BEST WAY TO MAKE A BEACHY ENTRANCE!

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Harbor-Entrance
Show personality by adding something unexpected. A weathered oar, a life preserver or great door knocker, invites conversation. Enhance your curb appeal with nautical elements.

Hedge-Entrance
Greet your guests with a garden. Plant boxwood  topiary in decorative urns for architectural excitement.

Porch-Entrance
A timeless white picket fence against a boxwood hedge frames a picture perfect facade.

Column-Entrance
A pair of urns filled with fresh flowers by the front door makes a grand entrance. Keep it simple, stick to one pop of color, for maximum impact when choosing flowers. Choose from coastal classics, such as pink geraniums, blue hydrangea, white impatiens and ivy, are simply beautiful.


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Deliver a successful statement with simple color schemes. A splash of  blue, yellow, black or grey with shiny chrome or brass accents are sure bets for an eye catching palette. Get creative and do something unexpected  by bringing the indoors outside. Swag a curtain on the exterior to draw guests in, as Garnish has!

A little planning and creativity can transform your drab entry in to a fab entry!

What To and Not to Avoid:

First, do the dirty work and then decorate.

Clear out clutter, too many figurines or pots are distracting.

Throw away or move all unnecessary extras.

Maintain an exterior for a tidy appearance.

Sweep, wash and repair, anything broken or dirty.

Replace broken lighting with new bulbs or fixtures.

Clean the glass and get rid of dead bugs and cobwebs.

Top 5 Classic Elements to a Welcoming Entry:

1. Crisp new doormat

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2. Paint front door

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3. Flower and boxwood filled urns

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4. Add personality with signage

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5. New address numbers

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Freshen up your front door with this how-to list and greet your guests with timeless beauty.

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