Colbert GetawayContemporary Landscape, Seattle
Transtion through this elegant threshold to reach the backyard.
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Whimsy. Perhaps your personality is whimsical and unapologetically larger-than-life. Consider letting your garden gate reflect that aspect. Large, bold lines with superfluous curves will tell the story of a whimsical homeowner. Painting this gate a vibrant hue could carry the concept even further.Discover more elements of the whimsical gardenTell us: How does your garden gate reflect your personality and tell your story?MoreWhat Kind of Gardener Are You? Find Your ArchetypePhoto Flip: 77 Gorgeous Garden Gates
9. Decorative metalwork gate. It won’t keep the dogs in (unless lined) but a gate this lovely is made more with inspiration in mind. Work with an artisan to create a gate that speaks to you and fits your site perfectly.Tell us: Do you have a garden gate you’re proud of? Share a photo in the Comments!More:Guardians of the GateHow to Choose the Right Fence
This is not to say you don’t have the knowledge or ability, but rather you don’t have the track record. You need to establish with the inspector that you will be seeking his or her input, and will be conscientiously working to fulfill the inspector’s requirements.Everyone wants to be respected. I suggest treating your inspector as if he or she were your mentor. You might just discover that your inspector will act like a good one.Up next: Next week we will examine typical final inspection requirements and recap what we’ve covered in this series on the building permit process.More in this series: When a Permit Is Required and When It’s Not | The Submittal Process | 10 Critical Code Requirements for Every Project | What to Know About Green Building and Energy Codes