Curb Appeal at The Small House

Small House Under a Big Sky

It’s true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression.


This is the front garden as you walk up to the Small House.


Another view of the lush landscaping in our front yard.

People form their first opinions before they step inside a home. Forty-nine percent of buying decisions are made from the street, according to the National Association of Realtors®. But curb appeal matters whether or not your house is for sale. An attractive, well-maintained house and yard welcome friends and family and gives me a little lift every time I come home.

I have always had a thing about curb appeal. It doesn’t mean a house that says, “Money,” but instead a home that says charm and the personality of its owners.

For me, a brightly painted door, a window box and shutters, impeccable flower beds, colorful flowers in bright pots, well swept sidewalks and an inviting trellis…

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  1. Small House Under a Big Sky
    Jun 27, 2013 @ 20:09:42

    Thank you for sharing my blog post and Michigan gardening pics on your blog. I appreciate your interest. Hope you and other do enjoy!!

    Small House / Big Sky Donna / White Oak Studio Designs / SW Michigan
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