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4 Inspirational Natural Stone Chimneys

6/19/20 12:00 PM / by Noah Dempsey posted in CT Blend, Fieldstone Dark, Fireplace, Inspiration, Masonry, Natural Stone Veneer, New England Rounds, New England Fieldstone, Residential Projects, Rustic Design, CT Fieldstone, Design Inspiration, Product Catalog, PA Fieldstone, Exterior Design

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When deciding on a natural stone feature it's crucial to take all aspects of the work into consideration. This is especially true for fireplace features with beautiful natural stone chimneys that stand out on the exterior of the home. Here’s four inspirational natural stone chimney designs that are important exterior stone features. 

CT Blend natural stone chimney

Connecticut Blend Square and Rec Chimney and Siding.

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Two Different Applications When Installing Ledge Stone Veneer

6/3/20 1:00 PM / by Noah Dempsey posted in Installation, Ledgestone Veneer, Natural Stone Veneer, Stone Veneer, Thinstone Veneer, Stone siding, home design, Design Inspiration

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There are multiple factors that contribute to the appeal of natural stone. Some include the unique and natural yet customizable aspects to any project that calls for the use of natural stone. Depending on the desired look, the most common stone veneer patterns : Mosaic, roughly Squares and Rectangles, Ashlar, Strip, Ledgestone and Rounds. These patterns can then be applied by masons/contractors using different techniques that offer yet another variable to the project. The Ledgestone projects below show two different ways this pattern can be used to transform any indoor/outdoor or landscape area. Harbor Mist  natural Ledge Stone Driveway

Harbor Mist Ledge Stone Wall

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6 Inspirational Stone Fireplace Designs

11/1/19 8:18 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in CT Blend, Fireplace, Natural Stone Veneer, Colonial Tan, American Mist, Spruce Mtn., Design Inspiration, Stone Solutions Maine, Outdoor Living, Liberty Hill, Colonial Grey

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The great writer Edna Ferber was once quoted as saying:

"We no longer build fireplaces for physical warmth, we build them for the warmth of the soul; we build them to dream by, to hope by, to home by".

We love seeing some of the stone fireplace designs created and executed by our customers and we hope a few of these help inspire you for your next fireplace design. 

Natural Stone Fireplace

Aquidneck Landworks Custom Fireplace Featuring Colonial Grey & Liberty Hill

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Kitchen Design Ideas: Natural Stone Veneer

5/15/19 1:47 PM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Natural Stone Veneer, Interior Design, stone panels, kitchen design, Design Inspiration, Nutmeg Ridge, Greenwich Blue

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When it comes to kitchen design, stone veneer likely doesn't cross your mind. Why should it? Appliances, counter tops, cabinets, flooring, storage, and lighting are where most people spend their time. We have seen stone veneer used for almost everything and when Elle Decor mentioned raw materials (like natural stone) as one of the top kitchen trends of 2019 we thought it was worth sharing with you.

Kitchen Design Ideas

Greenwich Blue Stone Veneer Created a Truly Unique Kitchen Design

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Brick Fireplace Gets Stone Veneer Makeover

2/24/19 11:17 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in CT Blend, Fireplace, Ledgestone Veneer, Natural Stone Veneer, veneer over brick, Reclaimed Wood, before and after

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It started with an Instagram post but we were fortunate enough to receive before and after pictures of this brick fireplace getting a stone veneer makeover. Our CT Blend Ledgestone was selected to help brighten up the room in what some call a "rustic-modern" design.

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CT Blend Ledgestone Fireplace 

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