Creating Character with Stone Decor

The most well put-together spaces are usually layered with interesting texture, and there is no better place to discover texture than in nature itself. Stone is one of my favorite materials to work with in design. It is so versatile and brings so much character to a space. Though its style is inherently rustic, it can work in many different types of spaces, including ones that lean towards modern or contemporary vibes. It is beautiful to use in the obvious ways (such as on a fireplace) but it can also bring charm as unexpected accents. Take a look at these 10 ideas to get inspired by the amazing look of stone decor…

A gray, stacked stone fireplace blends in with the cool palette of this contemporary living room while supplying a nice textural force to the focal point.

The rustic accent wall in this dining room creates a nice dichotomy with the more streamlined, modern feel of the space.

Stone around a passage like this brings a nice unexpected dose of character to a home.

The stone around the fireplace in this rustic kitchen continues along the entire wall to create a beautiful statement.

Stone on the walls creates the perfect cottage atmosphere in this bedroom, which is full of charm and unique character.

Stone draws your eye to the arches leading to the doors, creating some dimension in the space.

Giant pieces of stone along an accent wall helps bring to life the French country vibe at work in this kitchen.

The stone on the backsplash provides a rough, rustic touch to this kitchen that plays well against the other smooth surfaces.

These stone steps in a small corridor definitely add to this home’s character and make the stairwell something special.

The stone accent wall in this living space carries up to the second floor, joining the two spaces together.

Decorating with stone can create some marvelous results that add to a home’s character.

Warm regards,

Images { 1 – Home Bunch / 2 – Charlie & Co. Design, Ltd. via Houzz / 3 – Roses and Rust / 4 – Midwest Living / 5 – Veranda via Country Living / 6 – Willow Decor / 7 – Laura Lee Clark Interior Design / 8 – The Kitchn / 9 – Midwest Living / 10 – 1 Kindesign }

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