For a dramatic addition to your exterior, consider installing stone veneer to columns, posts, foundations or stairs. Don't be intimidated by the installations. There are now specially designed panels that are easy to mount with screws or adhesive, bringing the high-end look of stone to any DIYer.
Faux Stone Veneer Panels....I liked the idea of doing a stone veneer wall but not having to put up each piece. Found this company that makes panels of faux stone veneer so you gt the same result without all the mess & work...ordered some samples last week to see how realistic they are