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How Low Can Hedges Go? Discover Unusual Garden Borders
Short enough to step over, high enough to be a stretch ... check out these radically different hedge styles and tell us your opinion
6 Ways to Rethink Your Patio Floor
Figure out the right material for your spring patio makeover with this mini guide to concrete, wood, brick and stone
"like brick and bluestone, to innovative new materials, like wood decking tiles.... Dry-lay brick or stone retains some permeability whereas concrete doesn't. In my area... epoxy stone. The brand is Sierra Stone, and they install it for all the new Orvis... the deck borders on 70 feet of floor to ceiling windows, we had metal grids installed... had a brick patio installed last summer and we love it. The original concrete was..."
Stone Shows Massive Potential for Homes
Wait, did we say 'massive'? Scratch that. With paper-thin veneers and wide color variety, stone has left the bulk of the past behind
"variety, stone has left the bulk of the past behind... homes of stone for millennia. But whereas in the past the stone had to be locally quarried... veneer, stone can yield a full spectrum of results. Options for which stone you use... Illinois Brick & Stone if you live in that area. You'll be able to look at several... different stones as well as manufactured versions like Eldorado and Cultured Stone.... materials. A field trip to see the stone in place is well worth it. Consider some of these..."
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
"though. Field stone or slate would have been nice... but waxed wide oak or pine planks... 1930's stone house. The outside stone is in good shape. The interior has tongue... small stone (and some brick) houses---I think these were "allotments" after the... 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..."
'Weave' Stone Tile for an Elegant Bath
"using stone mosaic basketweave tile on the floor. It adds elegance as well as visual... color stones, in different lights and in different color combinations. I want to... neutral stone cleaner that will not strip the sealer. Most cleaners available at the... Coast with stone and ceramic versions on this mosaic pattern, and www.everythingtileandstone... tile and stone. Yes, we would and did! When we did a remodel of our Master Bath a couple..."
Design Workshop: Wonderful Material Marriages
"paint, brick and steel — just belong together... Wood + Stone is one of our favorite pairings at Vermont Timber Works Love the wood... wood and stone. Each one compliments the other and makes the other stand out in its... textured stone wall next to another stair. Even water stains white marble. Sorry to... various fields, when I want to be regaled my eyes and enjoy the lines and colors and... ventilation (bordering on over-ventilation with timed booster switches that continue to..."
What the Heck Is a Ha-Ha, and How Can It Help Your Garden?
Take cues from a historical garden feature to create security and borders without compromising a view
"security and borders without compromising a view... and a stone- or brick-faced wall; in a more basic construction, a fence is concealed... beautiful stone wall here would make a superb ha-ha: It's practical in construction,... garden, stone and brickwork aren't always the most suitable construction materials..."
11 Popular Materials for Fireplace Surrounds
Whether industrial steel or classic brick speaks to your style, one of these materials is sure to set your heart aglow
"classic brick speaks to your style, one of these materials is sure to set your heart... metal, stone isn't. This is why a border of non-combustible material (like tile or... granite, or brick) within a wood mantel is such a popular idea - and can be made to look... favorites with stone leading from the inside to the outside Thank you for showing a large... would use stone on a fireplace surround. I am also looking for purple marble. A stone..."
8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles
"set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range... for the field then insert metal, glass, or stone accents. Depending on the client's... theme. The field tile id homed travertine and the deco strip is a mix of glass, stone... washed brick herring bone Oh I just did that in a clients bathroom it looks fantastic... honed stone (marble or travertine) -which is relativity inexpensive- and create a..."
Mix or Mass Daisies for Two Great Garden Looks
The classic daisy looks equally beautiful massed in borders or mixed throughout a naturalistic planting. Which look suits your style?
"massed in borders or mixed throughout a naturalistic planting. Which look suits your... along a stone border, they make a beautiful statement in summer.Botanical name: Echinacea... livens up fields from Nebraska to Pennsylvania.Botanical name: Rudbeckia hirtaCommon... perennial border, Black-eyed Susans brighten up a lackluster bed and offer contrast to..."
My Houzz: Ecofriendly and Salvaged Style in a Montreal Triplex
Repurposed materials, graywater reuse, and no-VOC paints make for a resourcefully earth-friendly home in Quebec
"exposed brick without much ornamentation/art... brick is beautiful i love it. It has... on that brick. Again to those not in Montreal, these brick walls are a classic feature... whether the bricks are sand stock, bricks, with lime/sand mortar joints, if so was the... books, brick walls and old wood in open spaces- just a great dwelling. looks great... exposed brick to the industrial lighting and the book shelves. Repurposing the wood..."
Why Marble Might Be Wrong for Your Bathroom
You love its beauty and instant high-quality appeal, but bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy
"home is a brick one. Made from my home's original chimney - each brick cleaned and prepped... guy Stone Forensics Consultants in Natural Stone 740 Nelda Ave Palm Bay , Fl 32907... softer stone, your home may not be built to standard that a marble tile needs to be... natural stones used domestically, such as marble, granite, soapstone, etc, is terribly... local stone is a greener option. I'm not a fan of "marble look" tile because it looks..."
Carrara vs. Calacatta Marble: What is the Difference?
"as the border. jjlmnaz, just like any stone, it needs to be sealed with a penetrating... neutral stone cleaner, you should be fine. Visit your local tile and stone shop and... on the stones. I had picked it from a lot of fifty sister stones. I didn't care what... Calcatta stone, you are welcome to come over to Ollin Stone's Yard in Anaheim. Please... expensive stone. You can check at OllinStone.com the white carrera that we carry. It..."
Roll With Boulders for High Landscape Impact
"natural stone quarry company that supplies boulders and other landscaping stones to... ago the stone yard delivered a giant boulder to my client's house and my landscape... over a brick retaining wall and into place. I said, "Seriously? It only took ONE guy... Sierra stone at Lyngso near my house. I love when they tie little red ribbons around... to the stone yards across the nation. We love boulders in landscaping! Great article..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces... like faux stone, brick, etc. Otherwise, consider brick or pavers with darker colors... patio stones? Speaking of deck and stone, here's a mix I particularly like. I lean... "fake." A brick is a brick, a paver is a paver -- they look like what they are and each... probably brick or natural stone, budget permitting. As for wear, I would look for..."