08/22/2013 12:28 pm ET Updated Oct 22, 2013

Take Back Your Front Yard: 8 Ways To Make It Social


Many of us are used to having backyard gathering spaces for family parties, cookouts and cocktails with friends -- but why relegate all of your gathering areas to behind your home? Whether you have sprawling acreage or a more efficient townhouse, your front yard is an opportunity waiting to happen. While backyards offer more privacy, front yards are more public, with opportunities to welcome neighbors and connect with your community. Here are some ideas to inspire you.

Read more on Houzz