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The front of your home is extremely important when it comes to the overall feel of the property. You want your homes exterior to be a reflection of the indoor style, whether that’s minimalist or perhaps you have a country theme. By creating a welcoming outdoor space, your home will be warm and inviting, giving a great first impression to neighbours and visitors. Whether you’re looking to transform the whole area, or you just want to make a few changes here and there, the following tips will help you to add character and style to the exterior of your home.
Enhance the Landscaping
For many people, the word landscaping is slightly daunting. It’s a common misconception that if you’re not a qualified landscaper, then you won’t be able to do your own landscaping in the garden. Whilst it’s often easier and more time effective to get a professional in to do the work, if you’re only working on a small project then it’s worth doing it yourself. Not only will this help you build up skills, but you’ll save money too! Introducing some decorative aggregates to the exterior of your home will really help to bring character to space, adding charm and making space look ten times better. Whether you scatter some Quartz gravel along the side of your driveway, or you invest in some cobbles to bring life to your edging, you can create a really unique look that will really enhance the overall look of your home.
Create a Bright, Bold Entrance
First impressions count, especially when it comes to your home. With this in mind, it’s always worth creating a bright and bold entrance to really catch people’s eye. This will also add a beautiful focal point to the front of your home, so it’s really worth doing. Whether you opt for a brightly colored paint to really add that wow factor, or you invest in some bold ironmongery to bring the door to life, you can transform the whole area by simply changing a couple of things. Once you’ve got your bold entrance, the rest of your home’s exterior will start to come to life too.
Introduce Essential Detailing
Once you’ve got the main areas of your home’s exterior designed just how you want them, you can start to look at additional details that are essential for bringing the space to life. One of the most popular details for the entrance of the home is lighting. Lighting is essential around your home’s exterior, as not only will it brighten up your home, but it will also add safety too. Another stylish feature to add is some hanging baskets. Dotting some baskets around your home will allow you to add some seasonal plants to the area, brightening up space and adding splashes of color too.
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