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Why Choose a Slate Sink

Friday March, 2019

There’s no denying that a slate sink makes a striking first impression in your kitchen. The color options and custom design will be a focal point of the space. However, appearance alone isn’t the only reason to go with slate. Design Variety Slate has a variety of colors and patterns, from the neutral black and… Continue reading Why Choose a Slate Sink

2019 Top Kitchen Trends

Tuesday March, 2019

It’s the beginning of a brand-new year, and with that comes exciting kitchen trends and products. Because the kitchen is one of the most-used rooms in the home, the space should have elements that excite you, but also simplify the necessary work. How do the 2019 trends meet these goals? Let’s find out! Color of… Continue reading 2019 Top Kitchen Trends

Slate Countertops 101

Saturday August, 2017

Slate Countertops 101 At Garden State Soapstone ™, we love using natural stone for home renovations. One of our favorite materials is slate. Though slate has been used throughout the home for quite a while, using slate is a relatively new way to think about countertops. It’s beautiful, sustainable, and maintenance free. Most of our… Continue reading Slate Countertops 101

Updating Your Bathroom?

Friday April, 2017

Updating Your Bathroom? Don’t know where to begin? There’s a lot involved in a bathroom renovation, but once you pick a starting point, the rest falls into place. What’s Your Material? The material, or materials, you choose suggest an overall style. If you’re looking for contemporary, you might pick soapstone. If you’re looking for elegant,… Continue reading Updating Your Bathroom?

Soapstone and Slate Fireplace Designs

Tuesday November, 2015

Design a Fireplace Perfect for Your Home The weather is chilly. The days are short. It’s starting to feel like winter (But wait…Winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21!). Whether you’re a stickler for dates or not, we can all agree that it’s not just sweater weather anymore. If you’re spending more time inside, your… Continue reading Soapstone and Slate Fireplace Designs

New Use for Potholders

Wednesday May, 2011

Protect Your Bathroom Counters with Silicone Potholder Check out this clever use from lifehacker… Who says potholders are just for the kitchen? Silicone potholders can be used anywhere you need to protect a surface. Here, they’re being used to prevent heat marks on a bathroom counter from curling irons and other personal appliances. Why They… Continue reading New Use for Potholders

Dining by Design

Monday April, 2011

Dining By Design Dining by Design: My favorite time of year! From Architectural Digest As one of the nation’s largest supporters of HIV/AIDS service and preventive awareness, DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises millions of dollars each year through its fundraising efforts within the design community. Dining by Design—the organization’s signature event, now in… Continue reading Dining by Design

Garden State Soapstone ™ is now LIVE: Soapstone Videos!

Monday April, 2011

Garden State Soapstone ™: Soapstone Videos Check out our Garden State Soapstone ™ video, now on YouTube and our website. Additionally, our soapstone videos include on-site fabrication, template, and installations. Our materials span beyond soapstone; we also use slate, wood, and marble. Schedule an appointment, request a quote order samples online, or contact us on… Continue reading Garden State Soapstone ™ is now LIVE: Soapstone Videos!

Soapstone Isn’t Just For Countertops: Soapstone Uses

Wednesday April, 2011

Soapstone Isn’t Just for Countertops: Soapstone Uses I was approached by a company, Amit Exports, Agra India and want to share their creations with you, and additional soapstone uses. They are a wholesale quantity manufacturer for hand-crafted Tablewares, Dinnerwares, and more. Amit Exports was established in 1990 and today is India’s leading producer and exporter of… Continue reading Soapstone Isn’t Just For Countertops: Soapstone Uses