Feb 012019
 
After the Flood: A Post-Hurricane Renovation

When a hurricane devastated Sabra’s home, she used our Norwich Stacked Stone panels in Toasted Vanilla as part of the renovation. Florida is one of the most beautiful places in America to live – but it’s also impacted regularly by devastating storms and hurricanes. Homeowner Sabra recently sent in pictures of a renovation project she’d been forced to undertake 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 182019
 
DIY Fireplace Construction with Real and Faux Materials

Costumer and DIY’er Lowell Kemp just sent in pictures of his fireplace construction project — using a combination of natural and faux materials. One of the most oft-repeated comments we get about our faux products is how realistic they look. It’s the kind of thing that’s difficult to truly get across in photographs – which is why we 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…

Jan 042019
 
The 12 Best Remodels of 2018

It’s hard to believe 2018 is over already – but it’s been an incredible year. On this blog we’ve featured some truly incredible remodeling projects, and we begin 2019 by reflecting on the highlights from each month. The truth be told, it’s hard to choose our favorites – as we think every project we featured Read More…

Dec 212018
 
Wall Corner Design That Adds Color and Contrast

Customer Jaklyn made her living room design more distinct by adding stone style to one wall corner, a beautiful accent that utilizes color and contrast. American home building techniques are arguably some of the most efficient in the world – with framing, paneling and modular elements offering incredible versatility and customization, while keeping building costs Read More…

Dec 142018
 
Creating a Stone Look Fireplace with Panels and Plywood

‘Tis the Season for fireplaces, and we have pictures from another successful, simple-to-do project. See how these homeowners created a beautiful stone look fireplace using only panels and plywood — just in time for the holidays! Last week we shared a fireplace that was remodeled from its red brick original. As more homeowners look to Read More…

Dec 072018
 
Replace a Brick Fireplace with Stacked Stone Elegance

Tis the season for one of the most popular applications of our panels, fireplaces, and this project showcases how one homeowner replaced her old brick fireplace with stacked stone elegance. While the television has replaced the fireplace as the centerpiece of most living rooms, there’s still no question that a roaring fire can instantly transform Read More…

Nov 302018
 
Fairy Tales Do Come True! DIY Princess Castle Bed

YouTuber and DIY extraordinaire Eric Strong wanted his daughter to have a Happily Ever After every bedtime – and how can she not, with this incredible princess castle bed, made with our Wellington Dry Stack panels in London Gray. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I often repeat the mantra “less Read More…

Nov 252018
 
Fireplace Wall Design: It's All in the Details

We recently received some stunning photos of a fireplace wall design created by a homeowner using our panels and a great attention to detail.  FauxPanels and fireplaces go together like peanut butter and jelly – only if you have small kids, you’ll know the panels look a lot better all over your wall! This week Read More…

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