Denver Glass Mosaics and Tile

Academia Series

African Safari
Architects Clay
Astromomers Light
Aviation Mint
Oceanic Cerulean
Cultural Sienna
Evolution Green

Aquatica Series

Atlantis
Glossy Spectrum
Grey Scale
Misty Water
Rainbow Trout
Taupe Mississippi

  Astro Series

Agave Specks
Chocolate Space
Cosmic Lure
Moon Dust
Silver Scape

Bella Muro Series

Glacier Lake
Harbour Beige
Mauve Mocha

Monterey Suede

Sutton Frost

Boardwalk Series

Pacific Surf
Sand Dune

Brush Stroke Series

Charcoal Valley
Harvest Stalks
Olive Leaf
Pueblo Clay

Bubble Series

Butterscotch
Moonstone
Olivine
Sable Brown
Toffee
Twilight
Warm Brownie
White Dove

Cane Series

Bermuda Sand
Cream
Creek Bed
Cypress Green
Fraser Fir
Gray Stone
Harbor Brown
Marble Canyon
Saybrook Sage
Super White

Cascade Series

Basalt

Crema Marfil and Thassos White and Emperador Light

Emperador Dark and Crema Marfil and Emperador Light

Honey Onyx and Mint Green and Thassos White

Lagos Azul and Creama Marfil and Thassos White

Mugworth and Thassos White and Basalt Mix

Wooden White Athen Gray Thassos Mix

Corrugated Scape Series

Alhambra Pallete
Atctic Plateau
Cocoa Forest
Dusk Scenery
Ebony Cliff
Mustard Field
Olivine Shell
Pepper Stalk
Urban Pollen

Diamond Series

Crema Marfil (big diamond) and Empr Dark
Honey Onyx (big diamond) and Thassos White
Ming Green Light (big diamond) and Thassos White 

Mugworth (big diamond) and Thassos White

Wooden White (big diamond) and Athen Gray

Enchanted Flavors Series

Coconut House
Crunched Pecan
Divine Strudel 

Marsala Swirl

Morning Granola

Tuscan Syrup

Excalibur Series

Dream Gallery
Smokey Tan
Timber Wolf
Winter Fjord

 

Flower Series

Crema marfil (oval) and Emp. Dark (dots) and Emp.
Crema marfil (oval) and Emp. Dark (dots) and Thassos White

Honey Onyx (oval) and Thassos White (dots)

 

Ming Green (oval) and Red (dots) and Thassos White

Ming green (oval) andThassos White (dots)

Thassos white (oval) and Emp. Light (dots) and Cream

Glass and Granite Series

Country Station
Hampton Path
Urban Sidewalk

Glass and Slate Series

Chestnut Screen (Block Random)
Chestnut Screen (Brick Random)
Contemporary Mocha (Block Random)
Contemporary Mocha (Random Brick)
Forest Floor (Block Random)
Forest Floor (Random Brick)
Hillcrest Tan (Random Brick)
Hillcrest Tan (Block Random)
Mineral Cliff (Block Random)
Mineral Cliff (Random Brick)
Northhampton Putty (Random Brick)
Rustic Taupe (Block Random)
Rustic Taupe (Random Brick)
Sag Harbor Gray (Block Random)
Sag Harbor Gray (Random Brick)
Titanium Filed (Block Random)
Titanium Filed (Random Brick)

Winter Scape (Block Random)

Winter Scape (Random Brick)

Grand Turret Series

Grey Truth
Ivy Drawbridge
Persian Quest
Yorkshire Tower

Holy Trail Series

Mount Zion
Nahal Yarkon
Yam Hamelach

Honeycomb Series

Island Marina
Tufted Shade
Water Chestnut
Young Fawn

Image Series

Dusk
Silver

Imperial Series

Imperial Cloud
Majestic Ivory
Regal Honey
Royal Egret

Impression Series

Alloy Fusion
Autumn Leaf

Barbados Sand

Bridgewater Tan
Fantasia
Limestone
Pinewoods
Rocky Road
Rushing River
Toffee Latte
Tranquility

Interlace Series

Crunched Walnut
Herbal Garden
Ice Basket
Milestone
Peach Field
Promanade
Waterscape

Jewel Series

Aqua Marine
Hermatite Delight
Moonstone Glitter
Sandstone Froth

Sky Topaz

Lagoon Series

Dawn
Everglade
Icy Peak

Modern Pyramid Series

Connecticut Storm
Dark Heather
Early Russet
Eloquent Flight
Metro Grey
Navajo Dune
Royal Tweed
Warm Canyon

Morning Spa Series

Calm Wisteria
Dutch Classic
Early Dawn
Grey Wintermist
Quiet White
 

 Oceania Series

Cobalt Sea (1x2 Herringbone)
Cobalt Sea (1x4 Random Brick)
Nautical Garden (1x2 Herringbone)
Nautical Garden (1x4 Random Brick)

