Natural stone steps can be a way to call attention to your landscape or to allow it to nestle into the backdrop of a more naturalistic style. They also emphasize the journey, causing visitors to slow down and take their time while exploring this peaceful backyard.
As seen on Vacation House for Free, the beautiful natural stone fireplace in this neutral living room helps to add some texture to the space, as well as adding function during the winter months keeping the room warm.
A stone retaining wall surrounds the backyard and swimming pool of this home adding a beautiful texture contrast against the lush green grass. Planted shrubbery creates a decorative topper to the wall and helps blend it with the natural surroundings.
The next time you go to a yard sale or thrift shop, look for a mirror that you can clean up and use as your budget-friendly focal point above the fireplace. Keep your eye out for unexpected accessories, such as a horse or animal sculpture. You also can layer the mantel with another smaller mirror, like designer Rachel Greathouse did in an Atlanta home.
A natural stone retaining wall levels out this lawn and creates an elevated planted section perfect for decorating the yard. Ornamental grasses add beautiful natural color and create a soft textural contrast to the well-trimmed grass.
Beautiful timber frames catch the eye in this intricate traditional living room. A tall natural stone fireplace and the seamless transition from the interior to exterior spaces showcase the attention to timeless detail in the design. Wooden end tables tie into the hardwood flooring and wooden details of the room. A neutral sofa and patterned neutral armchair soften the natural space.
Natural stone in a classic L shape is a stylish and functional base for this hardworking outdoor kitchen. Designer Scott Cohen incorporated all the entertaining essentials, including a gas grill, cooktop, ice drawer and wine refrigerator.
This spacious master bathroom renovation includes a double sink vanity complete with three mirrors and a separate area for applying makeup. A natural stone accent wall is positioned behind the drop-in bathtub, while dark brown wooden cabinetry is paired with neutral granite countertops.
This master bathroom remodel features a drop-in bathtub with a natural stone accent wall in various neutral tones. Large, square neutral tiles cover the remainder of the wall, while granite in a complimentary hue encases the bathtub.
The stone fireplace mantel features a painting by Renae Barnard. The natural stone adds texture adds beautiful texture to the room against the polished hardwood floor and matching coffered ceiling beams. A pair of olive green chairs frame the sitting space.