Posted: June 08, 2007

Greet your guests in fine style, and watch your home's appeal (curb and otherwise) go off the charts.

- Joy Deangdeelert Cho


Use these slatted, modular tiles ($99 for set of 4) to define a space at the door, by the pool, or in the garden. Available at West Elm, 1330 Chestnut St., and

Animal attraction

Count on these critters ($105 each) for a welcome that's always warm. Available at

Scroll along

Stage a grand entrance with the look of wrought iron and the durability of vulcanized rubber ($39). Available at Smith & Hawken stores (Court at King of Prussia; 1225 Montrose Ave., Bryn Mawr; and 500 Route 73 South, Marlton) and

Macrame class

Put a handmade spring into your step with this mat ($42). Available at Anthropologie stores (1801 Walnut St.; 201 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne; and 949 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills) and

Spot on

Make sure all parties know exactly where they are ($28). Available at Philadelphia Home Art Garden, 1225 Walnut St., and

Technicolor shag

Bring this modern rainbow indoors, or keep it out ($39). Available at Home Grown, 393 W. Lancaster Ave., Haverford, and

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