You don't need a big budget to make a bold statement with these brightly painted concrete patio tiles. Three coats of latex porch and floor paint plus a concrete sealer are all it takes to add a fun, fresh personality to your outdoor space.
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Fit and Trim
Painting your trim is one of the best ways to make a dramatic impact in your home's appearance. For best results, start painting from the corners, using a brush to work your way into small or tight areas.
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Open and Shut
Step Right Up
Make a great first impression with a newly painted front entrance. After a good cleaning and some due diligence to fill any cracks and sand uneven surfaces, you're ready for a coat of color. If you choose to use enamel, you can even avoid the extra step of priming.
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Not Your Garden Variety
Bring even more color to your lush garden with a freshly painted arbor or trellis. In addition to giving your yard more panache, the structure will provide your flowering plants with a surface to cling to.
To the Letter
Delivery may trump decoration, but a mailbox can still look sharp. If you have a house-mounted box, consider painting it in a shade similar to the exterior of your facade to create more harmony between the two—then go bold with your house numbers so they're legible for visitors looking to pull into your driveway. If you like, you can even paint the inside of your mailbox a bright hue for a surprising accent every time you check for post.
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