There are many things you can do to totally change the look of the outside of your house. The good news is that many of these ideas are relatively inexpensive and easy to achieve! One easy and fun update is to add a porch swing to your front porch. Another popular idea is to construct an arbor or pergola and decorate to your taste or liking. One we particularly like at Alabama Metal Art is adding a personalized house number sign or other metal wall art to your favorite outdoor space. Finally, you can always consider adding an outdoor fire pit to create a focal area for you and your guests to enjoy.
Hopefully you have had the chance to experience a great front porch swing. The memories of swinging till dusk are unforgettable. Adding a swing to your front porch will allow you to pass this tradition on to the next generation. There are many options when it comes to swings. Make sure you pick the best option for your porch and spice it up a little with a great complimentary paint color.
Adding a whole new outdoor living space can be accomplished by adding a pergola or arbor. Naturally this project is a little bit more elaborate than just adding a porch swing, but it can still be achieved over a weekend. With some planning this new outdoor space could easily be your favorite space around your home. Here are some great examples of some really amazing arbor designs and ideas.
Adding a personalized house number sign can also be a quick and inexpensive way to spruce up the outside of your house. Alabama Metal Art offers several options of house number signs. These address signs are both decorative and functional. A decorative house number sign allows visitors to easily identify your house. Of course they help emergency personnel find your home more easily as well.
One of the most popular outdoor decorating ideas is to add an outdoor fire pit. You can buy a fire pit at many of your favorite home improvement stores or search the internet for some design ideas. Either way this outdoor decorating idea can be installed and functional with very little effort.
These are just a few of the ideas that you can use to update your outdoor living space. Any one of them individually would add character and curb appeal to your house.