For a dramatic addition to your exterior, consider installing stone veneer to columns, posts, foundations or stairs. 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.
I actually started this project a few weeks ago, but almost immediately got rained out for 4 days. It took awhile to get the motivation again to finish it up. This is one of those projects … (Patio Step Stairs)