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15 Home Makeovers You Have To See To Believe

A little bit goes a long way.

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2. And who wouldn't want to host a party in this Mad Men-inspired makeover?

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Play up the genre of your place to add instant character. Do you have a '60s vibe, ranch-style home? Look into retro accent colors and mod exterior fixtures.

3. Or get cozy in this lurking-to-lovely transformation?

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Tall trees and shrubs can make a small house look smaller. Look for lush ground cover plants and add a few pops of color to build more dimension to your walkway.

4. This metamorphosis went from dull to dollhouse.

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Add exterior architectural details to your home—like attractive trim and a stone walkway—to turn a standard structure into a period piece. Learn more about exterior outfitting here.

9. And this house was totally basic until it got some makeup.

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Use a light trim color to highlight the architectural lines of the house. This will add more shape and dimension to your home's overall appearance.

10. Some houses need a fully-loaded front lawn to seal the deal.

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Adding a few steps to your walkway and framing a small garden with a fence adds more interest to a smaller front yard.

15. While this one got instantly cozier with a front door overhang.

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Add an awning or overhang to add dimension and substance to simpler ranch-style house.

And for more easy curb appeal ideas, go here.