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Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in All Articles, Landscape Design |

11 Ways to Add Curb Appeal for Under $100

11 Ways to Add Curb Appeal for Under $100

By Michelle Slatalla for Gardenista

Too many people ignore curb appeal until it’s time to move. Then they spruce up the place for the next residents. How does this make sense? Every time you come home, the sight of your front door should give you the sort of euphoric endorphin rush that long-distance runners feel when they stop.

Adding curb appeal doesn’t have to be expensive. Take it one step at a time: here are 11 ways to add instant curb appeal for $100 or less:

New House Numbers

Gray House - Simpson Landscape

Above: When architect Mark Reilly gave an Edwardian home in San Francisco a full remodel, the facade also got a facelift. Photograph by Bruce Damonte via Mark Reilly Architecture.

House numbers are one of the first things to catch the eye—first-time visitors are looking for them to confirm they’re at the right address—and should set a tone for what to expect indoors as well as out. The spare, slim lines of Hillman Group 5-In Satin House Numbers (above) hint at the modern interior that lies beyond the traditional facade; $5.98 per number at Lowe’s.

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