A decorative stone finish over the lower portion of the walls adds texture and intrigue to neutral exterior appeal. Wood framed windows compliment the warm toned roof shingles. A collection of shrubs hugging the home add natural color and life.
A glass wall blocks off the shower while still keeping the bathroom feeling completely open. Marble stone creates a water safe flooring for the bathing areas and large windows flood the space with natural lighting and great outdoor views.
After the ranch house is demolished, this backyard patio area will be reconfigured as a elegant courtyard with access to a two story pavilion. The brick retaining wall topped by hedges will soon become a decorative stone wall housing a large fireplace. To the left of the fireplace in the corner will be a raised bed complete with palm tree and behind that a greenhouse. It might be hard to imagine until you view the next photo.
With a desire to host year-round soirees, these homeowners traded in their old picnic tables to create a one-of-a-kind outdoor dining oasis. The space's true focal point is the wooden gazebo at the far end of the yard next to a fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chairs and a decorative stone wall. The grilling, cooking and dining area are all in one spot, making the grill-to-table transition an easy one.
A tufted neutral sectional faces the mounted flatscreen and long fireplace in this cozy contemporary living room. A stone fireplace surround creates an accent wall. A built in stone bench stretches the length of the fireplace wall. A stone end table is both useful and decorative.
This textured stone wall is centered in a traditional living room, accented by elegant lighting and designer furnishings. Decorative wall frame molding is given a facelift by adding metallic wallpaper to the inside of the frame.
Here, warm wood accents and a rich yellow walls evoke a French country feel. The stone floor has a rugged quality, while decorative molding and elegant lighting have a touch of Old World sophistication.
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.
An impressive feature wall is clad in Norstone stone veneer, and frames an inviting hearth area. The rectangular cut-out fireplace features decorative glass orbs set against a reflective black stone, providing a nice contrast against the rough hewn, neutral-toned wall. Curvilinear, white, architectural lounge chairs complete the space and complement the rigid, linear elements.
The gray stone structure creates a kitchen countertop and attached lower shelving in this sleek kitchen design. Matching gray stone shelves float above give height to the room and creating space for decorative storage. A black floor and white walls create a simple two-tone background for the room.
Arched openings are replicated throughout this Austin home, which features Spanish-style architectural details. A beamed ceiling, rough stone wall and decorative niche add character to the dining room, while a rear doorway leads to a wine cellar.
Step through the decorative stone front door into the entryway of this modern home. A panel of chevron marble tile creates movement through the hall space past the frosted glass wall and into the open design of the home.
A pedestal sink adds texture to the smooth, sleek look of this bathroom design. White walls create a bright and simple background to showcase the dark mirror frame, stone floor and decorative asian french doors.