Here are three more update suggestions: 4. Change Cabinet Hardware. New pulls and handles can change the look of cabinetry and update the design of kitchens and bathrooms. They can be different from room to room or match in each for a more integrated look. The trick is to ensure the new handles use the same holes as the originals and no indent marks are visible when using new pulls. 5. Repot Your Plants. Get your greenery out of the pots they came in. A wide variety of pot styles and materials are available to jazz up your plants. 6. Paint Your Front Door. Changing the color of your front door is often suggested by designers due to its impact on the overall look of the front of a home. It also is consistently rated to be one of the cost effective methods to boost curb appeal when selling. Often a bright or contrasting color such as red is recommended.