Stone Walkway Ideas to Add Value to Your Home

Natural stone walkways are a great way to provide character and interest to your home. Whether you want a formal, stately walkway or a whimsical, organic walkway, natural stone can help add value to your home.

Here are just few ideas of the possible options for adding value to your home with a natural stone walkway.

1. The Straight and Narrow

These beautiful natural stone walkways, with pristine, straight cuts, add elegance and sophistication to your home while creating a beautiful, but functional walkway to your home.

These natural stone walkways will subtly draw attention to your home exterior focal piece, the front door—creating a welcoming feeling for guests or potential home buyers!

2. The Natural Path

If you prefer a more organic look, you could add a natural floating path. These free standing stepping stones create a sense of whimsy and interest that add character to any home.
These natural stone walkways provide direction, and structure you your yard while still feeling light and airy. Plus using less stone means you’ll save a little money too!

3. Create a Custom Walkway

Do you have something completely unique and different in mind? A custom walkway can add a special touch to your home that will separate it from the pack! We love working with clients to make their dream stone scape become a reality.

If you have a project or just an idea, we’d love to talk to you, contact us to get your free estimate today!

5 Stunning Natural Stone Patio Designs

Just like your home, your patio and yard can benefit from a stunning design. Summer is the perfect time to consider adding a natural stone patio in your yard. Here are a few ideas to get you thinking about the possibilities for your patio!

1. Simple Sitting Patio

A seating patio in your front yard is a great way to bring more useable, attractive curb appeal to your home. Paired with a great table and some stellar stone stairs and you will have a look that will make you the envy of the neighbors.

2. Serene Patio Spa

This serene backyard patio is the perfect place to enjoy an evening meal at the end of a long. Plus, it’s a great way to make your hot tub look at home with a natural stone veneer!

3. All-Purpose Backyard Patio & Sitting Wall

If you love to spend lots of time in your backyard, this patio is the perfect all-purpose backyard retreat. With room for your grill and a dining table, you can enjoy many summer meals and then move to the built-in fire pit with a natural stone sitting wall.

4. Backyard Deck & Patio

Who needs a wooden deck when you can have a beautiful natural stone deck that leads right into a natural stone patio, creating a great outdoor space for entertaining family and friends!

5. Full Suite Natural Stone Patio

If you want the ultimate in natural stone patios than you probably won’t be able to choose from all the options, but why should you choose! This great patio has a deck, patio area and a sitting wall all nestled in a beautiful outdoor oasis. Grab your glass of wine and prepare to never leave your backyard!

These beautiful stone patio designs are just 5 of the possible custom stone patios. If you would like to see more of our work, check out our natural stone patio gallery.

If you are looking to start the process of adding one of these beautiful natural stone patios to your home, click here to start the process today!

Curb Appeal Ideas: 3 Beautiful Home Exterior Designs

The Twin Cities single-family home sales market hit a 10-year high in June 2015 according to the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors.

Twin Cities Business Journal reports, “Demand is still strong for new deals, according to the group, which reported 6,266 signed purchase agreements in the Twin Cities, a 19.2 percent increase from last June.”

With this in mind, it’s a great time to think about adding value to your home with natural stone masonry. Here are 3 beautiful home exterior design that will inspire you to start your next home improvement project.

1. Create a Natural Stone Wall

A natural stone feature wall is a great way to add visual interest and structure to your home at the same time. With a stone wall you can add a perimeter or stackable garden beds to your yard. These beautiful feature walls add instant interest and help future homeowners see a clear plan for the landscaping of your yard!

2. Add Striking Steps

A striking set of steps is something that works well for any home. By replacing the dull and drab concrete steps with an interesting set of steps, you can immediately add character and charm to your home.

3. Design a Stone Feature Piece

Stone feature pieces are a versatile way to bring natural stone to your home’s exterior. Natural stone veneers, custom address pillars and stone columns are just a few of the many options to add a stone feature piece to your home.

If you are looking to add value to your home with a natural stone exterior, click here to start the process today!