Entries by caitlink

Housing Market and Homebuilder Confidence is Rising

A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index reveals homebuilders are feeling more confident in sales expectations than they have in almost nine years. Builder confidence in the newly built, single family home market rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59, according to […]

A Granite Transformation: The Peacock Loop Diner in St. Louis

Granite Transformations, a division of Trend Group, is proud to announce their involvement in a $1 million renovation of the Peacock Loop Diner, a 5,000 square foot retro-style diner located in the Loop section of St. Louis. Situated near the Moonrise Hotel, the Peacock Loop Diner is defined by locals as the ultimate 24-hour destination. […]

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

As the year winds down and the air gradually gets colder, we’re reminded that it’s time to prepare our homes for the upcoming winter months. Granite Transformations has compiled a checklist of essential tips to guide you through a smooth transition to winter. Clean Out Your Gutters: Once the autumn leaves have fallen, clean them […]

Artist Stephanie Jaffe Werner Uses Trend Terrazzo to Create Veteran Memorial

Devotion drives passion in the heart of Stephanie Jaffe Werner, a mixed media artist. Raised in New York and currently living in South Florida, Stephanie’s unique talent has earned her the respect of being selected by public juries and commissioned by private enterprises to design and construct numerous interior and exterior permanent installations across the […]

Choosing the Perfect Sink for your Remodel

Now that you’ve selected the perfect solid surface or granite countertop for your newly renovated kitchen or bathroom, your next decision is choosing the perfect sink. With so many options on the market today, Granite Transformations is here to put it all in perspective for you with an easy guide to making the perfect choice. […]

Heinz Mack’s ‘The Sky Over Nine Columns’

The waters off the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy will be enchantingly illuminated beginning June 3 through November 23, 2014, as the installation of Heinz Mack’s ‘The Sky Over Nine Columns’ is unveiled to the public at the Church of San Giorgio. The structural ensemble consists of nine symmetrical columns, each standing […]

Ten Breathtaking Beaches for Planning Your Summer Escape

Close your eyes and imagine the feeling of a warm salty breeze blowing through your hair, powder-fine sand beneath your feet, and the soft crashing sound of waves on the surf. We all have our own visions of paradise and tranquility, but there’s just something about the beach that brings peace and serenity and beckons […]

Summer Drink Recipe: Watermelon Lime Chiller

Try this delicious, refreshing summer drink by the pool with your family or with friends at a BBQ – it’s easy and takes no time to make. All you need is a blender, seedless watermelon, fresh lime juice, rum, and – if you’d like ­– some kind of sweetener (depending on the natural sweetness of […]