 Opulence Series

Brown Tepee
Burnt Russet
Golden Leaf
Green Tea
Grizzly Brown
Hasbrook Brown
Hidden Valley
Rain Dance
Sierra Stone
Spartan Stone
Stonehouse

 Orbit Series

Metallic Weather
Meteor Shower
 

 Porcello Series

Autumn Acorns
Bronze Memory
Crocodile Glam
Dusty Faun
Shiny Oyster
Silver Fox

Tawny Drive

 Queen Lair Hexagon Series

Aspen Grove
Frosted Hive
Honey Harvest
Nimbus Cloud
Wooden Hornet
 

Random Brick Series

Aspen Grove

Moonscape

 
 

 Seagull Series 

Copper Black
Norwegian Flock
Polar Grey
Weathered Down
 
 

 Serene Fortune Series 

Caspian Yacht 9" x 18"
French Riviera 9" x 18"
Island Opulence 9" x 18"

Royal Platina 9" x 18"

 
Winter Chateau 9" x 18"
 

Shell Series

Brown Shell
Winter Shell

Skyline Series

Crema Marfil + Thassos White (dots)
Crema marfil + Emperador dark (dots)
Crema Marfil + Jerusalem Gold (dots)
Emperador Dark + Crema marfil (dots)
Lagos Azul + Lagos Gold (dots)

Ming Green + Thassos White (dots)

White Carrara Black (dots)

Bubble Symphony Series

Caviar
Grey Fizz
Platinum Foam
Taupe Fizzle

Smokey Froth

Whipped Creme

Symphony Series

Calm Grey
Deep Harmony
Grey Tranquility
Peaceful Breeze

Restful Afternoon

Twilight Serenity

Wooden Chant

Temptation Series

Artctic Ice
Sea Green Mist
Winter Black

Tranquil Series

Ashen Forest
Background
Blue Green Wash
Blue Moon

Chocolate Blend

City Fiber

Coffee & Cream

Crocodile Road

Grecian Sage

Grey Heron

Methodical Grey

Methodical Sand

Misty Scales

Morning Turret

Olive Grey

Rocky Beach

Russian Denim

Shallow Reef

Spotted Dove

Tranquil Flower Series

Ancient Market
Grecian Urn
Roman Bloom

Tranquil Hexagon Series

Capital Archive
Jerusalem Garden
Olympus Shade

Temple Inspiration

Waldorf Exclusive

Tranquil Random Brick Series

Mocha Canyon

Arizona Scape

El Dorado

Sage Brush

Sedona Rust

Scottsdale Brass

Tranquil Trapezoid Series

Horned Hazlenut

Quiet Mahogany

Rocky Road

Tender Harbor

Soft Mushroom

Versailles Series

Antique Mahogany
Cloud Lining
Dusty Trail
Foggy Meadow
Fountain Grey
French Blue
Garden Statue
Reflective Pool
Smokey Road
White Tulip
Woodland Green

Waterfall Series

Dream
Honey
Palm
White Rose

Windchime Series

Argyle Tune
Cloudy Breeze
Meadow Whisk
Morning Melody
Musical Field
Peaceful Waves
Soft Harmony
Wood Chime

Denver Stone Accent Colors for Kitchen Islands


February 20, 2019

One of the biggest trends in modern kitchens involves the surface structure and color of an island. While open floor plans have long been considered one of the best options available for homeowners, the impact in a kitchen has only recently begun to grab traction. With cabinet space at a premium, the addition of a kitchen island not only provides additional space for seating, counter tops, and storage but does so without limiting the size of the overall kitchen.

Homeowners typically elect to go with a granite or other natural surface, many of which offer a variety of available colors, but a non-matching design trend is quickly becoming the norm for more modern looks. This different color can be achieved through an entirely different material but most choose to utilize a similar texture albeit with a totally different color.

Contrasting kitchen islands not only break up the uniformity of many traditional designs but also allow for a few unique concepts to be implemented.

Accent
An accent color adds a splash to the room and can be used anywhere throughout the home. This is especially true in the kitchen where an island countertop in accent to the remaining colors creates a unique look. 
Choosing the perfect accent color can be a difficult task but there are many proven suggestions from which to choose. These ideas can lend a helping hand when determining the appropriate color scheme for your home.

Contrast
Opposite, a contrasting color may also add spirited detail to your kitchen. Colors that are opposite one another create a focal point and can give identity to a room. However, this type of design is bold and definitely not for the faint of heart when implementing this design technique.

Statement
Finally, a statement piece can be made with an entirely different selection for the island that is neither an accent or contrasting color. Instead, a homeowner may have a favorite color and choose to utilize this on the island or an entirely different surface type completely.

