There are several home design styles, from colonial to mid-century modern, and whatever style your home is, you can still have a contemporary look with the timeless stone material. With stone veneer, you’re not tied down to one type of stone or one color. With that freedom, you can easily fit a stone fireplace, stone floors, or even stone siding into your design.
This design style became popular after the Second World War due to an expansion of cities and suburban lifestyles. The clean lines, functional space, and minimal feel in this type of design is the perfect type of home to incorporate stone veneer. A mid-century modern home often has one focal point in a home and the remaining items in the space are simple and clean. If you’re renovating a mid-century home, consider refinishing or creating a fireplace that has smooth, straight lines and a bold color.
Southwestern style homes are known for their stucco siding, bright but natural colors, natural materials, and texture. The keep the homes cool, interior floors and patios are often constructed using tile. Get the same look and feel of a Southwest home in Dallas with beautiful floors made of stone veneer, and for a budget-friendly cost. The color of the floor in the most important part and with enVision Stone, we can customize a color that suits the home and the existing decor.
Instantly recognizable, Victorian homes are tall, often have wrap around porches, large windows, impressive staircases, and an asymmetrical design. Because Victorian homes have such a rich history, it’s an easy design style to find spaces that will look great with the classic stone material. Consider adding stone veneer to the entryway stairs or stone details in the kitchen and various rooms throughout the house.
This style began in California and has a focus on handmade features that promote craftsmanship, hence the name, rather than machine-made features. The majority of craftsman homes have a front porch that features large, tapered columns. This is a great style to renovate a part of the facade with stone veneer. Don’t remodel the entire home’s siding, but a section around the entryway door or a part of the upper level around bedroom windows.
Most commonly found in more rural areas, these houses were built with simplicity in mind. They often have the overall shape of a barn, with simple, vertical lines, and with an added porch featuring decorative railings. Often with large kitchens, use stone veneer to create custom backsplashes that will bring this style of home into the modern world.
Recognizable by the square shape and front door that is in the middle of the home, this design style often has two windows on both sides of the front door and five windows on the upper level. Direct the viewer’s eye to the front door by adding a wide sidewalk or path that leads directly to the center of the home. Whatever pattern you choose, from rounded stones to a brick look, it will give your home a classic look with a modern feel.
When setting out to renovate homes with such a design history with some stone touches, it’s important to keep the original structure and details. With stone veneer, the renovation can be done easily, quickly, and the finished project will only enhance the home’s architecture. Learn more about spray stone at enVision Stone.