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Thin stone veneer is made from natural stone that is collected and cut into a consistent thickness. It is used as a veneer to cover various surfaces and create different designs. Thin stone veneer can be made from a variety of stone types, including quartzite, slate, travertine and granite. 

Take a look at a few ways you can incorporate stone veneer in your home: 

1. Wall Stone

Thin stone veneer is perfect for creating a statement wall inside or outside. If you have an area of your home you would like to spice up, consider adding a stone wall. The rock-face tiles will give the space texture and color.

2. Building...

All fountains need a basin to collect the water to be recirculated back through the fountain, but not all basins need to be visible. There are some fountain styles that are better suited for a pondless basin instead of a visible basin. Pondless basins allow the water to overflow into the ground, creating a more natural look. 

Take a look at three of our favorite pondless water feature designs:

Basalt Column

Pondless basins are perfect for fountains that have a more rustic look. The water flows over the surface of the natural rock finish on the basalt column fountain directly into the ground. The column fountain can be displayed...

Onyx is a beautiful, unique stone type that can be carved to form many different home decor pieces.

1. Onyx comes in different colors

Onyx can range in color from white to black. Each color variation has its own unique veining patterns, too. Lighter color varieties can be somewhat translucent. There are onyx variations with blue, green, red, gray, gold or brown shades. Since onyx is a natural stone, no two samples are the same. They all have their own unique veining and coloration. 

2. Onyx is more than just a gemstone

Although onyx has been used in jewelry for centuries, it is more than just a gemstone. Onyx is a beautiful...

Granite is one of the most durable types of stone available. It is a popular and highly recommended material for outdoor fountains. Stone fountains can be hand-carved into any design. Take a look at some of our favorite modern granite fountain designs. 

Tolken Fountain

This fountain features sleek lines and simple shapes. The water trickles down the sides of the pedestal into a square-shaped basin. This fountain is carved from Giallo Fantasia granite stone and is sure to last a lifetime. 

Take a closer look at this fountain. 

Twist Fountain

Granite twist fountains are simple, yet beautiful. This fountain features...

Stone has been used in the architecture of many buildings for centuries. This timeless building material is still a beautiful, durable choice for homes and buildings today. If you are building or remodeling a home, consider adding some stone architectural pieces to the design. Become inspired by some of our favorite stone architecture pieces from around the world. 

Paris Opera House
Paris, France

The beautiful Paris Opera House is a landmark in Paris, France. The building incorporates many unique architectural features including columns, arches, balustrades and carvings. Many of the features are made of marble. Although many...

Natural stone elements can spruce up any landscaping design and your home’s curb appeal. From grand elements like fountains and bridges to smaller design details like birdbaths and sundials, there is a stone landscape decor piece for every design taste.

1. Fountains

Fountains come in all shapes and sizes. They are a perfect piece for the front of your home to welcome people and also a great piece to add the relaxing sound of flowing water to your garden oasis. With all the options available, you are sure to find a beautiful fountain for your landscape. If you can’t find what you are looking for, remember that stone fountains are...

Fountains can be transformed with a few different accessories. Some accessories are necessary for running the fountain, while others are an add-ons that can take your fountain to the next level. Learn more about a few popular fountain accessories: 

Pumps

A fountain pump is an essential part of a fountain. Fountains come in many shapes, styles and sizes. The pump you choose depends on the desired height of the water in your fountain and the amount of water flow, size and type of nozzles installed in the fountain. 

Spray Rings

A spray ring is a great way to draw attention to your fountain. A spray ring sits around the base of...

Maintaining the beauty of your stone fountain doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. There are easy ways to keep your fountain in top shape. Performing regular maintenance tasks will save you time and money in the long run. Learn our top three tips for maintaining your fountain.

1. Keep your fountain running

Keeping your fountain running is one of the easiest maintenance tasks you can do to keep your fountain in great condition. Keeping the fountain running will keep the water moving and reduce the chances of any buildup. It will also help to extend the life of your fountain pump the less frequently you turn it on...