Jan 202017
 
DIY BBQ Island: How To Add Corners Without Mitering

We received these pictures of a fantastic DIY BBQ island – and it’s a great example of how to approach one of the challenges of working with faux panels; corners. Fauxpanels.com customer John Abaun finished his beautiful BBQ island using Norwich Stacked Stone panels in Taffy Beige. One element that John really nailed were the corners; and Read More…

Jan 132017
 
Eco-Friendly Home Design: Does Faux Fit the Bill?

Choosing FauxPanels for your home design plans is an eco-friendly choice. Sustainability is a massive focus at the moment – with the entire world coming to realize that many of the resources modern society was built on are dwindling; and using them can cause major harm to the environment. Whether through tax credits, or regulations, Read More…

Jan 062017
 
Building a Fireplace Surround from Scratch

Faux panels are popular for use in remodeling or building fireplaces – and one of the most frequently asked questions we get is how to do that. Obviously, it depends on the type of fireplace you want – but this great example was sent to us by Ron and Michelle Malchow of Nebraska. They wanted a beautiful stone fireplace Read More…

Dec 312016
 
CBS Sports Scores a New TV Studio Background

We’ve written quite a few posts about how our products are popular for designing TV studio backgrounds and sets. We’ve received another example from the CBS Sports Network who sent us before and after pics of their new backdrop wall. This is a great project to showcase because it’s virtually a textbook example of how faux stone or brick Read More…

Dec 262016
 
Backyard Pavilion Design with 'Stacked Stone' Columns

FauxPanels.com customer Rodney Lamb recent sent in snaps of his stunning backyard pavilion design, built out of towering timber and looking like something you’d expect to see in a national park. The columns that anchor this beautiful outdoor pavilion look like sturdy, authentic stone, but they are actual faux – cleverly installed by Rodney using Norwich Read More…

Dec 162016
 
How to Create an Exposed Stone Wall Look

Using our brick and stone style panels to create an ‘exposed wall’ look is a powerful and affordable design technique. I used to work for a company that restored historic homes, and one of the most common jobs they did was to hack away at decades-old plaster to expose the stone and brick that lay Read More…

Dec 092016
 
DIY Project Tip: How to Make a Hidden Door Look Seamless

Hidden doors are one of the coolest things you can add to a home – and using FauxPanels® makes seamless concealment a bit easier. So if you grew up watching Scooby Doo or playing Clue, you’re probably familiar with the concept of a hidden doorway. Some homeowners have brought this architectural curiosity out of fiction and Read More…

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