Beating the Fall Chill



Well, it is that time of year again…the crisp Fall air is here! Living in Minnesota we all know what to expect, but sometimes it is nice to have an oasis away from the harsh reality that Fall and Winter can bring. Whether you are entertaining or gathering with your family, having a comfortable area with a custom fireplace can be very practical and inviting. Is your style a simple natural stone surround or a floor to ceiling centerpiece? Either way it can be the focal point of any space. Often times a fireplace remodel or addition is done in conjunction with a kitchen remodel to tie the entertainment areas of the home together.

Here are a few examples of the custom fireplace work we have done.

janetka-fireplaceCygnus Leathered Granite with mitered edge returns to the wall.


11139370_10153147028494463_925051789713278725_nTyphoon Bordeaux Granite with matching hearth.


otogawa-anschel-fireplaceCashmere Limestone with mitered returns to the wall and accent copper stripping.


We specialize in custom work and would be happy to discuss your ideas and show you around our showroom to select individual stone ideas to fit your tastes and needs.


Posted in Custom Design, Fireplaces, Granite, Limestone, Mitered Edge on November 1st, 2016 by Angie | | 0 Comments

Warm Your Home With A Stone Fireplace!

It’s cold outside! I thought, what a better time than now to show some fireplace ideas. Our customers are always looking for ideas for their homes. Maybe these pictures will give a little food for thought?

Let’s take a look…

Contemporary Living Room by Ventura Tile, Stone & Countertops PACIFIC STONEWORKS INC
I love this marble slab fireplace. It creates a beautiful focal point for the room.


Eclectic Family Room by Baltimore Interior Designers & Decorators Elizabeth Reich

I love the rustic look of this fireplace and would love to cozy on up to it with a good book.

Traditional Living Room by Victoria Architects & Designers Christopher Developments
I really like the river rock on this fireplace. It gives a nice contrast to the other decor in the room.
Rustic Living Room by Avon Architects & Designers RMT Architects
I love this fireplace. It looks so warm and inviting. What a cozy place to sit and relax.
Traditional Living Room by Portland Architects & Designers Whitten Architects
I really like the irregular stone shapes in this fireplace. It gives the room an added visual appeal.
Thanks for reading!

Posted in Fireplaces on January 16th, 2014 by Barb | | 0 Comments

Warm Your Home With A Stone Fireplace…

It is that time a year, when we all like to warm up a bit. What better way to do that, than by adding a warm, cozy fireplace to your home. I don’t know about you, but I love sitting by  awarm fireplace. It is so comforting and relaxing and makes the cold out doors seem bearable. In this blog, I wanted to take a look at few fireplace ideas.

Let’s take a look…


Contemporary Family Room by Portland Architects & Building Designers Alan Mascord Design Associates Inc
I love this Forest Brown marble fireplace. It definitely has a warm, inviting look and the marble is just gorgeous.
Contemporary Living Room by Vancouver General Contractors Etheridge Home Renovation
Here’s a pretty one. I believe the granite in this photo is Louisa Blue, which is a beautiful stone. I am not normally a blue person, but I really do like this stone. It’s rich, vibrant colors make it appealing to many.
Contemporary Family Room by Boston Photographers Mary Prince Photography
Here’s another pretty one! This quartzite really stands out in this pool room. I love the warm colors in this Caplavaro Brazilian Quartzite.
Contemporary Living Room by Calgary Kitchen & Bath Designers Denca Distributors
This Sequoia Brown Quartzite really makes the look of this room. I love the flow in this stone and how it draws you eye down to the fire. Very nice contemporary look.
Contemporary Living Room by Palm Desert Interior Designers & Decorators Cheryl Morgan Designs
Here’s another nice contemporary look. I love the onyx stone above the fireplace. It is so pretty and the linear pattern again, draws your eye down to the fire.
If you are looking at adding a fireplace to your home, make sure you stop by and take look at all of our material selections.
Thanks for reading!

Posted in Fireplaces on January 6th, 2014 by Barb | | 0 Comments

Add Some Aesthetic Appeal With A Michelangelo Black Marble Fireplace…

I know I just wrote a post about fireplaces, but it is still unseasonably cold out and we need to think warm thoughts, so I though I’d share a few pics of a Michelangelo Black marble fireplace we recently fabricated and installed.  This fireplace really caught my eye because of its warm, rich colors and unique flowing pattern.

Let’s take a look…

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I love the warm brown tones with the black and white.

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Both the coloring and veining give this fireplace a rustic, yet elegant look.

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Notice the detail in this photo along with the tight seam. Very nice.

If you are looking at adding a fireplace to your home, make sure you stop by and check out our materials and colors. We are always happy to help with your selections.

Thanks for reading!



Posted in Fireplaces, Marble on December 10th, 2013 by Barb | | 0 Comments

Warm Up Your Home With A Stone Fireplace…

With this weekend’s single digit temperatures, there are many people out there that would like to get in out of the cold—me included! I don’t know about you, but when it is cold outside, I like to warm up next to a cozy fireplace! Fireplaces are warm and inviting and not only provide some extra heat, but can also add an aesthetic appeal to any home.

Let’s take a look at a few fireplace ideas I came across…

Traditional Family Room by Minneapolis Tile, Stone & Countertops Paramount Granite Company
I love this fireplace and enjoy it every time I go to our lake home! It is so cozy and the view to lake next to it leaves you feeling so relaxed.
Traditional Living Room by Park Ridge Photographers Beaugureau Studios
I really like this open style fireplace, where it can be enjoyed in several rooms. Very homey!
Traditional Living Room by Lorton Design-Build Firms Foster Remodeling Solutions, Inc.
I really like this classic stone fireplace. It gives the room a warm inviting feeling.
Contemporary Family Room by Portland Architects & Designers Alan Mascord Design Associates Inc
This Rain Forest marble fireplace is definitely the focal point of this room! Love the full slab appeal.
Contemporary Bathroom by Poway Kitchen & Bath Remodelers Remodel Works Bath & Kitchen
I don’t know about you, but I would love to pull out a good book and sit next to this fireplace. It is very cozy and comforting.
I really like this white granite fireplace surround. It is both elegant and appealing.
If you are looking at adding a fireplace to your home, make you stop by our showroom and check out our selections. We have plenty to choose from.
Thanks for reading!

Posted in Fireplaces on December 6th, 2013 by Barb | | 0 Comments

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