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7 Ways to Make the Front Entry Matter Again
"The front entry of a home used to be the first impression people see when they come... dominating the front of a house, and it is getting harder for visitors to know where to go... where the front door is. Talk about a buyer's turn-off! Rather than just painting... painting the front door a different color, consider these 7 ways you can better define your... your front entry when building or renovating your house...."
Outdoor Lighting to Make Your Home and Landscape Glow
Let your home be a beacon at night with exterior lights for pathways, pools, trees and, of course, the front door
"to your yard and you can gain extra outdoor rooms all night long. Start with the... the front door to welcome visitors at night, add a few lights to your garden or backyard... to the front door. Welcome them with a strong glowing front porch light. Lighting... to the front door. Lighting the path and the door itself is the priority with night... at the front door. Simple sconces flanking the door can add enough light for visitors..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My Front Door?
We come to the rescue of three Houzzers, offering color palette options for the front door, trim and siding
"for the front door, trim and siding... paint the front door? I found three homeowners in Houzz Discussions with that dilemma... doors (front and garage) fight the roof color and green landscape developing. I... color on a front door that has a storm door over it. The heat that gets trapped between... door? the front door is white now and I want to use a bright color. The storm door (necessary... for my front door because our house is that same orange brick and I want a red door..."
Give Your Garden a Gate Mate
Keep pests at bay and boost privacy and protection on the home front with a stylish gate for your backyard, driveway or entry
"the home front with a stylish gate for your backyard, driveway or entry... roses in front of fence, but the gate... the first one might do.... balance the front door. If you need serious privacy, nothing says "Do not enter" like a... salvage yards for reclaimed options or your local lumberyard for a DIY rustic look..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Holiday Front Door
Lights, wreaths, action! If your front door plays a role in your yuletide decorations, we'd like to see it
"If your front door plays a role in your yuletide decorations, we'd like to see it... also the front door. Personally, I'm lucky if I find the time to rustle up a Christmas... on my front porch. I think it says "welcome" in a classic way. My front door Keeping... of our front porch...most of the greens came from our yard...all design done by my... photo of front and will post Its veeeeeeery beutiful We painted the door red (Is that..."
Spring Patio Fix-Ups: Install an Outdoor Fireplace or Fire Pit
"your yard the place to be by adding a fire feature that draws a crowd... makes the yard the place where everyone wants to be. It easily becomes the focal point... evening in front of a beautiful gas fireplace, there is sure to be a just-right fire feature... to your yard? Here are 10 key things to consider so you can start transforming your... neighbors yard and ours. This is what you need for your outdoor fire place.... www...."
Landscape Detail: Do Fence Me In
For security and privacy or just a sweet backdrop to the begonias, a fence in your garden or yard is the finishing touch
"garden or yard is the finishing touch... place in front of a Cape Cod home. Fences also have very specific functional requirements... fence out front. I wanted as close to a "welcoming" fence as I could find or create... for a front yard, where it can enhance curb appeal, forming the backdrop for all... home in front of Cape Cod and colonial-style homes. Because a picket fence isn't meant..."
22 Merrily Decorated Front Doors by Houzzers
Swathed in greenery and sprinkled with lights, ornaments and wreaths, these entries offer a gracious holiday welcome
"holiday front doors, and you answered, posting all sorts of beautiful pictures. Yuletide... decorate your front door right now, shoot a picture and post it below. We'd love to see what... beautiful blue front door?? Thanks! These tall deer traveled all the way from Illinois to... deck our front porch for our first Christmas! I took an old 4'x3' frame and added garland... Lovely front doors! Especially like the turquoise ones! I wanted shades of turquoise..."
DIY Painting Project: A Colorful Front Door
"until a yard sale, I just stand it out front at the street with a "FREE" sign on it... a red front door, just pops First photo : front door was painted this godawful brown... paint my front and back door but both have the storm door that I really don't like... burgandy front door, which we think is pretty, too! http://www.lalunecollection.co... at my front entry and took it down. Perhaps I lost a little in energy efficiency..."
Backyard Play Spaces That Put Kids Front and Center
Skip the trip to the playground. These kid-friendly outdoor spaces will help your little ones burn off energy without leaving home
Houzz Tour: Renovations Modernize a 1970s New Jersey Colonial
Better access to a great yard, an opened-up interior and family-friendly features improved this home for a Princeton family
"great yard, an opened-up interior and family-friendly features improved this home... loved the yard, the area and the schools, but they knew it would need an update to work... on the front of my house. Strangers use the main front door, friends use the more... mudroom, front porch, kitchen and master bath. Would love to see more of this house... but two front doors make for a confusing entrance. Without being too personal, is it..."
10 Rock Wall Ideas for a Style-Strong Patio
Strengthen the look of your yard — and solve landscape design dilemmas — with a rock wall that fits right in
"of your yard — and solve landscape design dilemmas — with a rock wall that fits right... designed front entrance to this beach side property #10 I like th e size shape and... for our yard. About 25 years ago I began having an affair with stone. On our sloping... in the front garden when I built a stone staircase to deal with the 8 foot slope from... sloped yards. For this project, we used rock walls to address water intrusion problems..."
12 Inspiring Garden Gates
"over my front gate, and the white wisteria over the front door. My goal with the wrought... right? My yard is so ugly, we are working on it, but so far, yeck. This is our secret... gated front entry with a private outdoor patio! I love the extra outdoor living space... in your yard. Upon seeing this unique entrance, I couldn't help but to imagine the..."
Smashing Mosaics Stir Landscape Style
"to your yard through the use of stone or ceramic tile mosaics... your own yard — take a look at these inspiring examples to see what you think.... moment, my front porch holds my mosaic pots and a few other objects I've tiled during... your own yard, you can always squeeze one like this onto your existing patio. I think... traffic in a yard, gathering places are a great area to install one of these beauts. Maybe..."
6 Steps to Get a Garden Off to a Glowing Start
Grow a lush, balanced garden from an empty patch of yard or neglected landscape spot with these easy-to-follow guidelines
"patch of yard or neglected landscape spot with these easy-to-follow guidelines... house and yard and have a cliff that I am planting a flowering hedge row in front of... "naked" yard, just sod. Thanks! Thanks, I have an overgrown part of the garden that... article. Our yard is all dug up from getting a new geothermal heating and cooling system... between the yard and the busy road to give the kids a solid boundary. Good luck with your..."