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2,102 Stone retaining wall Ideabooks
Pile On Style With a Dry-Laid Stone Retaining Wall
"-laid stone retaining walls have been around for ages. Look at the pyramids in Egypt... for a retaining wall that will stand the test of time, consider dry-laid stone.... and the stone walls that line much of the European countryside — these structures have... dry-joint walls, which use mortar to hold the stones together, properly installed dry-laid... dry-laid stone walls simply use gravity and friction to stay together. Because the walls..."
7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
"a good retaining wall could cost — mainly for the labor and skill involved. Since... ever, retaining walls were kinda new to me. Now an Atlantan, I tend to see the same... type of retaining wall again and again: 8x8 railroad timbers stacked about 4-feet high... make your retaining wall a bit more personal. Take a gander at these fantastic ideas... your own retaining wall before running out to snatch those railroad timbers again...."
10 Rock Wall Ideas for a Style-Strong Patio
Strengthen the look of your yard — and solve landscape design dilemmas — with a rock wall that fits right in
"a rock wall that fits right in... Rock walls have long been used to define outdoor spaces and add natural appeal to... low rock walls dotting the countryside. Landscape designers and homeowners today are... rustic stone structures for current lifestyles. From innovative designs integrating... the rock wall has come a long way from its rural roots.... gabions for walls. All of the stone walls you have picked are beautiful. Stone adds such..."
Concrete Block Style
"purposes: retaining walls, foundations, structural bearing walls. Yet if considered and... appear stone-like from the addition of aggregates in the concrete mix; split-face... to CMU walls. They used the blocks on just about every house (below shot is one under... the CMU wall to fill it -- I'm guessing by coring holes or removing the top course... along the wall -- but this looks like a good option for maintaining the look of CMU on..."
"beautiful stone walls that seemed to go on forever. In our bedroom community full of... beautiful stone wall. Whether it's an historic home in Bucks County PA, a prairie school... use of stone inside and out. I'm including a unique stone wall sculpture that adorns... exterior stone inside. Bringing the exterior stone inside gives alot of substance and... This wall is breathtaking in person! Wow that is something else! I am in the process..."
5 Gravel and Stone Types for a Rockin' Landscape
Give your garden design some textural bam with pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable materials
"that red wall in the last photo. Stephen Brooks: Thank you for this information about... rocks/stones = trouble :) Great explanation. Rocks are a favorite of mine and... crushed stone ends up all over the place. Thanks to all ideas. This is so timely, because... expanses of stone, pavers, concrete, etc. A word of caution, you must consider the fu... - and stones/gravel. Look for 'sharp' gravel rather than rounded because it will..."
Restoration Rallies a 1790 Stone Springhouse
An old outbuilding gets a new purpose — several purposes, that is — thanks to careful efforts by stonemasons and architects
"that the stone walls were standing and just needed cleaning and re-mortaring plants... 1930's stone house. The outside stone is in good shape. The interior has tongue... beautiful stone structures there. I love the inside as well. Malibar Farm in Ohio (now... local stone, so many times the materials used aren't what's found in that area, making... Field stone or slate would have been nice... but waxed wide oak or pine planks would..."
7 Romantic Vacation Rentals Built of Stone
Tuscany is calling. Or maybe England or even Texas. See if one of these enchanting gems has your traveling spirit's number
"every stone bears a link to some charming world of yesteryear. So it's no wonder... wonder that stone houses make for some of the most enchanting vacation spots anywhere in... great stone-built vacation spots. After all, it's a country with a much older ar... made of STONE they have endured the test of time! Stone is the most authentic and "green"... roofed stone house. and Fredericksburg is more accessible than Italy ;-0 Great vacation..."
"stacked stone for walls, fireplaces and more requires a patient approach to placement... with true stone, artificial stone or rock paneling.... cking stone is an age-old strong and durable construction technique used for exterior... garden walls, supports, pool surrounds, fireplaces, trail markers and sculptures (cairns)... stacked stone in this fireplace is dry set, with no mortar joints. Stacked stone creates... traditional stone. A stacked stone cairn is a time-honored decorative element.Browse more..."
Houzz Tour: A Revolutionary Renovation in Connecticut
A 200-year-old farmhouse retains elements of its past, like reclaimed wood, yet feels decidedly modern. Yoga, anyone?
"farmhouse retains elements of its past, like reclaimed wood, yet feels decidedly modern... foundation stones from the surrounding property. After his premature death, a Greek Revival... foundation stones were used to build a labyrinth behind the house.... I love walls of glass, those storefront windows look out of place. Repeating the windows... ng to retain the charm and quirkiness that made me decide to purchase such an old..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"remodel retains 19th century facade while pouring natural light into new and old spaces... common walls, the only way to bring light into the home is by open plan designs such... entry wall. Ouch! I like the idea of a house that is "secretly" modern. :) How do... door? Stone and Land - I'm not sure but maybe those terraces have a 20 ft frontage... common walls on each side. Without the alleyway at the rear, which adds thousands..."
Putting the Focal Wall to Good Use
"Accent Walls of Natural Wood, Stone and Storage Potential... accent walls in the 1980s? I remember tons of friends' houses sporting a single wall... o-one-wall-and-call-it-a-day trick. Some were done in a cheapy-cheapy way with little... focal walls are a huge part of design, especially in expansive spaces, and when done... feature-wall-centric spaces done by professionals on Houzz. You're certain to find... focal wall project. In the meantime, put down the gallon of mustard yellow paint..."
Your Bath: Treat Yourself to an Accent Wall
"Shower With Stone, Paper, Color and Light... accent wall. For the most part, all it requires is paint or wallpaper, and the results... painting one wall a different color. So glad you liked it aprilaries! It's such an easy... accent wall is to outfit just one wall, but that doesn’t mean you can’t carry hints... shower walls. The floors are also marble in this example, but to save even more money... accent wall and white furnishings is uber contemporary-chic. Complement rich cabinetry..."
Bathroom Tile: Loving the Look of Ledgestone
Stacked-stone tile looks amazing in a bathroom, especially when washed with light. Here's what to think about before you buy
"acked-stone tile looks amazing in a bathroom, especially when washed with light.... stacked stone, comes in many shapes, sizes, colors and stone types. It does come at... manufactured stone is a wall covering and not the wall itself, it can be removed or changed... Ledge-stone. When installing lights onto a ledge-stone, natural stone or stack stone... accent wall, is to consider manufactured stone (excludes shower or bath areas that..."
Materials: Using Stones in Design
"beautiful old stone walls never ceased to amaze me. They seemed to go on forever. Stones... rustic walls to beautiful pebbled stone shower floors. Stones can also take on different... grab a stone - she has a collection from every mountain range she's every visited... many stones are believed to have various healing powers. Whatever meaning stones... are a stone nut like I am, you will love the work of Andy Goldsworthy. I guarantee..."