See What’s Been Happening at Barron Designs

Stay up to date with the latest articles from Barron Designs, covering our faux stone veneer and artificial wood products, special sales, industry trends and design tips and ideas.

Fireplace surround made from Norwich Stacked Stone in Toasted Vanilla

One of the key benefits of our products is how easy they are to install. In most cases, a faux panel or siding project can be done solo with no trouble at all.

But couples that DIY together…well, you know how the saying goes. Maybe instead of flowers and chocolate this Valentine’s Day, you and your significant other will give each other an upgraded fireplace or a new accent wall in the living room.

Below are five such designs made by partners in life. Can you feel the love?

Read more…

A mantel is a classic component of your home’s fireplace — it’s hard to imagine it without one. Faux mantels offer the best of both worlds — the realistic look of natural wood combined with modern convenience and affordability.

Check out these five featured mantel projects, and the reasons why faux can work for you.

Read more…

Basement fireplace accent wall

Finishing a basement is a great investment. Not only does it improve your home’s property value, it provides extra living space to work, entertain, relax or even generate some rental income.

However you choose to use your finished basement, you’ll want its design to reflect both your aesthetic and its purpose.

Check out these customers’ basement designs to inspire your own ideas.

Read more…

We’re excited to announce the arrival of a new style! Available as a beam or mantel, Reclaimed beautifully mimics the weathered, aged look of real antique wood.

Real reclaimed wood is expensive and can be hard to find in the look you want. Faux Reclaimed takes the guesswork and high cost out of the equation, offering the same charmingly rustic look in an affordable alternative that’s consistent in size and coloring.

Read more…

Hearing about our customers’ projects is the highlight of our business. 2017 was another great year for faux, full of wonderful designs created by homeowners, designers and professional builders using our beams, mantels, planks and other products.

From the bedroom to the living room, here are just a few of the project photos and reviews we received this year. We can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring!

Read more…

From new accent walls and kitchen islands to remodeled fireplaces, decks, basement bars and more, homeowners across the country really made it the Year of Faux!

As 2017 comes to a close, we reflect on all the amazing projects our customers shared with us this past year. Here are just a few of our favorites.

From the bedroom to the living room, here are just a few of the project photos and reviews we received this year. We can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring!

Read more…

We receive project photos every day from customers who want to show us the beautiful designs they come up with using our beams, mantels and other products.

While they are all amazing, sometimes there are a select few that really make our jaws drop, and we just can’t stop looking at them. Get ready to be inspired for your own kitchen, living room and more.

Read more…

Adding an accent wall to a room is a fairly simple yet transformative design technique. By changing the look of just
one wall, you can give your entire room a fresh new perspective.

Accent walls typically involve a coat of paint color that differs from the other three. But many of our customers have gone beyond the norm and used faux stone or brick instead — not only adding color but introducing a unique pop of texture to the mix.

The projects below show just a few of the potential designs for bedrooms, living rooms, bathrooms and more.

Read more…

For some homeowners this is an easy question. For others, finding the answer may require some guidance. Does your decor or taste call for something rugged and heavily textured? Or is a sleeker, finer wood grain more in line with the design?

Our beams, mantels and other products are available in a large variety of wood textures and patterns. Below are just a few examples to help answer that question — and discover the wood style that best fits you.

Read more…

These 5 new projects are hot off the press — gorgeous, exciting and easy enough for you to try in your own home!

The designs below were created by homeowners just like you –and demonstrate just a few of the possibilities with our panels indoors and out, from a new kitchen backsplash to an updated home exterior.

Read more…