Guest Blogger: Kelly Cecora, Marketing/Digital Communications Intern
Looking for a fun project to do on a summer weekend? Why not start thinking about what updates you want to make to your Lakeside cottage this season.
We checked with the Lakeside Property Owners Association and the Historic Preservation & Design Review Board to compile a list of easy home fixes that can be done in just one weekend; so you can turn your cottage into a welcoming weekend getaway.
12. Trim Overgrown Trees & Shrubbery
11. Replace Outdated or Rusty Hardware
10. Dress Up the Driveway
9. Swap Out Outdoor Light Fixtures & Bulbs
8. Repaint the Mailbox
7. Restore Outdoor Furniture & Cushions
6. Repaint the Front Door or Shutters
5. Add Outdoor Art
4. Plant Flowers, Install Window Boxes or Hanging Planters
3. Purchase a Lakeside Plaque
2. Don’t Forget the Flag
1. Revitalize or Add a Cottage Sign
Remember, any major changes to structure, material or architectural integrity must be approved by the Lakeside Chautauqua Historic Preservation & Design Review Board. Follow the link for a complete list of guidelines.
What projects are you planning on tackling this summer? How do you plan to improve your curb appeal? Tell us in the comments below.
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