

Comfy Pillows

A collection of solid and striped throw pillows adds comfort and color contrast for the twilight blue modular sofa.

Game Time

A red soft cotton diamond weave throw blanket for warmth and a backgammon board game that requires both strategy and luck sit on the sofa, ready for a cozy night in.

Curated Collection

The interior walls of the garage includes a curated selection of purchased and custom framed art and wall sculptures for a collected look.

Distinctive Style

By using art with white frames and wall sculptures in different shapes and sizes, the gallery wall created behind the sofa has a coordinated look with distinctive style.

Handmade Jute Rug

A contemporary handmade natural jute area rug under the modular sofa adds cushion over the garage’s cement floor.

Stylish Cabinetry

A rich wood-grain finish gives the cabinetry an unexpected high-end look for this casual lounge space in the garage. 

Lounge Space Extras

The top of the built-in cabinetry includes a stack of design books for inspiration, potted plants and a vase of flowers for a touch of nature. A pair of industrial steel table lamps with white linen shades offers illumination, while a black retro-style Bluetooth turntable record player with vinyl-to-MP3 recording sits ready to play favorite tunes. 

Industrial and Modern

The garage’s Euro-style cabinetry with a walnut-like wood-grain finish includes aluminum extrusion handles.

Eclectic Art

The wall above the cabinetry includes a silver sunburst clock and purchased and custom art with dark frames.

Flexible Space

This wide view of the interior of the garage shows how the art wraps around the walls of the room and the flexibility of the space, with a modular sofa that can provide hours of comfort and relaxation.

Foosball Fun

The garage’s fun foosball table features a high-quality wood cabinet and metal support beams, with built-in scorers and ball returns that accommodate fast-paced play.

TV Time

A flat panel TV integrated with artwork offers a way to catch up on favorite HGTV shows or the big game in this space made for lounging and relaxing.

Coordinated Look

Large framed wall art with geometric squares reflects the clean lines used in the architecture of this asymmetrical freestanding garage.

Insulated Garage Door

The garage’s durable carriage house-style front door has superior insulated steel construction. The door was painted a mahogany color that adds richness to the garage.

LED Lights

LED outdoor wall sconces with an old bronze finish flank each side of the garage’s front door.

Urban Adventures

Two orange kayaks made from high-density polyethylene for longevity and impact resistance, with front and rear handles for easy transportation, hang on the exterior side wall of the garage, ready for exploring Knoxville's rivers and lakes.

Staircase Connection

An exterior staircase from the home’s screened porch leads down to the backyard made for hanging out with family and friends.

Beautiful Backyard

This view looking towards the back of the house also shows the exterior of the garage constructed from similar materials as the updated Craftsman home with artistic style.

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