Want to add curb appeal to your home but want to go easy on the budget? I just can’t get enough of craft ideas and DIY projects that make my home look more attractive. Recently I’ve been doing so much DIY home and room decor that you can only see when you step inside the house. I think I’m taking our home’s exterior for granted. So I decided that I also need to add a little curb appeal to it.
Hiring someone to do landscaping in your home can be expensive but what if you can DIY it? Here are some great ideas to give your home a curb appeal on a budget!
22 DIY Curb Appeal Ideas For The Budget Friendly Home
1. Acid Stain your Walkway
Got a concrete walkway? Why not acid stain it to give it an instant makeover. Add some elegance to the floor in your garage or your patio with stained concrete. Click here to read more!
2. Spray Painted Paint Flower Display
Head over your local thrift store and get these crates. These wooden pieces are very affordable and a unique addition to your home. Spray them with some paint in any color-theme you’re going for. Check it out here.
3. Eyesore Camouflage
I’m sure somewhere there’s a big electrical box and piping that just stands out from your perfect home. Make it disappear by taking out your brush and some paint. See it here.
4. Colorful Front Door
Paint your front door with bold and vibrant colors. Even small doors can look so dominant with the right touch. It will make your home stand out instantly. See it here.
5. Spray Painted Doormat
Did it even cross your mind that doormat and spray paint will make a nice piece for your home? Show how crafty you are before anyone steps foot inside your home. See how you can upgrade your doormat here.
6. House Number Flower Pots
Make your guests and the delivery man have it easier to find your house with this easy DIY project. This flower pot idea is just brilliant and will make passersby give it a second look. Check it out here.
7. Window Shutters
Replace the old shutters and make way for newly colored ones. Installing some window shutters with great colors will look amazing in any home. Get the tutorial here.
8. DIY Garage Door Makeover with Stain
Is your garage door becoming an eye sore? This DIY garage door makeover is definitely worth the time and effort to achieve it. Make it look fabulous with some gel stain. Check it out here.
9. DIY Window Box
Window boxes are great for adding an instant curb appeal to your home. The colors the flowers will add to your home is just fantastic. Get the tutorial here.
10. $1 Front Porch Light Makeover
Does this front porch light look familiar? I’m sure you may have something similar, here’s a cheap and easy way to give it a makeover. Check it out here.
11. Tire Flower Planter
Upcycle an old tire and turn it into a DIY planter. Painting it would also make it look more appealing. Get the instructions here.
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12. Rustic Wood Patio Table
If your porch has a big blank space you just don’t know what to do with, why not make a DIY patio table? Get the tutorial here.
13. DIY X Leg Bench
Add sitting area and instant curb appeal with this DIY bench on a budget. See how you can make it here.
14. DIY Recirculating Fountain
Installing water features can make a different in your front yard. Get the tutorial here.
15. DIY Porch Swing
If you don’t have one yet, I highly recommend you build one over the weekend. Check it out here.
16. Side Yard Makeover
Start adding some flowers and plants to your side yard. It’s an easy makeover for people with green thumbs. See it here.
17. Build a Picket Fence
It’s every home owners dream to have a white picket fence outside their home, why not build one? Check it out here.
18. Lattice Privacy Screen
Have privacy while adding a great accent piece at the same time. Get the instructions here.
19. Hide Your Outdoor Air-conditioning Unit
You have to admit it, outdoor air-conditioning units are so bulky and can be an eye sore. Here’s a great way to remedy that problem. Check it out here.
20. Wooden Pathway
Such an easy way to add an instant curb appeal to your front yard. Get the instructions here.
21. Huge Entry Sign
Nothing says welcome than a huge entry sign everyone can see in your front porch. Get the tutorial here.
22. The Importance of Curb Appeal
In case you still need a some quick tips on curb appeal, you can check this informative infographic.
Need more curb appeal ideas for your exterior? Get it here from Lowe’s Home Improvement:
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