5 DIY Projects to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Want to take a hands-on approach to sprucing up your home’s exterior and landscape? Try these easy outdoor crafts and projects from our friends at DIY Network’s Made + Remade.

Color-Blocked Pom-Pom Wreath

An inviting front door is a key component of good curb appeal: You want potential buyers to feel drawn to your home’s entrance. This DIY color-blocked pom-pom wreath is easy to make (only five materials needed!) and adds a splash of eye-catching color. Get step-by-step instructions at Made + Remade >>

Photo by: Emily Fazio, Made + Remade Learn how to make this color-blocked pom-pom wreath at Made + Remade.

Painted Wooden Planters

A bit of contrast can help your house stand out from the rest on the block. Blogger Ellen Foord breathed new life into a pair of weathered wood planters with a coat of crisp white paint and a dark walnut stain. The finished product stands out beautifully against the brick walkway. Get step-by-step instructions at Made + Remade >>

Photo by: Ellen Foord, Made + Remade Learn how to update a weathered wooded planter at Made + Remade.

Chalkboard Pavers

Adding pavers to your front yard is an easy and effective way to give potential homebuyers a clear path to your home’s entrance. Add an extra-special welcome with these chalkboard pavers: They’re easy to create and wash off easily so you can change up your message. Get step-by-step instructions at Made + Remade >>

Photo by: Ellen Foord, Made + Remade Learn how to make chalkboard pavers at Made + Remade.

Waterproof Outdoor Curtains

Don’t forget your outdoor living spaces when sprucing up your home’s curb appeal: If buyers can picture themselves using your porch or patio, they’ll be more inclined to purchase your home. Outdoor curtains are a great way to dress up an outside space, but they can be expensive. Blogger Kelly Smith Trimble transformed inexpensive indoor curtains into outdoor curtains using Rust-Oleum NeverWet. Get step-by-step instructions at Made + Remade >>

Photo by: Kelly Smith Trimble, Made + Remade Learn how to transform indoor curtains into waterproof outdoor curtains at Made + Remade.

Easy Outdoor Dining Tablescape

You can also up the appeal of your home’s outdoor living spaces by staging them to create inviting alfresco scenes. Perhaps a pitcher of lemonade with glasses, or a breakfast scene with coffee and pastries. Try these tips from blogger Emily Fazio for creating an easy outdoor dining tablescape. Get the tips at Made + Remade >>

Photo by: Emily Fazio, Made + Remade Learn how to create an easy outdoor dining tablescape at Made + Remade.

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