Home Exteriors
Sep 27, 2011

10 ways to enhance your home's curb appeal

By: Jennifer Bartoli

10 ways to enhance your home's curb appeal Author: Style At Home

Home Exteriors
Sep 27, 2011

10 ways to enhance your home's curb appeal

By: Jennifer Bartoli
An inviting curb and outside space is essential to creating a beautiful and welcoming home. We've put together some of our favourite accessories and ideas to beautify everything from your front door to your stairs to your front porch.

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Fleur de lys doormat
The fleur de lys pattern adorning this doormat makes it the perfect accessory to welcome guests into your home. It's also, of course, incredibly practical all year long. Williams Sonoma, $19.95 - $79.95.

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These planters are perfect for warm summers, as well as freezing temperatures. Stacked with green plants and placed on the stairs leading to your front door, these will ensure that your exterior looks pretty and inviting. Restoration Hardware, $69 - $90.

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Welcome sign
Attach this pretty pinecone sign to the front of your home. Customizable and in a beautiful bronze finish, it will make a great addition to any home. Etsy (Georgiegirlstudios), $54.99 US. Curb-wreath.jpg
Colourful wreath
Wreaths aren't just for the holidays. This handmade rag wreath will add the perfect touch of colour to your front door with its welcoming hues of orange, ruby, red and ivory. Etsy ( Pamwares Store), $30 US. Curb-colour.jpg
Pop of colour
Adding a pop of colour to your curb is an easy way to make your home feel vibrant and full of joy. The pop of red in these planters creates a beautiful landscape without being overwhelming.

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Painted door
A small change, like painting your front door a bold colour, can truly transform the exterior of your home. This rich red hue adds sophistication to the home's facade and makes the front door pop in contrast with the vibrant colours courtesy of Mother Nature. Olympic Paint (Body: Adobe White C14-1, Trim: Gypsum D30-2, Shutters: Dusty Trail D13-3; door: Warm Mahogany C31-6).

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Pretty lanterns
These lanterns are the perfect choice if you want to add a touch of old world charm to your outside space. These handcrafted hexagonal lanterns are perfect when placed along a pathway and will also double as stunning table decor when it's time to bring them indoors. Restoration Hardware, $19.49 - $99.49.

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Hanging plants
This beautiful handmade planter is perfect to showcase smaller plants. Placed near your doorway or on your porch it will make your outdoor decor simple and nature-infused. Pigeon Toe Ceramics, contact for pricing.

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Woodpecker door knocker
We love this woodpecker door knocker (and challenge you to say that five times fast!) This cast-brass birdie knocker will add some pizzazz to your front door. Anthropologie, $40. Curb-Last.jpg
Gothic sconces
These cathedral-shaped Gothic sconces will add some much needed light to your doorsteps in the evenings. Pottery Barn, $257.30 - $488.73.
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10 ways to enhance your home's curb appeal