These dramatic before and afters will inspire you to transform your outdoor living space and gain curb appeal in the process
A tapestry of succulents replaces the old turf. Designer Kendra Berger used 5 kinds of aloes, two types of aeonium, Bulbine frutescens, Agave attenuata, and lots of blue Senecio mandraliscae to play off the Moroccan blue of the pots. She added a new set of pilasters along the stairs—perfect perches for more pots—and faced the risers with blue and white Spanish tiles. She also suggested painting the arch around the bay window a slightly darker color than the base color, changing the trim color, and replacing the awnings.