The day we moved in.
Stage 1: We planted the three plants and painted the wood on the porch/shutters a dark brown.
Stage 2: Painted the garage door to make it "pop" and planted some flowers.
Stage 3: Planted two maple trees and put in the mulch.
This side will be very pretty when they fill out.
This side needs a bit more work but it's a start.
And once again so you can compare: