22 DIY Curb Appeal Ideas That Are Dirt Cheap (But Look Pricey)

Because giving your home's exterior a mini makeover doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg.

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Got a few extra hours this weekend? You can make big changes to your home's exterior on a small budget. Here, some clever ways to up your curb appeal—fast and affordably.

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Brian Woodcock
License Plate House Numbers

Repurpose old license plates as colorful house numbers. Just use metal snips to cut them out and secure them to your home with nails or epoxy. 

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Addicted 2 DIY
Hexagon Tree Bench

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Brian Woodcock
Birdhouse

Birdhouses are a charming feature to have outside your home, and glueing old license plates to the top adds a vintage touch. 

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Craftivity Designs
Cutting Board House Number Sign

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Oliver and Rust
Sunflower Obelisk

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Shabby Glam
$20 Electrical Box Armoire Cover






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Shades of Blue Interiors
Craftsman-Style Shutters






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Ugly Duckling House
Air Conditioner Cover

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Mailbox Upgrade






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Marble Fence Cutouts

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Floral Monogram Wreath






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DIY Candy
Hose Home

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Funky Junk Interiors
Wooden Walkway

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Hanging Pots

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Gardeen World
Brick Edging

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Living Rich on Less
Light Makeover

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Me and Jilly
Crown Molding Front Door Refresh

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Love of Family and Home
Paint Electrical Box

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Bliss Images and Beyond
Easy Garage Door Upgrade

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Courtesy of ThriftDee
Mason Jar Solar Lights

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Jenny Steffens
Easy DIY Flower Boxes

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