Charles & Hudson found that you can recoup 71% of the cost of a door replacement (Like this Clopay carriage house door!) when you resell your home. Read more here: http://charlesandhudson.com/door_to_door_whats_new_in_garage_door_designs_and/
Many DIY home stores such as Home Depot & Lowes carry these decorative hardware straps for your garage door for about $35. They make a plain boring garage door look like a fancy carriage door at a fraction of the price.