Paving the Way with Stone

During the spring and summer months, many people spend time outdoors to relax, play games, or for parties and gatherings. Renewed interest in the outdoors has caused many homeowners to start construction or home renovation projects to create the perfect backyard sanctuary. Backyards aren’t the only areas receiving attention—front yards are being redefined as open-air foyers, serving as stunning entrances …

Allure of Stone Furnishings

  Many people have heard of granite countertops, travertine tiles and marble floors, but stone is gaining ground in another area of home décor—furniture. Popular interior design and home transformation television shows inspire homeowners to seek out unique ways to distinguish their homes from others. Although stone may have been overlooked in the past, its strength and versatility, along with …

Absolutely Marble

  In ancient Greece and Rome, the allure of marble made it the natural stone of choice for sculpture, public baths and construction. As time passed, it became the hallmark of the high-end flooring. There aren’t many home features more distinctive than the refined splendor of a polished marble floor. For this reason, it is still one of the most …

Red, White, and Blue Stone

Red, White, and Blue Kitchen Two hundred thirty-seven years ago, the United States of America declared its independence. Interestingly, one of the largest battles of the American Revolution, the Battle of Brooklyn, took place on a historical site now known as the Old Stone House. Given stone’s reputation for resilience and sturdiness, it’s not surprising that a structure made of …

Outdoor Kitchen Guide using Granite Countertops

For anyone who’s made the decision to install a kitchen that utilizes outdoor space, there are a number of important considerations to bear in mind during the design process. An outdoor kitchen is a unique home project, because not only is style and functionality important, but the materials selected for use in the space also have to be durable and …