Stone and Trowel

Natural stone design inspiration and technical information for architectural and landscape professionals.

Historic Connecticut Home Renovation Blends Old and New with Granite

Posted by Steven Schrenk

From the moment she saw the historic Greek Revival home, built in the mid-1800s and set on an acre of property in charming Westport, Connecticut, actress, entrepreneur and lifestyle blogger Eva Amurri could see the potential. “We loved it from the second we saw it,” explained the mom of two

Topics: Historic restoration, Outdoor spaces, Patios, granite steps

Transform a Door Into an Entrance: How to Install Granite Entry Steps

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Whether you’re considering replacing existing steps or are designing new construction, adding natural stone steps to a home’s exterior brings beauty and long lasting elegance to any entryway project.

Topics: granite steps, Hardscape How To

The Path to This Lakeside Dream House is Paved with Indiana Limestone

Posted by Steven Schrenk

If location is the key to property value, then landscape design (and strong contractor hands) are the keys to property enjoyment.

Topics: granite steps, steps, veneer, coping, Hardscape, pavers

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