Whether you own, rent, or are selling your home – curb appeal is everything. Having a beautiful looking house on the outside invites guests in, and entices potential buyers to dream about their future dream home.

But if your home needs some work or upgrades, the cost can add up – unless you’re using these affordable hacks.

From your garage to your front door – these ideas are genius. Here are 40 low-cost, simple, and creative DIY ways to instantly give your home a facelift.