The landscaping of your front yard contributes many first impressions. An attractive front yard shrubs for decoration gives your home curb appeal. The plants you choose for your front yard shrubs for decoration establish the personality of your home. Because shrubs come in a variety of colors and textures, you can use them as a visually interesting and less time-consuming replacement for a flower garden. Lay out an area in your front yard that would normally be occupied by flowers: along the front of the house, for example, around a tree, or radiating from a corner. In the designated area, lay out a pattern using different colors and textures. Depending on the shape of the shrubs yo choose, you might use a starburst, stripes or a radial pattern.