Trying to bring more natural and organic finishes into your home? Natural stone ideas by far one of the easiest choices as it adds durability in granite countertops, texture in stone pavers in your front entry and beauty to your marble shower walls. For decades natural stone has been the choice of interior designers, architects, and contractors as a go-to finish for the kitchen, bathrooms, fireplace enclosures and more. Take a look at these simple ways to beautify your interiors with natural stone.
How to Beautify your Interiors with Natural Stone Ideas
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Kitchen Ideas: Show off gorgeous stone countertop options
If you’re a cooking enthusiast or just a novice cook you still know the difference between preparing a meal on a laminate countertop versus a natural stone countertop. From granite countertops to marble and quartzite countertops the durability and ability to withstand constant clashing of pots and pans, hot plates and more are unsurpassed. Whether you like gorgeous white Carrara marble with its natural veined textures or a deep charcoal gray quartzite fits your kitchen decorating style, a natural stone countertop is a right choice. Determine what the right type of natural stone is for your kitchen by taking this fun quiz on Use Natural Stone.
Using natural stone ideas to beautify your outdoor home
Curb appeal is top of mind to homeowners who want the outside of their home to look and feel just as welcoming as their interiors. Whether you are looking to add landscaping pavers around your grounds or a new summer kitchen in the backyard with flagstone walls and granite countertops are more your style, look no further than natural stone ideas and products. Many landscapers love to use stone products as they help transition terrain for gentler slopes in walking while they also provide texture amongst garden grasses and foliage. The combination of soft landscaping plants and rugged natural stone is a marriage made in heaven for your outdoor home.
Create a Zen-like atmosphere in your bathroom retreat
When is the last time you have been to a spa or on a relaxing vacation where you were pampered? Most spas, hotels, and resorts use natural stone throughout their architecture and interior design. Natural stone floor tiles, backsplashes, and even shower enclosures help humans feel one with nature and help transport their mind and soul into a wellness state. If your bathroom could use an update why not add marble, slate or quartzite into your garden bathtub surround or shower wall? Nothing says “relaxation with nature” like natural finishes around your home.
In our fast paced lives out in the real world, it is a joy to come home and relax amongst nature. Try using these tips from your kitchen and bathroom to your outdoor curb appeal and relaxation areas. Natural stone comes in so many textures, colors, shapes, and varieties. For every budget and for every decorative style – there is a stone finish waiting to brighten up your home.
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