Stone veneer It's a great option for dressing up exterior features such as concrete foundations, column footings, and other masonry details. Natural and manufactured stone can be costly options for large expanses, but both are affordable and well suited
Another take on the outdoor kitchen idea. Not sure I would ever have a big gas range outside, but I love the rock and wood together. If you build a fireplace, have it in a place where people can gather round, not off in some inaccessible corner.