Mar 222019
 
Driveway Lamp Post with Classic Brick Style

We recently received these project photos from a FauxPanels.com customer who created a driveway lamp post with classic brick style using one of our easy-to-install post covers. Some people scoff the first time they hear us argue that there are many ways in which ‘going faux’ can be better than the real thing, but these Read More…

Mar 082019
 
Custom-Painted Brick Siding Satisfies HOA Regulations

A homeowner recently sent us these project photos, showing how he cleverly custom painted our Novi Brick siding to comply with his HOA’s regulations. Living in a housing community can be a double-edged sword. A lot of services and amenities are shared communally, making them convenient and affordable. However, the Home Owners Association can sometimes Read More…

Jan 252019
 
Best Home Improvements to Increase Value: Faux Makes the List

Inspired by Fixer Upper‘s Joanna Gaines, this list of home improvements to increase value includes several you can do quickly and cost-effectively with FauxPanels. One of the top-rated shows on HGTV has always been Fixer Upper – hosted by the husband and wife team of Chip and Joanna Gaines. In a recent article in The Read More…

Jan 112019
 
Refacing a Home Exterior with Stacked Stone Style

Simple, affordable, yet striking — that’s the best way to describe the partial refacing of this small home’s exterior.  The owners of this cute family home felt that their house was looking drab and dated – and if you look at the ‘before’ pictures, I think you’ll probably agree with them. The white vinyl siding on the front of the house kind Read More…

Nov 092018
 
Outdoor Patio Kitchen with DIY Stone Style

FauxPanels.com customer Mike Irwin lives in Northwestern Arkansas, where the warm summers and cool winters make for months and months of perfect outdoor entertaining weather. To that end, this DIY’er wanted to create a fully-featured patio kitchen to entertain friends, family and neighbors – and wanted it to have a distinctive and stylish look. A Read More…

Nov 022018
 
New Siding for a Cape Cod Style House: Out with Shingles, In with Stone

Homeowners Jack and Donna Shirley renovated their Cape Cod style house into a show-stopper with new stone look siding. Wooden shingles have been a staple of American home-building since colonial times – largely because they used some of the most prevalent materials around. Right up until the 1950s, shingles were a common feature on the Read More…

Sep 282018
 
Outdoor Water Wall with LED Lights Up the Night

Winter is approaching, and the nights are closing in. That’s when enterprising designers showcase new and innovative ways to accessorize our faux stone panels; like this outdoor water wall with bright LED lights. LED lights are a not-uncommon addition to panel projects. There are a number of reasons why they pair so perfectly. Firstly, the Read More…

Sep 212018
 
Lake House Siding Design with Fieldstone

FauxPanels.com customer Steve Auburn sent in pictures of his gorgeous lake house — with a beautiful new siding design thanks to Carlton Fieldstone panels. There’s a theory in design that the best improvements are the ones people don’t even notice — that they fit so seamlessly into the look of a home’s interior or exterior Read More…

Jul 272018
 
DIY Mobile Home Remodel with Stacked Stone Skirting

A DIY mobile home remodel can be tricky, but in this project sent in by a customer from Pittsford, Vermont — our panels were the perfect solution to give his home a custom look. Everybody likes to express themselves; and one of the joys of home ownership is the ability to add your own unique Read More…

Jul 202018
 
Take the Weight Off: Building a Grill Island on an Elevated Deck

FauxPanels.com customer Michael Nidoh had a weighty problem. He was building a grill island on his elevated deck, and wanted to add some stone style. Fortunately Norwich Stacked Stone panels in were light enough to make his vision a reality. Michael has a backyard worthy of Homes & Garden magazine, and the highlight of it Read More…