Your home may not need an entire makeover but could it use a facelift? Adding finishing touches to make your entryway inviting with color and colorful products is one of the best ways to refresh the look of you entire home.
To get you started I'm sharing some of my favorites tips for how you can improve the look of your entryway. Use these ideas to help create your own dream home and become a serious contender for winning the $5,000 grand prize in the 2014 "Shake it Up" Exterior Color Contest! Visit the DaVinci Roofscapes Facebook Page to enter.
Red is a classic front door that instantly creates a focal point on the front of a home (image Therma-Tru). For more ideas on how to find the right color for your front door click over to "Finding the Right Color For Your Front Door."
Revamp your entry with a bright, bold paint color! (image BH&G) Want to find a color that is the best match for you? Check out the article "The color of your front door says a lot about you."
Orange accents show how a little color can go a long way. Carrying the color from your front door onto your window frames might be an option that can work on your home as well as it does on this one. (image Therma-Tru)
Add architectural elements -- moldings, columns, and trim -- that match the style of your home. (image Fypon)
Think about your entryway at night. Good lighting and a clear well-lit pathway guide your visitors
to your front door. (image Therma-Tru)
Repeating shapes like the curve above the door, the transom window and front walk,
add visual interest that leads the eye to your entryway. (image Therma-Tru)
Here is a simple way to repeat curves at your entry but adding moulding and potted topiary. (image Fypon)
The details of this entry tell the world that the people who live here are friendly. The porch trim,
wicker furniture, and accessories are relaxed, approachable and unify the look. (image Fypon)
Don't forget about your porch or portico ceiling color as a great place
to add color to welcome your family and guest. (image Fypon)
Would you like even more ideas for sprucing up your home exterior? Download the two free ebooks I wrote to help you find the perfect colors for your home:
You can also check out my last blog post Shake Up Your Home Exterior From The Top Down for great ways to enhance your exterior.
With all of these ideas and images to inspire you, I am confident you can come up with the perfect improvements for your home and be a contender in this contest so don't miss out!
Put a few ideas together and post them on the contest page to win the $5,000 grand prize. Don't miss your chance to win this fabulous prize and shake up the look of your home exterior!