Category Archives: Finishes

Soapstone Counters

Hi!  With the new baby, I’m a little behind on my posts.  Kitchen and mudroom countertops have been installed for some time now.  We chose black soapstone in both locations for its beauty (cream veins, gray chalky appearance or waxed to a dark luster) and material characteristics (non-porous, heat tolerant, non-reactive to acids like lemon juice and other chemicals).  It’s also historically accurate for the age of our home, as it is one of the oldest stone countertop materials used in the US.

One of the slabs we selected

Apologies for my brevity – I only have a few minutes while our sweet baby boy naps!  Continue reading

Interior Paint Colors

This post is as much for myself as for anybody else (so I remember when it comes time to do touch-ups)!  😉

Double trouble at the paint store

For interior colors, back in 2016, Blaine gave me an eDesign Colour Consultation for my birthday.   It’s some of the best money we’ve spent on the project.  It gives peace of mind that our colors work well with our lighting, flooring, furniture, countertops, and other permanent surfaces.   Continue reading