25 Curb Appeal Ideas

These curb appeal ideas are DIY friendly and are sure to help you boost your home’s exterior.

We have an entire collection of Curb Appeal Ideas and more great home exterior update ideas, such as: Choosing Exterior Paint Colors, How to Hide Outdoor Eyesores (think A/C units and electrical boxes), and a Faux Wood Garage Door Tutorial.

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25 Curb Appeal Ideas

By Cecily from Ceci Bean

 Let’s start with curb appeal ideas for your front door:curb appeal idea, paint your from door from Remodelaholic

1. Paint the front door in a bold new color | Chris Loves Julia via Remodelaholic

See our picks for bold and beautiful colorful front door paint colors

Curb appeal ideas: Tuscan front door makeover from Remodelaholic

2. Add hardware details to the front door | Creative Juices Decor via Remodelaholic

curb appeal idea, paint front door knobs from Remodelaholic

3. Spray paint your outdated door hardware for a fresh look | The Space Between

Related: How to spray paint interior door knobs

Next up, curb appeal ideas for your porch:

curb appeal ideas, spray painted door mat

4. Makeover a plain door mat | Park House Love


Wooden Doormat diy curb appeal ideas from Remodelaholic

5. Make a wood stake door mat | Remodelaholic


painted concrete porch curb appeal on Remodelaholic

6. Paint a faux stone pattern on an old concrete entry | First Home Love Life

stenciled front porch for increased curb appeal on Remodelaholic

7. Add a stenciled pattern to your concrete front porch | Bella Tucker


Do you have some woodworking skills? Here are some curb appeal ideas that you can build.

how to build a wooden bench for outside, Remodelaholic.

8. Add a DIY bench to the porch | Sawdust Girl

diy wooden front porch planter on Remodelaholic

9. Build a planter…with gold legs! | Home Heart and Hands

diy flower box for curb appeal on Remodelaholic

10. Build a flowerbox to add color to your windows | How Does She

How to build a Wooden House Number Sign on Remodelaholic

11. Add a DIY stir stick house number display | 4 Men 1 Lady

DIY a Garage Trellis for improved curb appeal, Remodelaholic

12. Build a trellis over your garage | Blue Roof Cabin

entry arbor for increasing curb appeal Remodelaholic

13. Add a simple entry arbor | BHG

See also: Build 2 garden arbors with these woodworking plans

wooden Porch-Swing-DIY from Shanty2Chic on Remodelaholic

14. Hang a DIY porch swing | Shanty 2 Chic

And now, curb appeal ideas for your flower beds or garden beds:

succulents and rocks hell strip park strip flower bed from Remodelaholic.

15. Spruce up your hell strip (sidewalk planting bed) | Art of Gardening

front-entry-fountain for improved curb appeal from Remodelaholic

16. DIY a water feature | Tatertots & Jello

front planting bed for increased curb appeal Remodelaholic

17. Add curvy planting beds to your front yard | Happy at Home

entry path lights for increased curb appeal

18. Install path lights along front pathway | Pegasus Lighting

Lastly, consider these curb appeal ideas for the exterior fixtures of your home:

DIY wood shutters to add curb appeal on a budget

Build DIY wood shutters to add curb appeal on a budget — only $40 for the pair!

DIY garden hose holder

19. Corral your garden hose with a DIY holder | While Wearing Heels

upgrade current porch lighting for increased curb appeal. Remodelaholic

20. Refresh your porch lighting | Style with Cents

Camouflage utility boxes for better curb appeal

21. Camouflage utility boxes | Love of Family and Home

See more: 13 Ways to Hide Outdoor Eyesores on the Exterior of Your Home

DIY Stained Wood Screen To Hide Unwanted Areas And Utility Boxes

Build a removable wood screen to hide utility boxes | Designer Trapped for Remodelaholic

faux rock mailbox stand for increased curb appeal Remodelaholic

22. Dress up your mailbox with a stone pillar | Beneath My Heart via Remodelaholic

downspout rain chain for enhanced curb appeal Remodelaholic

23. Switch out your gutter downspout for a rain chain | rle photo

diy mailbox makeover with paint and tape, LollyJane

24. Refresh your mailbox with paint | LollyJane via Remodelaholic

garage door hardware for enhanced curb appeal Remodelaholic

25. Add hardware details to your garage door | Bliss Images

Any of these projects are sure to pay off and we’re confident you’ll love the changes! Share your success with us here or on Instagram with #imaremodelaholic. Also find us on Facebook and Pinterest and pin this collection for future reference.

For more great curb appeal projects and tips, check out:

DIY Projects To Increase Curb Appeal, Remodelaholic

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( Originally published 09.22.2014 // Updated 03.11.2020 )

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  1. I love this round up. I actually have seen the painted porch by Bella Tucker in person and it is awesome! It’s so hard to choose what the best part of that front porch is because those doors are amazing too! Lesley

  2. Great ideas. I am re doing my front yard over winter, so lots to do and having these ideas have inspired me

  3. we live in a modluar home park, no grass, gravel and big boulders… Looked at pavement for the driveway but pretty costly. Houses are all up on a mountain side, which gives us s great view from our front decks of the valley and fields below.
    Trying to come up with something to make it looks special. suggestions?

    1. Hi Donna,
      If you’ll email me or message us over on Facebook with your question and a photo or two, I’d be happy to pass your question along to our very helpful followers 🙂

  4. Have to be careful with window boxes because many homeowner insurance policies say no plants w/in 2 feet of the home’s structure. I love them but our insurance said no.