6 Items to Update Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The quickest way to give your home a facelift is to upgrade some of your exterior accessories. Take a cue from a few of our editors’ favorite finds.


Sebastopol round planter


The lustrous glaze and rich color of this 18-inch planter will liven up your front porch. Use these to flank the door with small trees or structured shrubs.

To buy: $178; serenaandlily.com.

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Windowpane Outdoor Pillow


Give your front porch rockers or bistro chairs a boost with these geometric outdoor pillows. Choose from a green or blue pattern.

To buy: $68; shopterrain.com.

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Schoolhouse Steel Address Plate


Out with those old address numbers and in with this modern magnetic design. Choose from two steel plate sizes and attach magnetized white or persimmon numbers to adorn your abode.

To buy: $45 (address plate) and $18 each (magnetic numbers); schoolhouseelectric.com.

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Mixed Eucalyptus Wreath


This organic, cascading eucalyptus wreath would add the perfect natural touch (and welcoming statement) upon your front door.

To buy: $65; food52.com.

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Black and Cream Stripe Woven Indoor Outdoor Rug


You’d never know that this woven and tasseled rug could withstand the elements, but this outdoor floor covering will give your porch floor some added sophistication.

To buy: $130 (5’ x 8’); worldmarket.com.

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Eric Trine Side Table


Add a sophisticated touch to your exterior space with this pale green, glass-topped garden table. Arrange it next to a rocking chair as a surface to set your beverage or book on.

To buy: $119; westelm.com.

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