The Manhattan Beach Confidential blog leads us to the newest trend in poor house design. Forget the textured stucco and Caliterranean accents. We're now seeing an explosion of poorly done stone work on home façades. If done correctly, a nice stone job can make a home appear timeless and classy. However, a poor stone job can give your home a Flintstones appearance with the promise of total collapse at the first wince of the San Andreas. We will watch this trend closely.
· Stapled-On Stone, Part II [MB Confidential]