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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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Faux Stone Veneer v. Real Stone: What's The Difference?

2/17/19 2:37 PM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, natural stone education, faux stone, manufactured stone

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One of the most common questions we receive has to do with the difference in faux stone veneer and real stone veneer. Faux stone has many names: cultured, manufactured, fake, and artificial are a few that come to mind. It can often be confusing for the first time buyer of these products to determine if they are looking at a real or natural stone product or something that is manufactured. 

Faux StoneSpruce Mountain House

Can you spot the difference between real and fake stone veneer?

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How To Select The Right Stone Veneer

12/10/18 8:33 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Homeowner, Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, Thinstone, Stone Veneer

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We know selecting the right stone veneer for your project is not an easy task. I struggle to make a decision when there are too many options on a menu and that's one meal. The stone veneer you are selecting is likely something you will look at every day for many years to come. We want you to get it right so you have something you are thrilled with every time you or someone you are with sees it. 

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Authorized Dealer Display: Don't Rely on Pictures, See It Before You Buy It

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