Improving Your Home Front Appeal, 15 Beautiful Yard Decorating Ideas and Tips

house exterior, stairs to front door

Front yard decorating is an important part of  improving your home front appeal. Fresh coat of paint and attractive contrasts make house exterior look interesting and impressive. Beautiful yard decorating ideas add a final touch to the gorgeous house.

15 simple steps are a easy way to create beautiful yard decorating and improve your house front appeal, weather for refreshing it in spring, improving the front appeal of a new house or home staging your property. Using your creativity and simple techniques help save money on yard decorating and make your home look pleasant and inviting.

Spend some time on yard decorating that create the first presentation. Simple and natural backyard or front yard decorating ideas are fun. 15 steps will help improve your home front appeal and add a professional touch to the charming look of your house exterior.

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1. Walk from the road to your porch or front door, thinking what you notice first and how you feel. Is there an empty area that you want to make look more interesting. If your front yard is very small, think about adding vertical plant holders with hanging flowers. They take little space and dramatically change the way backyard designs and front yard decorating look.

2. Make your walking path to the front door look neat and pleasant. If you love color, make the edges look rich and colorful with floral borders. If your like the sophisticated solitude look, add unique yard decorations, stones and green plants , creating unique, calm and elegant front yard decorating.

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3. Declutter your porch or front door stair steps, repair the floor and paint the walls of your porch, creating fresh and bright look that improves your house front appeal.

4. Think of house exterior and porch as a part of your entryway design and front yard decorating, adding more harmony with decorating ideas that support your home style and color palette.

5.  The house exterior and front yard decorating style can match the style of your home or be creative and evoke the associations with exotic countries, as long as your porch design and front yard decorating ideas are suitable for your climate.

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6. Add green plants and flowers to create a miniature garden that dramatically changes the look of your house exterior, improving your home appeal and connecting your house design with the nature.

7.If you are lucky to have a spacious porch, add beautiful green plants, creating a miniature oasis which is excellent eco friendly decoration for your house exterior and offers a charming place to sit with a cup of tea, read and relax.

8. Few garden furniture pieces that is good for your climate are beautiful porch, backyard and front yard decorating ideas that add cozy feel to your house.

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9. Effective outdoor lighting design is an important part of improving your home appeal. Modern outdoor lights make your front yard safe ad stylish. Create three zones with outdoor lights: the gate, parking and driveway, the walking path and porch stairs, the front door.

10. If you want to spend extra time and money, add outdoor lights to your front yard decorations, a bench or a lovely tree and bushes, a small terrace or a water fountain, adding elegant decorative accents to your home front appeal.

11. Add only few outdoor furniture pieces to your porch or front deck, combining them with green plants and flowers in attractive planters. Decluttered and spacious porch or front deck designs look more appealing and tasteful. Even small containers with green plants and flowers quickly transform the way your house exterior looks, creating cozy and beautiful outdoor spaces.

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12. If space is limited, hang containers with green plants and flowers on the wall, posts and railing. Your small shed or  lattice fence decorating with flowers add charm to home appeal, saving your money and bringing more color into outdoor decor and house exterior design.

13. Remove garbage bins and trash cans from your terrace, porch and your front yard.

14. Resist the temptation to leave kids toys or garden tools on your lawn, adding a sense of good organization to your home appeal.

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15. Park your car, leaving the walking path free. Your house exterior and front yard are always in sight. Pleasant and organized, welcoming and natural porch, entrance door and front yard decorating ideas improve mood, spreading the beauty and creating neat and gorgeous streets for all to enjoy.

  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 09.06.2012