Using Stone as Art

When most people think of granite, onyx, soapstone, etc. they usually envision countertops, showers, fireplaces, and floors. But there’s a new trend out there that is opening peoples minds to the possibility of using stone as and art piece. Yes, the very same picture that hangs on your wall could be replaced with a beautiful […]

Granite, Quartz, or Marble: Which Stone is Right For You?

Picking out a material for your countertops can be daunting! There’s quartz, granite, soapstone, marble, and more! Not to mention, you have to pick out your edging, finish (see Ali’s post about leathered finishes), backsplash, and color matching it to your cabinets and floors (sometimes even your sink). It can all be a bit overwhelming, […]

The Scoop on Soapstone

Soapstone has been used for hundreds of years in old farmhouses across the world. It’s personally one of my favorite materials, aside from marble. It has a lot of spectacular features, but it’s not for everybody. If you’re someone who needs everything in your home neat and tidy, and with no surprises, then Soapstone may […]