Types of Wood for Kitchen Countertops

Monday March, 2023

Today we’re talking about wood species for kitchen countertops. There are so many options out there, but we’ll share the five popular types offered at Garden State Soapstone, Slate, & Wood Countertops: Granadillo, Mango, Teak, Monkeypod, and Black Walnut. Each type has its own unique characteristics that can help you create a beautiful and practical kitchen space. … Continue reading Types of Wood for Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen Trends to Look for in 2023

Wednesday March, 2023

Kitchen trends can be controversial: you probably don’t want your kitchen to be trendy, because it’s one of the largest investments in your home. Even if a trend is beautiful, you wouldn’t want to risk looking dated within two years.  But if you happen to be renovating in 2023, here are a few trends that… Continue reading Kitchen Trends to Look for in 2023

All About Slate

Tuesday February, 2023

As the trends around natural, sustainable stone continue to grow, slate is an easy choice for both homes and businesses. It is a durable and stylish choice that can add a touch of elegance to any room. The dark colors coordinate with a variety of design choices, making it more classic than trendy. There are… Continue reading All About Slate

2023: Colors of the Year

Tuesday January, 2023

2023 will be the year of pink, with several top brands choosing surprising variations of the color from all ends of the spectrum. Of course, the color of the year doesn’t mean you change all the décor in your home to match. These color trends just show what will be popular in fashion and home… Continue reading 2023: Colors of the Year

Designing a Custom Table

Wednesday December, 2022

With the holidays upon us, you may have realized that you need a different dining plan next year. Maybe you have a vision for a holiday dinner party that represents your style. Maybe you want to build a collection of furniture to pass on to your children – and you want to make sure you’re… Continue reading Designing a Custom Table

The Best of 2022

Tuesday December, 2022

Another year is coming to a close, and we wanted to share a few of our favorite projects, demonstrating the variety of materials and design options we offer. From shipping slabs to South Carolina to installing beautiful outdoor kitchens in Cape May, Garden State Soapstone continues to expand our services and craftsmanship. Let us know… Continue reading The Best of 2022

Why Choose Soapstone or Slate

Friday October, 2022

At Garden State Soapstone, we love natural materials everywhere in your home. Soapstone and slate have characteristics that translate into benefits for every room in your house, from the kitchen to bathrooms to your patio. For Your Kitchen:  Natural stone is always a popular choice for a kitchen, but homeowners often overlook soapstone and slate… Continue reading Why Choose Soapstone or Slate

Kitchen Trends For 2022

Thursday February, 2022

Design experts and decorators have looked at the upcoming trends and stated that sustainability and usefulness will be a huge part of the decor themes. Colors will play a huge part this year, especially pops of bright color to really bring attention to the space. Meanwhile the pandemic and the growing, changing needs of homeowners… Continue reading Kitchen Trends For 2022

The Versatility of Soapstone

Monday January, 2022

Looking for a new kitchen surface that will be durable, easy to maintain, and look beautiful even years after installation? Look no further than soapstone, an all-natural material that should be on the top of your list for countertop considerations. With its rustic appearance and soapy feel, it’s quickly becoming the go-to for renovators and… Continue reading The Versatility of Soapstone

Soapstone for Every Home Style

Wednesday March, 2021

Homeowners and designers love the versatility of natural stone throughout their home, and soapstone is one of the most versatile. Unlike granite, which has a distinctly contemporary feel, soapstone has a place in nearly every home décor style. What’s your style? Where have you seen soapstone work well? Keep reading for inspiration! Farmhouse Because of… Continue reading Soapstone for Every Home Style

Caring for Wood Countertops

Monday March, 2021

Do you have a wood countertop in your home? Maybe you’re planning to install one this year? While some wood requires a little more maintenance than a stone countertop, homeowners love the warmth it adds to a kitchen. With these few tips, you’ll be able to maintain beautiful wood countertops without hassle and enjoy them for years… Continue reading Caring for Wood Countertops

Home Color Trends for 2021

Thursday February, 2021

If you’re tired of looking at the same colors in your home, or you want to change the color of the wall behind your face on Zoom calls, maybe you need a little inspiration. Each year the top voices in design and color announce their choice for the Color of the Year, and why they… Continue reading Home Color Trends for 2021

2021 Resolutions for Your Home

Friday January, 2021

This new year feels different than any other before. After 2020 many of us are giving up resolutions entirely, opting for survival instead. But we can all agree that home has become more important than ever, so if we’re going to have any goals, home is a great place to start. Some families took their… Continue reading 2021 Resolutions for Your Home