Landscaping

There are many benefits to having a granite fountain. Granite has been used for home design and landscaping features for decades. Compared to other fountain types, such as cast stone, granite is the way to go. Here are a few benefits of having a granite fountain:

1. Durability

Granite is one of the most durable stones. Warm or cold, granite fountains will not crack like many limestone, cantera, marble or cast “stone” fountains tend to do during freeze and thaw cycles. If you live in a warm climate, a major advantage of granite fountains is low maintenance. People often use chlorine or bleach to clean their fountains. These...

Every fountain is unique and can be found at every price, depending on your budget and style. Check out these eight different stone fountain designs that fit every budget:

Budget: $20-$500

Some of our fountains are as low as $20, and are just as beautiful as the rest! The short triangle bubbling fountain (left) is a simple, yet exquisite, addition to any home or garden. Sometimes, less is more! The large bubbling basalt column fountain is $500 and serves as a unique addition to your garden! It provides a soothing water sound while accenting your landscaping with its rustic design.

 

Budget: $501-$1,000

The $544 single koi...

As the weather gets warmer, it’s the perfect time to add stone architecture and colorful plants to your landscaping! Gazebos, fountains and landscape decor are beautiful additions to any home. Different plants can also accent various architectural pieces. Here are three different plants and landscaping designs that work well together:

Gazebo

Gazebos add life and character to any home or garden. The Corinthian gazebo is handcarved from solid granite and has six unique columns. It features beautiful scroll work, griffins and floral design motifs. Although this gazebo looks stunning on its own, there are a number of plants that can...

Many people do not realize what a strong statement outdoor landscaping makes. The interior of your home is beautiful and well designed, so why not make your landscaping match that beauty? We offer a variety of stone accents and centerpieces that will make your landscape become a work of art. Here are three landscaping ideas for your home:

1. Fountains

Our diverse collection of fountains can add elegance to any outdoor landscaping! Our handcarved fountains complement gardens and make them stand out from the rest. Our classic acanthus leaf ornamented fountain enhances the beauty of a garden or landscape by having a petal-like basin...

Pondless water feature fountains are a wonderful addition to any landscape. They don’t require a visible pond or basin, but instead recirculates water through a hidden basin. The tranquil sound of water trickling down the fountain is relaxing as well as elegant. The process of installing a pondless water feature fountain is not as difficult as you may think when you have Carved Stone Creations at your side. We divide the process into a number of steps that are easy to follow and completed in a timely manner. The project we’re highlighting was one done in less than a day. We arrived for installation in the morning and were finished by...

Are you thinking about incorporating stone architecture in your home? Stone is not only extremely durable, but also highly unique. The intricate design possibilities and architecture makes stone an excellent choice to spruce up your home. Take a look at these five architectural elements for your home:

Corbels

 

A corbel is a beautiful architectural element to add to your home. Our handcrafted stone corbels can be used in a number of ways to accent your home. It can be used to accent your garage or to support your roof, balcony, fireplace mantel or shelf edges. Corbels add to your home's decorative pieces for endless artistic...

Are you an animal lover? Or maybe you just want to add a natural, whimsical touch to your garden? Consider adding a handcarved stone animal statue. We can transform a block of stone into your favorite animal. Take a look at some of our designs:

Tortoise

This tortoise is the perfect addition to your garden or pond. The statue is carved from charcoal gray granite. The polished shell will make this tortoise easy to spot in any landscape. 

Polar Bears

These polar bears aren’t just for the North Pole! The mother bear and her cubs are a heartwarming combination for your garden. The bears are carved from durable Bianco Catalina...

Granite is one of the most durable types of stone available. It is a popular and highly recommended material for outdoor fountains. Stone fountains can be hand-carved into any design. Take a look at some of our favorite modern granite fountain designs. 

Tolken Fountain

This fountain features sleek lines and simple shapes. The water trickles down the sides of the pedestal into a square-shaped basin. This fountain is carved from Giallo Fantasia granite stone and is sure to last a lifetime. 

Take a closer look at this fountain. 

Twist Fountain

Granite twist fountains are simple, yet beautiful. This fountain features...