Turn a dull concrete stoop into a showpiece by capping the treads and risers with stone. The risers can be clad in gray natural granite veneers. Other DIY capping options include clay Saltillo, split-brick, and limestone pavers.
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.