The Successful Entry: Curb Attraction Makeover Reveal

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This previous spring At Residence in Arkansas launched our first Curb Attraction Makeover Contest. After months of anticipation, a whole lot of worthy submissions, and weeks of planning and planting, we’re excited to disclose the winner of our unique makeover with exterior designer Daniel Keeley of DK Design

At Home in Arkansas | August 2014 | The Winning Entry

This Little Rock home had a lot going for it—a pleasant neighborhood location, a curved brick pathway, and a standard façade—however lacked a heat welcome. Observe alongside as Keeley reimagines the house’s entrance garden space to make it really feel as inviting because the household who lives right here.

At Home in Arkansas | August 2014 | The Winning Entry

The primary cease was Horticare Nursery, the place Keeley shared his plant picks to deliver the world to life. For the primary landscaping, he selected arborvitae (to supply top) and boxwoods for evergreen colour together with hardy hostas and begonias. The world is accented with hydrangea and Encore® azaleas for a contact of Southern appeal. Window bins, that includes impatiens, variegated liriope, and caladiums, had been put in on every of the home windows that flank the house. For an additional burst of colour, pink Double Knock Out® roses, variegated potato vine, and asparagus fern fill the planters by the entrance door.

At Home in Arkansas | August 2014 | The Winning Entry

Subsequent, it was off to Vintage Brick Outside to pick out a traditional bench. Since each Gentry’s mom and mother-in-law stay with the household, it was essential for them to have a spot simply exterior the entrance door the place the women might take within the neighborhood view. They selected a “Membership” teak bench by Summer time Classics with a cushion constructed from Sunbrella out of doors material.

Final, however actually not least, the house was in want of panorama lighting to light up the walkway and spotlight the brand new plantings. Keeley discovered simply the answer—panorama accent spotlights by Kichler—at Little Rock’s Mild Improvements.

At Home in Arkansas | August 2014 | The Winning Entry

When the undertaking was full, each Keeley and the Gentrys had been thrilled with the top outcome. The refreshed entry not solely has an inviting really feel, but in addition an area to take a seat and take within the view with mates and neighbors.

SPECIAL THANKS to our lead designer and presenting sponsors who made this undertaking doable:

Daniel Keeley, DK Design, Fayetteville, (888) 670-4899,

Vintage Brick Outside, Little Rock, (501) 375-0060,

Horticare Nursery, Little Rock, (501) 407-2727, horticare.web

Mild Improvements, Little Rock, (501) 223-9026,

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