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.

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

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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
    Hand-Painted Vintage Furniture Transformations
    Blog: http://smallhouseunderabigsky.wordpress.com
    Facebook: donnaallgaierlamberti@facebook.com (for portfolio of chalk painted work)

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