Often, a butcher block or built in cutting board may be added to create a statement piece or conversation starter within the kitchen island. Ultimately, it is the determination of the homeowner to select which works best for them as any and all situations are going to be different.

If you’ve recently determined that your kitchen could use a significant change, then allow us the pleasure to assist and aid with any and all necessary decisions. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
 
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Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Capabilities for Denver Home Flooring


February 1, 2019

Nothing hurts an open floor plan more than different types of flooring and transitions from room to room throughout the same level. Isn’t the purpose of removing walls or opening up a space to create a flow and bigger feeling inside the home environment? Of course, but achieving this can be halted by having different types of flooring - tile in the kitchen for protection, hardwoods in the formal living room or carpet in the den - these breaks make for a choppy feeling despite the openness of an area.

Fortunately, with luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring you can achieve this same concept without the breaks and still leave your surfaces protected, bright, and durable for years to come. LVT flooring offers the protection of a vinyl with the look of hardwoods - or any other material you may desire - yet with the comfort comparable to any type material you may choose.

PROTECTION


Hardwood floors are durable but the potential for spills or water leaks in the kitchen make many homeowners second guess installing them in this area. Selecting another type floor here then creates these unwanted transitions to other areas of the home when the hardwood floors begin and meet with the selected kitchen surface. These breaks are the exact thing that take away from an open concept and hinder the flow of a home.

LVT flooring is one of the hottest flooring trends for 2019 because of these protections and the ability to obtain a consistency throughout every room of the home. While spills still need to be cleaned appropriately, knowing the water or other liquid damage does not effect tile as it does wood can calm the nerves of many owners.

DURABILITY and FEEL


Not only can LVT flooring now match the look of hardwoods but they are a much warmer option. Another concern with hardwoods is how cold they are to barefeet, leaving many to choose carpet in their bedrooms or install area rugs and runners throughout the home.

The vinyl tile is warmer overall and the temperature doesn’t fluctuate as it would with a hardwood option. For durability, the length of time for hardwoods varies based on a variety of factors yet LVT floors are now rivaling their strength with much less upkeep.

While both need regular cleaning, the tile doesn’t require a complete re-sanding and overhaul as its hardwood counterparts. When facing a side-by-side comparison of vinyl plank vs. hardwood flooring, the end result is ultimately the decision of who will be living with the surface chosen but lots of times it is luxury vinyl tile - especially when considering the impact on the pocketbook.

If you’re currently facing the decision to install a new flooring type or make a change to your already installed surfaces, then allow us the pleasure to assist and aid with your decision. Weighing the pros and cons of each before you begin the project is best and our experts are ready to help. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what an LVT floor, countertop, backsplash, or any of our other materials will look like once installed inside your home or office. Come see and feel for yourself the differences and get a firm understanding of how the floor you choose will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
 
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Denver Granite Countertop Installation—What You Can Expect


January 2, 2019

If you are new to Denver granite countertop installation, you probably have no idea what to expect as you go through the process. You might even be a bit nervous about it; after all, installing granite countertops is an expensive investment. 
Be sure read this blog post, Denver Granite Countertops: Choosing the Best Color for Your Kitchen, before making a final decision on your choice for granite, then read on for what to expect as you go through the process.

Prepare for the Installation Ahead of Time

Make sure you create a clear path for workers to carry in the granite. Granite is heavy, so you want to make it as easy as possible for them to get through your home into the kitchen. If you have small children, you might want to make other arrangements for them on the day of the countertop installation.
If there is furniture or carpeting in the path of where the workers will be maneuvering the granite, you might want to cover them up to protect them from dirt or damage.
You will want to plan on being present when the workers come with the granite; they might have questions or you might need to make decisions about the project. For the average sized kitchen, the installation process takes about four hours. It might be longer than that or shorter, depending on the size your space.

Get Rid of Your Old Countertops

Your old countertops will need to be completely removed before the granite countertops are brought in. If you want to do the demo yourself to save money, the pros at the DIY Network offer these tips for tearing out your old countertops and sink. 

Placing the Granite

When the workers get the granite countertops situated on the cabinets, they will cement the pieces together (if there is more than one) using an epoxy that is either clear or a neutral color so it will blend in seamlessly. The granite will be secured to the cabinets with attachment blocks that have been specially prepared.

Making the Backsplash

Most people want to continue the granite up the wall for the backsplash. The workers will install these after the countertops are in place, making adjustments as needed. They will set the seams the same way they did for the main countertop, using a clear or neutral epoxy.

Cleaning Up After the Installation

Once the workers have secured the stone, they will clean up any leftover epoxy and seal the counters. You can expect there to be a bit of dust to clean up after the project—even with the cleanest and most courteous of workers. 
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will provide you with all the information you need so you can get your project underway. From first call to final install, we will be available to answer all of your questions about your Denver granite countertop. Natural Stone Sales has everything you need. For more than 30 years our expert staff has been satisfying customers throughout the Denver area with our superior and customized natural stone services. Call us today at 303-777-7485 or visit our showroom at 900 W. Mississippi Ave. in Denver anytime from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
 
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What Are Your Options for Denver Kitchen Countertops?


