15 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

15 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

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Is your front yard feeling a little bland or boring? It doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive to add a little color and interest to your porch, patio, or front yard. Boost your curb appeal with these 15 front yard landscaping ideas!

15 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

1. Your porch will go from drab to amazing with container planting!

turquoise container planter
susancohangardens.com

The front entrance is the first area of your home that your guests see when they come to visit. One of the best ways to give your home a gracious, eye-catching entrance is container gardening. It’s a super easy way to dress up your front porch!

See the full instructions on Susan Cohan Gardens.

2. Defy gravity with a DIY hanging vertical garden

DIY vertical hanging garden
thehorticult.com

Are you looking for a fun and fabulous DIY project? Well, this is the right one for you! Bored with pots you use for container gardening? Take it to the next level by turning them into a beautiful hanging vertical garden that’s perfect for your porch. This small project will instantly improve the look of your home. Aside from that, it also makes a great privacy screen! Don’t you think?

See the full instructions on The Horticult.

3. Give your front porch a fresh and colorful facelift with this three-tiered planter project

three-tiered planter
housebyhoff.com

If you are looking for a simple way to bring height and dimension to your front porch and pathways, make a stunning flower tower using terracotta pots. It’s easy to do and makes an extremely beautiful piece. Add a bird bath and feeder at the top to attract your feathered friends.

See the full instructions on House by Hoff.

4. This stylish house number planter will make a great first impression

stylish house number planter
abeautifulmess.com

You don’t want your house to look like all the other houses on your block, right? So why should your house number? This tutorial from A Beautiful Mess makes such a great impact from the street and adds that modern style to your decor.

5. Nothing greets guests like this huge monogram planter at the entrance of your home

monogram planter
Ellery Designs on Remodelaholic.com

This will definitely have your guests in awe! This would also look great with fake blooms if you don’t want to have to maintain real plants. How awesome is that?

See the full instructions on Ellery Designs on Remodelaholic.

6. Prepare your front steps for a fresh new coat of paint

painted front steps
practicallyfunctional.com

Your steps requires a certain amount of maintenance to keep them looking shiny and brand new. Believe me, this will definitely make a huge difference to the whole look of your home. So say goodbye to cracked and peeling paint and hello to the new gorgeous red stain!

See the full instructions on Practically Functional.

7. Give tired concrete floors a bold, fresh, multi-colored update

striped front porch concrete floor
lollyjane.com

Sometimes a good combination of new furniture and decor can be enough to spice up your exterior design. But there’s nothing quite as impactful as actually taking a brush to your concrete and doing a whole slab makeover. Plus stripes just never get old! Look how cute that porch is.

See the full instructions on Lolly Jane.

8. Add a pop of color and quirk to your curb appeal

stenciled cinder block corner planter
realitydaydream.com

All you need are some stencils and brightly colored paint to transform these drab chunks of concrete into fabulous artsy planters. Adding character to your outdoor space doesn’t need to be costly or time consuming.

See the full instructions on Reality Daydream.

9. Build a unique hose holder using recycled pallet wood

unique water hose holder from pallet wood
diycandy.com

Don’t you love the special feature of this planter? Such a smart and good looking way to hide your garden hose! You can add any flowers you want at the top and no one will ever notice that it’s also a hose storage. So cool!

See the full instructions on DIY Candy.

10. Feel more grounded than ever by adding a DIY barefoot sensory pathway along your front yard

DIY barefoot sensory pathway
playathometeacher.com

Don’t overlook your garden pathways! Add that fun factor by adding different textures, and experience that freedom when you kick your shoes off. Your kids will surely enjoy this!

See the full instructions on Play at Home Teacher.

11. Make your mailbox the star of your front yard

mailbox makeover
beneathmyheart.net

Checking your mail has never been so enjoyable! Even your neighbor’s Chihuahua will be too impressed to pee on it. 🙂 Try recreating this style from Beneath My Heart.

12. Dress up your windows with DIY window boxes and give your home a brighter and fresher look

DIY window boxes
ellaclaireinspired.com

A lush window box spilling blooms brings that extra charm that a new paint job doesn’t quite equal. Bonus points if you can view the window box from indoors as well. See the full instructions on Ella Claire if you are inspired to build your own.

13. Make a statement with this sturdy outdoor doormat made out of wood

outdoor doormat made out of wood
realitydaydream.com

Do you have a fun inviting door mat? Try this popular rounded wooden doormat project from Reality Daydream. Incorporate a little wood texture to your spaces to balance the complete look of your home. This slatted mat is sturdy and lets water drain right through easily.

14. Rain chains are perfect instruments for harnessing the elements of nature in your front yard

Rain chains
allthingsheartandhome.com

This gorgeous rain chain is more than just a decorative element; it makes a lovely, relaxing sound as well. Who doesn’t love the sight and sound of water in their front yard?

See the full instructions on All Things Heart and Home.

15. Give your plain landscape a stunning makeover with a block retaining wall

block retaining wall
acraftedpassion.com

Building a retaining wall is one of the simplest ways to create more usable space while providing lasting appeal and sophistication. It’s also the perfect way to make your home look elevated.

See the full instructions on A Crafted Passion.

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Jessi Wohlwend

I believe that anyone can do crafts and DIY projects, regardless of skill or experience. I love sharing simple craft ideas, step by step DIY project tutorials, cleaning hacks, and other tips and tricks all with one goal in mind: giving you the tools you need to “do it yourself”, complete fun projects, and make awesome things!

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  1. Lolly Jane says

    3 years ago

    Thanks for including my mustard doors! They look so pretty with these gorgeous features (:

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