Published at Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 21:31:56 PM by admin. Kitchen. Soapstone is a natural, metamorphic rock whose geologic name is steatite. It gets its moniker and soapy feel from the talc in the stone. In fact, it is this talc content that distinguishes the two main types of soapstone: architectural and artistic. Artistic soapstone is softer and is very easy to carve thanks to its high talc content.
Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:28:33 PM by admin. Kitchen. Yes, open shelves are still a big decorating thing, which you should be happy to hear! In a galley kitchen, replacing the top set of cabinets with open shelves will make your space seem bigger and airier without that solid wall of boxes. And you‘ll have all that space for decorating.
Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:17:25 PM by admin. Kitchen. Speaking of granite, soapstone is a softer stone and is cut into smaller slabs. Consequently, large areas‐typically more than 7 feet‐will require more than one piece and will have seams. The larger slabs of architectural grade come from Brazil, according to Sierra Soapstone, but it is also quarried in India and parts of the east coast of the US, such as Appalachia and Vermont.
Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:10:19 PM by admin. Kitchen. It‘s the hub of the home and where we typically spend the most time, so that‘s why new kitchen trends and innovations draw the most interest. Anything that can make work easier, storage better and cooking faster will enhance your time in the kitchen. Besides, some of the latest technology is just plain cool.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:36:32 PM by admin. Kitchen. The minimalist kitchen design also includes a folding shelf that can be turned up to hide small items on the shelf, or be folded down for extra handy storage space while working at the counter. The shelving also has moveable hooks along the bottom for hanging kitchen cloths or utensils.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:33:13 PM by admin. Kitchen. When it comes to kitchen countertops, natural materials might be the most popular option, but they are certainly not always the most affordable. Enter solid surface countertops like Corian, which have become increasingly popular thanks to their easy‐care nature and more affordable price points.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:31:56 PM by admin. Kitchen. When a space is lined with cabinets, it‘s only natural that you would think about how to personalize them. Consider painting the top set a nice light color and the bottom set a darker hue. The transformation of your galley kitchen will take you by surprise.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:28:29 PM by admin. Kitchen. Stone is one of the most popular kitchen surfaces and among all the options, soapstone countertops may be the most durable and generally care‐free. These totally natural countertops develop their own patina and character over time. As with most countertop materials, it‘s important to research the pros and cons before investing in a particular type of material.