December 26, 2018

If it’s time to replace those scratched, stained, or outdated kitchen countertops, you have a real opportunity to completely transform your kitchen. There are tons of options available when it comes to Denver kitchen countertops. You are limited only by your imagination—and perhaps your budget.

Here are some of the options available.

Laminate

Laminate are for those who are truly budget-conscious. Today’s laminate looks a lot better than it did in the past; it’s also stronger and more resistant to stains and heat.

Solid Surface

This type of countertop creates a seamless look with nearly invisible joints. It’s also good for sinks and backsplashes. It is stain-resistant but it can scratch; be sure to use a cutting board on this type of countertop.

Quartz

Quartz looks a lot like stone, but it is easier to maintain. Set a hot pot on your quartz countertop—and it will look just as beautiful as it did the day you it was installed. The same is true for abrasives, knives, and stains. It’s not a bad idea to choose rounded edges for these types of countertops since they are somewhat prone to chipping.
Take a look at some of our prefabricated slabs; these are perfect for small kitchens that don’t need a full-size slab. These are available in quartz, marble, granite, and travertine.

Granite

Granite is still quite popular, primarily for its beauty and uniqueness. It’s strong against heat and scratches, but it will need periodic resealing. Its edges can also chip and will need professional repairs.

Limestone and Marble

Many people love the clean lines of a white marble countertop, but there is a perception about them that they are difficult to maintain. This classic material is fairly heat-resistant although some stains can be tough to get out. A bit of maintenance is required to keep them looking beautiful, although they tend to wear in a particularly lovely way. 

Butcher Block

If you are looking for something that adds a warm look and is easy to install and repair, butcher block might be the countertop for you. Keep in mind that the finish of these types of countertops is important, and varnish can improve its resistance to stains. If nicks and scratches happen—which they can pretty easily—they can just as easily be sanded out.

Contact Natural Stone Sales when you are ready to update your kitchen countertops and talk to us about the best options for your busy kitchen. For more than 30 years our expert staff has been satisfying customers throughout the Denver area with our superior and customized natural stone services. We can handle any of your natural stone needs, we use the best products available, and we would be glad to design and install a kitchen countertop that can maximize the attractive beauty and overall value of your home. Call us today at 303-777-7485.
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How to Choose a Denver Glass Backsplash


December 19, 2018

Homeowners spend a lot of time choosing the right colors and materials for their countertops and cabinets, but they often forget about their backsplashes. A Denver glass backsplash can completely transform your kitchen—but you have to choose the right one! Here are some tips to help you make it happen:

Determine your style.

First and foremost, it’s important to figure out what kind of style you want in your kitchen. Do you consider yourself to be fairly traditional? Or do you think of yourself as more of an edgy trendsetter? If you prefer a traditional look, stick to classic glass designs instead of going with what’s new and trendy. Remember, it’s your home, so it should reflect your personal style! 

Create focal points.

Are you worried about overdoing it with a busy backsplash? If so, choose a simple, plain backsplash for the majority of your kitchen and then use bold colors or patterns in select focal points. For example, you could stick to a solid neutral color for the backsplash throughout most of your kitchen, and then switch to a bright color and create a bold pattern in the spaces above your sinks and stoves. These areas tend to get the most attention in a kitchen, so if you only want a splash of color in your backsplash, this is where it should go.

Another bonus? If you only use bold colors and patterns in these spaces, it’s very easy (and less expensive) to replace it when you want to try something new down the road.  

Consider the rest of your kitchen.

The backsplash may be a small part of your kitchen, but it’s still fairly noticeable, so it will stick out like a sore thumb if it doesn’t mesh well with the rest of your kitchen. Before choosing a glass backsplash, be sure to bring home samples or take lots of pictures so you can start to visualize how it will look with your counters, appliances, flooring, and cabinets. Everything doesn’t have to match, but the pieces should all complement each other. 

Look for inspiration.

Don’t settle for a glass backsplash that you’re not completely in love with. Before you choose a design, look for inspiration on sites such as Pinterest or HGTV. If you can’t make up your mind, you should also ask the staff at Natural Stone Sales to see examples of backsplashes they’ve installed for other clients. This is a great way to look for inspiration because once you find a look you love, you can ask them to use the same materials in your kitchen. Get inspired by these glass backsplash ideas.

Contact Natural Stone Sales for help with installing Denver glass backsplashes around your home. Our expert staff has been working one-on-one with customers in the Denver area for over three decades. We specialize in providing superior and personalized natural stone services using only the highest quality products on the market. Contact us today to find out how we can create a beautiful custom look for your home!
 
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