A natural stone backsplash is a nice, neutral contrast to the polished black granite countertops. A wood island base matches the cabinetry and adds to the bright look of the room. Pale blue walls add a touch of subtle color and, paired with the wood floor, create a homier feel to the design.
A neutral, natural stone backsplash serves as a medium tone to create a softer blend from the white cabinets to the black granite countertops. Open wall space connects the kitchen to the dining room and provides a view of the letters spelling "Home" across the wall. Collections of flowers add fresh and vibrant color to liven up the room.
A natural stone fireplace surround brings gorgeous texture to this country style master bedroom. Beige curtains compliment the neutral bed linens and stately armchair upholstery. The bay window is the perfect set up for a cozy window seat padded with a mix of neutral and blue pillows with a single burgundy pillow for color accent. A natural wood mantel and hardwood floor are perfect compliments to the farmhouse style.
This outdoor storage shed is beautifully built into the natural rock surrounding. Blue cottage french doors feature nautical circular windows and vent paneling. The blue-gray tones in the smooth stone walkway blend the natural rock with the door color.
Natural light floods this living room from the wall of large, unshaded windows. The stone accent panel brings a great natural element to the room. A dark brown leather armchair with matching ottoman and wood furniture provide beautiful color contrasts to the light neutral walls and carpet. An area rug grounds the design and adds to the color palette.
A sloping stone formation spills down from the curved lines of a backyard's border walls composed of wooden fences and stepped stonework walls. The formation adds depth to the border while doubling as a stepped waterfall flowing into a small lighted pond, set beneath a platform seating area.
The natural stone hot tub surrounding matches the stone used for the retaining wall. Above the wall the hillside is planted with ornamental grass for a beautiful natural texture and color. The hot tub is raised from the main pool patio with access from clean cut concrete steps.
A natural stone backdrop brings beautiful texture to this kitchen design against the sleek, smooth white cabinetry. Gray countertops blend the cool toned stone coloring with the white fixtures. Natural light from the windows pairs with recessed lighting and a pair of pendant lights to keep the room bright.
Black metal outdoor sconces and plants in bright red pots bring a hint of updated design to the original stone and wood of this front porch, while rocking chairs welcome family and friends to sit and enjoy the view.
Natural stone retaining walls create a textural border around the pool and concrete patio area in this elegant backyard. The retaining walls create elevated planted areas perfect for ornamental grass and larger shrubs giving natural decoration to the landscaping.
Tile can not only be beautiful, it can be functional as well. Here designer Becky Sue Becker uses natural stone in warm tones to create a single bathing space out of two. Connecting the shower and bath with one streamlined look creates the idea that it is its own defined oasis in a spacious master bath.
Durable and natural materials such as stained cedar, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined with strong horizontal ceiling lines. Large windows create an indoor-outdoor entertainment space.
The stream that bisects this family's front yard is as elegant and peaceful as any stream found naturally occurring. Designed to mimic a stream that might be found in the mountains around the home, small stones line the riverbed, while large stones are placed around the river to give it boundaries, but also to make it look more natural.