With warm weather approaching, we’re getting excited about creating amazing outdoor spaces. And the first thing on our DIY to-do list for spring and summer is to look for ways to add curb appeal without breaking the bank. That’s right… We want a big bang for a small budget. With these easy and cheap DIY projects, you’ll give your house a much-needed facelift without spending a lot of cash. Let’s get to it!
Easy (and Cheap!) Ways to Add Curb Appeal
If you don’t have the money to replace old concrete steps, update them with some paint. Here, the steps were painted to look as if there’s a runner on them. Much improved!
via Home Talk
It may seem like a small thing, but if your mailbox is the first thing visitors see, it makes sense to give it an update. Luckily, making over a mailbox is super cheap but has a big impact.
via Beneath My Heart
via Living Rich on Less
Wood garage doors are gorgeous, but they’re crazy expensive. This clever lady used a gel stain to give her garage door a faux wood look for a fraction of the price.
via Domestically Speaking
Here’s a fun way to display your house numbers: with flower pots! Make sure you plant easy-to-care-for flowers. Dead flowers don’t exactly scream curb appeal.
via DIY Showoff
Is your electrical box on a prominent side of the house? Camouflage it with a coat of paint that matches your siding. Why didn’t I think of that?
via Love of Family and Home
Keep Going for Even More Ways to Add Curb Appeal on the Cheap
Get a designer doormat for way less with a little creativity and spray paint. The chevron pattern is so lovely.
via Park House Love
Front of the house lacking character? Build your own shutters (or buy some) to give personality to your windows.
via Cozy Cottage Cute
Add a window box underneath a large window for a pop of color.
via Two Twenty One
To cut down on deck or backyard clutter, get one of these storage benches (affiliate). It’s great for hiding extra pillows, outdoor toys, tools and more.
If you can get an old barrel for cheap, convert it into a charming planter for your patio.
via Goods Home Design
Make your own mid-century modern house numbers. Love the clean, simple look.
Give your outdated wood doors new life with a coat of paint, some nice house numbers, and a giant monogram wreath. Look at the change!
via Me and Jilly
Do you have a concrete porch that was covered with horrible outdoor carpet? (We do. Yuck.) Rip that carpet off, and give it a fresh look with some paint, flowers and a chair in a bright color. Doesn’t that look better?
via Bright Green Door
Thrift store crates make wonderful centerpieces when they’re given a fresh coat of paint and a potted flower to hold. What a nice way to punch up the personality on your deck or patio.
via Tatertots and Jello
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