Step 1: Clean, clean and clean again. My front porch could use some power washing. My door could use a good wipe and time to pick up and fly away garbage. Image credit here
Step 2: Bring on the foliage. I'm a planter gal (mostly because I don't have a green thumb to save my life) but also because I love playing with boxes of all sorts of shapes and sizes. The middle one is my favourite. Image here.
Classic. I like the scale if you can pull it off. Image here.
Uniform planters. I like. Image via Apartment Therapy
Step 4: Bring in that pop of colour. Now, I'm no where near brave enough or have the energy to fight my hubby to get a colourful front door going. But could you imagine? Image here.
Conservative folks like me can bring in colour through flower power. One of my happiest memories is planting flowers last year with my daughter. So bring the kiddies in on the fun. Image credit here
Flowers brighten up any front porch. Lovely. I like that bench too. Image here.
Or bring the pop of colour through the planter. nice. Image here.
Step 5: Don't forget the bling. You can bring it through fancy hardware. LOVE that blue door. Image via here.
Or bring the bling through fancy lighting. Image via here.
There you have it. 5 steps to instant curb appeal. Now for the hard part- getting started. Happy Earth Day.