Even on a rainy day, this home in Illinois looks amazing with all natural REAL stone accents. The foundation, siding and chimney were all faced with a mix of the Boston Blend Round and Mosaic Stone Veneer by Stoneyard.com. This home stands apart from the rest with a cedar shingle roof, copper finishes, and white trim. The gold from the copper, grey from the siding, and white from the trim are all picked up in the unique blend of colors that make up the Boston Blend. www.stoneyard.com/949
The unusual bungalow style stone cottage pictured below was clearly in- fluenced by English cottage design. Located in the Hyde Park area of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, it features half-timbering above the upper story windows and a distinctive wood shingle roof designed to emulate a thatched roof.
Carmel-By-The-Sea, California: Windamere is a lovely cottage in many respects- but no one can deny that the roof is just outstanding. Shingle thatch is the technique of using cedar shingles to recreate the texture and look of a reed-thatched roof.