Exterior Home Design Ideas
to make your home extremely awesome
When thinking about any easy DIY home improvements we usually focus on the interior, after all, we spend a lot of time looking at it and it is often the easiest thing to change with a few well places items. It doesn’t matter how beautiful your home is on the inside however if it looks uninviting and tatty from the outside. After all the exterior of your home is your visitor’s first impression.
It’s a little harder to change the look of your home from the outside, no plush soft furnishing are going to make a difference here. It is also often considered more expensive to alter the look of the outside of your home with extensions, changes to brickwork and other structural modifications requiring both a lot of money and effort to push through. But there are some easy DIY home improvements you can make to spruce up the look of your home that aren’t necessarily structural modifications. But still, will have a massive impact both on aesthetics and value.
Beautiful birds flirting in a bird bath ♥ – by Kathy Miller for stonecreations.com
The easiest and most satisfying place to start is the garden if you’re lucky enough to have one. If you consistently look after your garden you will not only create a beautiful setting for long summer evenings shared with family and friends you are also signposting the style and elegance of the home it borders.Keep grass well manicured, choose a selection of plants both for colour and smell and add gorgeous furniture and feature items such as a bird bath to entice visitors of all species to share your space.
If you don’t have a garden it doesn’t mean you can’t dress your home. Pretty outdoor plant pots, window boxes and flowers trained to climb around door frames all add a natural charm and elegance.
People often spend a lot of time and money choosing the right curtains but what about the windows themselves? These are often overlooked and yet they can completely change the look of your home. High-quality windows such as Anlin replacement windows don’t just add an aesthetic quality but also increase the security and energy-efficiency of your home. Choosing windows can be tricky not least because unlike other items in the house they are more tricky to install or if you don’t like them very expensive to change.
Shop around – make sure you choose a style that suits the build and style of your home without compromising on key elements such as noise reduction and ventilation. When you have chosen the right windows for you make sure you use a qualified and accredited installer. For more information please click here.
Fixture and fittings might seem out of place outside of the living room but the work you have done on the inside of your home to get these right should be continued outside. Everything from gate to fences to the numbers on your door all reflects your personal style. Avoid overdoing it – the rule thumb is to keep it clean and tidy and you will have all the neighbours talking.
I am closing with this little easter poem for you today:
Spring has sprung, the grass has riz, I wish I were in the chocolate biz 😉
ssshhh … no, no that one … that↓ one
Celebrate this Easter with a Heart filled with Love and Peace.
Have a blessed and wonderful time
Happy Easter ♥