Unique Stones Tuesday: Calacatta Quartzite, Fantasy Brown Granite, Jet Mist Granite & More

  Today, we are featuring a few stones currently on the market that combine gorgeous colors with gentle, swirling or flowing patterns. Above is Calcatta Quartzite. Quartzite is a natural …
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Our Picks: 6 Modern Quartz Counters in Solid Color Pattners

  One of the best “pros” of granite or marble is the natural look. It varies across the stone and has the spontaneous quality of a rock formed over thousands …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: Nacarado Quarzite, Red Dragon Granite, & More

  There are so many amazing natural stones on the market today. Whether you are replacing your kitchen countertops, designing a custom fireplace surround, or just installing a small bath …
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Help Us Give Back: Support “For Love of Children”

At Granite Grannies, we believe small businesses have unique opportunities to connect with their local community, getting to know their clients and their clients’ families, sourcing local materials, and most …
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Design Spotlight: Full Natural Stone Backsplash

  So, you’ve found your dream countertop…perhaps it’s a wild, exotic granite or perhaps you’re more the quiet, white marble type. Either way, now you have to figure out what …
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Invest in Beauty: A Philosophy of Home Improvement

Frank Lloyd Wright once wrote, “If you invest in beauty, it will remain with all you the days of your life.” We believe this is true of many kinds of …
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Inspired By Iceland: A Color Palette

Everyone loves beautiful, unique spaces, but it’s so easy to fall into a decorating rut. Sometimes, you know what you have isn’t quite right, but you can’t visualize that perfect stone …
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Best in Black & White: Natural Stones for a Classic Look

  “Black & White” is one of the most enduring kitchen styles. It can evoke the nostalgia of a simpler time, inspire the sleek minimalism of a contemporary space, or bring the …
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Stone Profile: Quartzite

White Macaubas Quartzite by Granite Grannies   Quartzite has become an increasingly in-demand natural stone in the last two years. Besides it’s unique beauty, quartzite attracts homeowners with its unique …
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Design Tips: Bright, White Kitchens

A crisp, white kitchen. This timeless kitchen style brightens up dark winters and is a breath of fresh air on hot, summer days. But designing your dream bright, white kitchen …
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Granite Grannies Receives “Best of Houzz” Award

Granite Grannies of Upper Marlboro, MD Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals   Upper …
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Repairing Natural Stone

Occasionally our clients ask what would happen if they scratch, ding, or stain their granite countertops.  First of all, while it is possible to scratch, ding, or stain some stones, …
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