Brown Garage Ideas

Brown garage ideas and inspo.

Are you designing a brown garage and looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Spoak has all the interior design inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Browse room designs, inspiration images and decor ideas or take our free room design tool for a spin below!

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home exterior designed by Brooklyn Short
home exteriorDesigned by Brooklyn Short
Bedroom designed by Victoria Garriga
BedroomDesigned by Victoria Garriga
Untitled designed by Gretta Solie
UntitledDesigned by Gretta Solie
Mood Board designed by Joelly Machuca
Mood BoardDesigned by Joelly Machuca
Garage Mood Board designed by Joelly Machuca
Garage Mood BoardDesigned by Joelly Machuca
Mood Board designed by Joelly Machuca
Mood BoardDesigned by Joelly Machuca
Dorm Room designed by Emily Bourne
Dorm RoomDesigned by Emily Bourne
Garage Mood Board designed by Hannah Schwartz
Garage Mood BoardDesigned by Hannah Schwartz
Garage designed by alexa kellam
GarageDesigned by alexa kellam
Garage Wall B Elevations designed by Christina Whiteside
Garage Wall B ElevationsDesigned by Christina Whiteside
Vibe Board designed by Erika Simmons
Vibe BoardDesigned by Erika Simmons
Untitled designed by Kelly Nielsen
UntitledDesigned by Kelly Nielsen
Exterior Inspo & Selections (copy) designed by Abby Baker
Exterior Inspo & Selections (copy)Designed by Abby Baker
Exterior Inspo & Selections designed by Abby Baker
Exterior Inspo & SelectionsDesigned by Abby Baker
The Carmody Exterior designed by Brittany Bellet
The Carmody ExteriorDesigned by Brittany Bellet
Bedroom designed by Victoria Garriga
BedroomDesigned by Victoria Garriga
Other designed by Hannah Vattelana
OtherDesigned by Hannah Vattelana
Side two designed by Katie Carpenter
Side twoDesigned by Katie Carpenter
655 mccown dr designed by Audrey Major
655 mccown drDesigned by Audrey Major
Brittany Extrerior designed by Ashley Fuchs
Brittany ExtreriorDesigned by Ashley Fuchs
garage (copy) designed by Kate Wheeler
garage (copy)Designed by Kate Wheeler
garage (copy) designed by Kate Wheeler
garage (copy)Designed by Kate Wheeler
garage designed by Kate Wheeler
garageDesigned by Kate Wheeler
Office Finishing Touches designed by Abby Baker
Office Finishing TouchesDesigned by Abby Baker

Design tips for decorating a brown style garage

Here’s how to achieve the brown aesthetic room of your dreams.

What’s the best way to design and decorate a brown garage?

As any DIYer with a garage knows, the garage is more than just a place to park your car; it's a versatile space that holds the potential to be organized to accommodate your personal interests.

With the right layout, your garage can become an efficient and enjoyable space that meets all your practical needs while also letting you pursue hobbies or even start a side hustle. Whether you're in the process of a garage remodel or looking to makeover your existing one, these are the key elements to include in your design:

  • Car Parking: The primary function of most garages is to house vehicles. Determine the best positioning for your car that allows ample room for doors to open and for easy access to the house or workspace.
  • Paint or Wallpaper: Select a color or pattern that sets the desired mood for the garage and complements the style you want to achieve. We are partial to covering walls, ceilings, and trim in a uniform paint color to create a cohesive look. Or consider an accent wall to serve as a focal point.
  • Storage Solutions: Garages often serve as a storage hub for various items, from gardening tools and sports equipment to all those seasonal decorations you’re hoarding (we’re not here to judge). Consider incorporating a mix of storage solutions like tool chests, cabinets, pegboards, and wall-mounted racks. This will help keep your tools organized and within reach, while cabinets can hide away less frequently used items or those that need to be kept out of sight (and out of reach from kiddos or furry friends), such as cleaning supplies, automotive fluids, extra paint cans, or other hazardous materials.
  • Workbench: For the DIY enthusiasts, a sturdy workbench is essential. It provides a robust surface for various projects, from woodworking to automotive repairs. Position your workbench in a well-lit area, preferably near a power source, and consider the workflow around the bench to ensure you have enough space for your projects.
  • Decorative Lighting: Combine task, ambient, and accent lighting for a layered lighting scheme. Consider the placement of lighting fixtures to eliminate shadows and evenly light the space. Dimmer switches can adjust the mood.

By considering these key components and employing a thoughtful layout, your garage can transform into a multi-functional space that supports your lifestyle. Whether you're pulling in your car after a long day or embarking on a new DIY project, your garage will be ready to meet your needs​​. If you need an extra hand, check out our step-by-step guide on How To Design a Room.

How do you decorate with brown?

More popular with traditional and mid-century design styles, brown is making a modern comeback. Chocolate.

Lighter browns can create a backdrop of subtle warmth, perfect for spaces meant to feel open and airy. Darker browns add depth and solidity, ideal for creating focal points or a sense of grounding in larger spaces.

Brown can serve as a neutral foundation in your color palette, allowing other colors to pop and stand out. Consider using brown as a base color for larger furniture pieces like sofas or rugs. The beauty of brown often lies in its texture. Incorporate brown through natural materials such as wood, leather, or even brick walls to add depth and tactile interest to your space. A richly grained wooden table or a supple leather armchair can bring warmth and character.

Brown pairs well with a variety of colors. For a sophisticated, modern look, pair dark browns with jewel tones like sapphire blue or emerald green. To prevent your space from feeling too heavy or monochromatic, balance brown with lighter neutrals such as cream, beige, or soft gray. These colors can help lift the visual weight of brown and create a harmonious, balanced look.

To embrace the natural moodiness of brown, incorporate other earth tones like taupe, terracotta, caramel, or burnt orange. These warm and rich hues can create a sense of depth and sophistication in your space. Consider using these shades in upholstery, curtains, or even wall paint to add warmth and character to your garage.

Brown pairs beautifully with warm colors like orange, red, or gold. Consider incorporating these warm hues through accent pillows, throws, or artwork to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere. The combination of brown with warm colors can evoke a sense of comfort and relaxation.

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