Project Spotlight

June Project Spotlight – Private Residence

2017-mar-hours

Project Overview:

With a long wish list, and not a lot of room to work with, Indigenous Landscaping was up for the challenge of designing the perfect outdoor space for these homeowners.  This one of a kind space features a natural stone grill island, dining space, fire bowl, custom cut stone benches, water features, and custom built cedar arbors.  For such a small space, this project make a big impression.

Products Used:

  • Walls – Highland Stone (Mocha)
  • Steps – Highland Stone (Mocha)
  • Pavers –
    • Urbana (Brittany Beige)
    • Mega Arbel (Brittany Beige)
    • Urbana (Cotswold Mist) border
  • Natural Stone – Wild Horse Snapped veneer

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

Hardscape – Indigenous Landscaping

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Project Spotlight – Private Residence

2017-april

Project Overview:

This outdoor makeover, completed by CM’s A Cut Above, turned a once-tired patio space into a one of a kind outdoor experience.  Featuring multiple seating areas, water feature, and fresh landscaping; this homeowner’s backyard is now the envy of the neighborhood.

Products Used:

  • Walls – Highland Stone Mocha with Moonlight Caps
  • Steps – Highland Stone (Mocha)
  • Pavers –
    • Charleston (Mahogany)
    • Charleston Circle Kit (Mahogany)

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

Hardscape – CM’s A Cut Above

Project Start/Completion Dates:

March 2015 – May 2015

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Project Spotlight – Private Residence, Linden Estates

2017-mar

Project Overview:

Located in the Linden Estates neighborhood of Omaha, this Grace Custom Home features some of the best products that Watkins has to offer.  From the beautiful brick and stone exterior, to the luxurious backyard retreat, this home is truly a getaway in its own.

Products Used:

  • Brick – Cherokee Ole Savannah Tumbled
  • Stone – EW Woods Blend Snapped
  • Pavers –
    • Belgard Urbana (aspen blend)
    • Belgard Mega Arbel (Brittany beige)
  • Pool Coping – Custom Cut EW Gold Coping
  • Steps – Custom Cut EW Gold Steps

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • Home – Grace Custom Homes
  • Hardscape – Indigenous Landscaping

Location: Linden Estates – Omaha, NE

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Project Spotlight – Private Residence, Gretna, NE

2017-feb

Project Overview:

This was one of the projects featured in the 2015 Watkins Ultimate Backyard Challenge. It features a nice blend of hardscape and softscape into one unique space. The pergola adds some dimension to this outdoor space giving the illusion of an outdoor room. The paver banding detail helps define the different spaces within the patio.

Products Used:

  • Highland Stone Freestanding Walls, Fire Pit, and Pillars (Mocha)
  • Belgard Urbana Pavers (Aspen Blend & Ashbury Haze)
  • Aux Vases Natural Stone Cap
  • Natural Stone Steps

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • Elkhorn Lawn Care

Location: Gretna, NE

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Project Spotlight – Private Residence, Bellevue, NE

2016-dec-1

Products Used:

The brick and natural stone for this house:

  • Earthworks Tumbled Stone Thin Veneer (Harvest Mix)
  • Cherokee ES Thin Brick (Riverstown)
  • Earthworks Custom Cut Sills and profiled window surround (Aux Vases)

The hardscape materials for this house:

  • Belgard Mega Arbel (Aspen Blend)
  • Belgard Mega Stone (Brookstone Slate)
  • Belgard Urbana (Ashbusy Haze)
  • Belgard Mega Lafitt (Brittany Beige)
  • Belgard Weston Stone (Brittany Beige)
  • Belgard Mega Bergerac (Brittany Beige)
  • Belgard Charleston Tumbled (Cambry Tan)
  • Earthworks Custom Cut Sills and Caps (Aux Vases)
  • Pine Hall Old Towne Pavers

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • Dick Lind – Builder
  • Indigenous Landscaping – Hardscape Installer
  • Simonson Masonry – Mason

Location: Bellevue, NE

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Project Spotlight – Private Residence, Omaha, NE

2016-nov

Products Used:

  • Belgard – Lafitt Rustic Slab (aspen blend)
  • Anchor – Highland Stone (adobe)
  • Earthworks – Aux Vases Pier Caps
  • Belgard – Landings Step Unit (moonlight)
  • Semco – Black Hills Supreme Flagstone
  • Belgard – Charleston Tumbled (charcoal)
  • Belgard – Bullnose Coping (charcoal)

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • Kloos Kutters – Installer

Location: Omaha, NE

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Project Spotlight – Brick & Natural Stone Old World Charm

2016-sept

Products Used:

  • Earthworks Aux Vases Snapped Dimensional Full Veneer Stone
  • Front Stoop Aux Vases Buff Custom Cut Stone Pavers
  • Cherokee Shellman Bluff Modular Brick & Brick Special Shapes
  • Anchor Vertica Pro Straight Mocha
  • Driveway – Cloud Ceramics Clay Pavers

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • Designer – D3 Interiors
  • Mason – Masonry Builders, Inc.
  • Hardscape – Linhart Construction

Location: Omaha, NE

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Product Spotlight – Natural Stone Fire Pit Kit

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How to Use:
Available in 2 sizes: 15″ tall and 18″ tall, this 48″ outside diameter fire pit comes with pre-cut stones and caps for simple installation. Also included in this kit is a metal burn ring. Can be used as a wood burning pit, or have a professional install a gas line.

DIY or Professional Use: Perfect product for professional use, but simple enough for a DIY weekend project.

Project Spotlight – Harney Place at Midtown

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Project Overview:
Mark Torczon with BHI Development was striving for a way to bring old world charm and modern day elegance together in his unique Harney street project. Nestled in the heart of mid-town this 32 unit project is going to appeal to everyone. With secure underground parking, a grand foyer and spacious modern floorplans for each unit this will become a great place to call home.

Products Used:

  • Acme Brick:
    • Main Color – Old Towne Modular
    • Accent Color – Charcoal Grey
  • Earthworks EW Gold Snapped Dimensional Stone
  • Anchor Vertica Pro Straight Sahara

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • BHI Development – Developer / Contractor
  • D3 Interiors – Designer
  • Studio 951 – Architect

Location:
Harney Place at Midtown
3327 Harney Street, Omaha. NE

Project Start/Completion Dates:
Mach 2015 – August 2016

Project Spotlight – Chateau at Hillsborough

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Project Overview:
The Chateau at Hillsborough is Northwest Omaha’s newest, luxury apartment community featuring spacious one and two bedroom apartments.
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Tucked away on eight acres in Northwest Omaha, Cháteau at Hillsborough offers the feeling of a small, secluded community without straying too far from the best shopping, dining, and recreation in Omaha. Boasting brand new custom construction featuring Watkins Concrete Block Company, StoneCraft manufactured stone and Glen-Gery brick and Watkins produced Anchor retaining wall products.

Products Used:

  • StoneCraft Tennesee Ledgestone
  • StoneCraft Chardonnay Ledgestone
  • Glen-Gery Hawthorne Engineer Kingsize Brick
  • Anchor Vertica Pro Straight Mocha

Contractors/Designers/Architects Involved:

  • Apollo Building Corp.
  • Barry Larson & Son, Inc. – general contractor
  • Stanley J How Architects – architect
  • The Interior Design Firm – designers
  • Seldin Company – property manager

Location:
The Chateau at Hillsborough
4804 North 133rd Plaza

Project Start/Completion Dates:
November 2014 – September 2016