Enhance Your Curb Appeal

You only get one chance at a first impression, so make it a great one!

Whether you’re considering selling your home, or simply ready for a fresh look, we all know the importance of a first impression. This stunning Wilmington, North Carolina, home is brimming with personality and charm that begins at the curb.

First Impressions

We’ve taken a closer look at the individual items that add up to major impact:

Vegetation Inspiration
Taking a cue from nature, this green home blends seamlessly with the vegetation surrounding it. The white trim and black shutters feel crisp and classic.

Paint Colors

The lush climate in Wilmington is a gardeners dream. The Dwarf Palmetto is a great foundation shrub.First Impressions - Palms

House Numbers
The simple house numbers feel clean and modern. Modern Avalon Brushed Nickel House Numbers, $19 each, homedepot.comHouse Numbers

Light Fixtures
The traditional bronze light fixtures flanking the front doors add symmetry and radiate a warm glow at night. Andover Antique Bronze Outdoor Wall Light, $63 $31.49 each, lowes.comFirst Impressions - Light Fixture

Door Knockers
The pair of large lion’s head door knockers lends an instant dose of glamour. Cast Iron Lion Head Door Knocker, $35 each, treasuregurus.comFirst Impressions - Door Knocker


The louvered shutters add a bit of classic southern charm. Black Louvered Shutters, $41 per pair, lowes.comFirst Impressions - Shutters

This geometric doormat gives just a splash of pattern. DM Madeline Mat by Kosas Home, $33, wayfair.comFirst Impressions - Doormat

Copy this look to enhance your summer curb appeal!

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