Creative Colonial

A Colonial gets a new look to the front yard with landscaping, a fountain, patio furniture and accessories.

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Jeannette and Joe Malatesta live in a Colonial-style home with their two daughters, a chocolate lab, one corn snake and a crested gecko. While they've done several home improvements to the inside of their home, the front yard has been neglected and needs some sprucing up. Designer Mark Pellegrino has a design in mind that includes some bold decorative touches to the house that also reflect the colonial look, along with a clean, low-maintenance yard.

Projects

  • Paint house, trim, shutters and gutters
  • Replace existing columns with new columns
  • Replace existing stained glass window with new glass window
  • Slate and resurface front porch and steps
  • Repair and cap existing retaining wall
  • Add yard lighting and lights around the front door
  • Add fountain, patio furniture and other accessories
  • New landscaping

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