I think I found the gate/entry I want! Old door turned garden gate complete with stove flange for window! (by Her Ballistic Garden) door gate under simple pergola for wood fence painted stained grey address plate entry reclaimed barn door
Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.
In need of a retaining wall or two so we can play yard games on an even surface and keep the parties "classy" - Retaining wall/stairs stone - contemporary landscape by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design
Flagstone stepping-stones leading to the driveway provide an easier-to-navigate surface in a crushed-stone patio. They are also easier to keep clear of snow come winter. Using paver base Danny Lipford outdoor entertaining