39 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas That Will Totally Change Your Hom November 7, 2017 by Clifton Jansky By: Jessica Probus Whether you’re looking to sell, or just want to give your home a spring refresh, these simple curb appeal ideas will go a long way. 1. First step: paint your front door. 2. There’s even an app that lets you see what different door colors would look like! 3. Here’s the best way to paint a storm door: 4. If you don’t want to paint, just give your door a good scrub. 5. Spray paint your existing door hardware. 6. Give your house numbers a font upgrade. 7. Frame your door. 8. Add a stylish door knocker. 9. Put in some new porch lights. 10. Or, just upgrade the ones you have. 11. Add tile to a plain concrete entryway. 12. Or, make faux tiles with concrete stain. 13. Adding layers of plants will give more dimension to your porch. 14. Add some hanging planters. 15. Make an inexpensive planter tall by glueing two pots together. 16. For a small porch, try a vertical planter. 17. Start a container garden with these DIY planters. 18. This chart will tell you how to mix and match colorful plants: 19. Wood stain your aluminum garage door for a more rustic feel. 20. Or class it up with DIY carriage house doors. 21. Take it up a notch and add a pergola with climbing vines. 22. Make a faux stair runner with paint. 23. Cover an exposed foundation with ready-made panels. 24. Camouflage your ugly electrical boxes. 25. And hide your AC unit. 26. Give your mailbox a makeover. 27. Revamp your welcome mat. 28. Or, personalize a cheap natural mat. 29. Add faux shutters to your front windows. 30. While you’re at it, repair any torn screens. 31. Pressure wash everything! You can pressure wash bricks, wood decking, concrete, stucco, windows, vinyl, metal, plastic garbage cans, grills. Everything looks better with a little hard scrub. Look how satisfying it is! 32. Add some window boxes. 33. Hang up your hose. 34. Or, stick it in a cool copper pot. 35. Get rid of weeds with this DIY spray. 36. Create your own flower beds with this easy tutorial. 37. Create a flower bed around your trees for another well-contained pop of color. 38. Add some simple edging to any flower beds that will protect them from the mower. 39. Top it all off with a porch swing. Nothing says “Sit down, stay awhile” like an outdoor swing. Learn how to make this one at Shanty 2 Chic.