145 granite movement Stories
5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes... These granite selections get my stamp of approval because of color, movement and... I like granite and use it often for its durability and its earthy colors that add... in this granite as well. Thank you, Charmean, for showing each granite type with the... reading that granite is on the way out. I myself hate "bossy" granite... too busy, with..."
What Goes With Granite Counters?
Coordinate your kitchen finishes beautifully by choosing colors that complement granite’s natural tones
"wonder granite counters are still so popular? Whether you are planning a new kitchen... existing granite counters, here are eight ideas to get you started.... Here's my granite countertop with dark espresso cabinet. I love my granite it's so easy... installed granite? I love, love, LOVE my granite counters!! It's Black Emerald Pearl... some granite companies and ask. Anyone have any granite colors for knotty hickory..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite for Incredible Longevity
This natural stone has been around for thousands of years, and it comes in myriad color options to match any kitchen
"Granite, the same stone that portions of ancient Egyptian pyramids are composed of... abuse. Is granite right for your kitchen? Have a look. Compare: More kitchen counter... go with granite. Had granite in another home and loved it. Just no black granite... I like granite counter top with granite backsplash. I think granite looks great with... buying granite. Ask questions! My granite does not wipe up nicely and almost needs..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite, Still a Go-to Surface Choice
Every slab of this natural stone is one of a kind — but there are things to watch for while you're admiring its unique beauty
"Marble and Granite — demystify granite and its cost variables, adding some tips for finding... breaking — granite defies nearly all typecasting, save for being the go-to kitchen surface... & Granite Houston, Tx Seems like you have granite and quartzite mixed in these... 'granite' umbrella term that's not actually granite. The 'C... Transformation Granite? @lptboyer if you go to a big-box store, and choose your granite from..."
Alternatives to Granite Countertops, Part II
"wrong with granite as a counter surface. It does its job well and looks great for years... little kids granite is more practical so I found a wonderful granite while visiting Sandpoint... quality granite fabricator will warranty granite. The warranties vary from fabricator... you use granite as a counter material and if that granite has enough uranium in it... heated granite counter tops? I'm replacing my granite any would like to heat the bar..."
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
"pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable materials... gravel (granitic or not) is a readily available material and quite cheap. It is used... decomposed granite and a dry river bed. Just got rid of half the lawn! Thanks to Kevein... traffic movement there is not much displacement of gravel. Good luck! Thanks...maryannian... made from granite rock but with concrete in between them; however, I don't like the idea..."
Kitchen Counters: Quartzite Offers Strength and Beauty
Eye-catching patterns and a natural pedigree make durable quartzite a popular alternative to granite and marble
"gone with granite or marble are giving quartzite a second look. Before you bring this... Beautiful! Granite has become to pedestrian. Kitchens for The Somerset. . It seems that... away from granite and marble as they lean towards more modern designs. Interior designer... marble or granite counters we've had in prior kitchens. Although pretty, I wouldn't... Same with granite.... My experience,having recently "chosen" stone for my new..."
How Arts and Crafts Style Beautifies Today's Interiors
Based on beauty and purity, this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing design elements in home interiors
"this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing design elements... Crafts movement, or the aesthetic movement, was born out of this opposition. The movement... movement, which thrived between 1860 and 1910, was devoted to art and beauty in the... epitomized the movement in his now-famous quote: "Have nothing in your houses which you do... This movement wasn't so very different from today's trend against mass-produced..."
Get Creative With Your Bathroom Floor Tile
Add movement, definition and interest to a humble bathroom floor by sidestepping uniform tile in favor of an unusual design
7 Low-Maintenance Countertops for Your Dream Kitchen
Fingerprints, stains, resealing requirements ... who needs ’em? These countertop materials look great with little effort
"black granite countertop and a layout that made workflow easy, I couldn’t understand... countertop. Granite was instantly out, not only because of my bad experience with a black... black granite countertop but because I didn’t want to have to reseal it annually, even... polished granite. I USE my kitchen, and the polished granite in my friends' kitchens... natural granite countertop. It has a lot of movement and variety in the pattern since..."
New Garden Styles Reveal Roots in Arts and Crafts Design
Landscape design from a century ago is still influencing gardens today — see if any of its features have sprung up in yours
"Crafts movement was championed by brothers Charles and Henry Greene in America, while... advocate. The movement was not long lived, but there is no doubt that it has greatly influenced... here at Granite Grannies, so I was excited to learn more about the outdoor aspect of... design movement. Thanks! Thanks for this post. I really enjoyed it. Very interesting... Crafts movement, but not about the other features. Few things as pretty as a cottage..."
Built-In Buffets Beef Up Dining Room Style
Call them sideboards or dining buffets. Stack on a china cabinet or not. No matter the style, these built-ins serve up sophisticated storage
"Crafts movement that built-ins reached their full potential. The dining room buffet... Crafts movement, built-in dining buffets have been modified and styled to work beautifully... has a granite top and it's nice to be able to directly set dishes and drinks on it... Crafts movement. Stained wood built-ins work well in tones that go with the other..."
Come On Over To The Dark Side - Tips On Dark Kitchen Cabinetry!
"in this movement, and I see more of a connection to these deep tones going into the... solid granite slab floors tie in with the Distressed Walnut Cabinetry including solid... white granite, and need to pick a laminate wood floor. I love dark, but am afraid... black granite sink. Our issue is the "over-the-sink" lighting is very important as..."
Take Your Garden on a Rural Route With Plant-Dominant Designs
"popular movement, both in town planning and also in garden design — the spectacular... with blue granite chips to fill in. in each room at least one short tree, 10-15 feet... limestone or a granite ... I have little knowledge of the stone in your location. I love... the blue granite chips tend to be a bit darker. Yes, we do grow star jasmine. I chose..."
My Houzz: Retro Fun Brings an Ohio Home to Life
Aqua splashes mix with antiques and handmade touches for a lively and personal family home in Toledo