This is flat, painted directly on the door, can you tell?
Faux Brick and Stone
Want the look of brick or stone but not the mess and dust? It can be painted!
... and a close up of the painted brick...
I decided that until I can afford to have real or veneer stone applied to my own house, I could paint it!
Trompe L'oeil (French for "Trick the Eye")
Though I don't consider the leaves here to be "trompe", the overall image is pretty "tricky" at first glance!
How about an ancient doorway into a fantasy land, completely open to your individual and unique imagination? Not even the sky's the limit!