Updating kitchen counters
But you can DIY a surface makeover or facelift on your laminate countertops that mimics the look you want!Here are four budget-friendly laminate countertop upgrades that you can do yourself without having to replace the countertops themselves: Using specific products (detailed within the DIY instructions linked to the photo), you can turn your laminate countertops into sleek and chic concrete counters.This is an incredibly affordable option that any beginning DIY’er can accomplish!And here are some more examples of what a little paint can do to breathe new life into your counters!
Some people are lucky enough to mince garlic atop custom countertops that match the style of their dreams; others may chop leafy greens on unsightly surfaces straight from the 80s (or worse).
Using acrylic paints, a faux painting sponge technique, and a finishing product called Envirotex Lite, boring cream countertops were transformed into this textural, more durable facade.
(The use of a blowtorch helps in the countertops’ resiliency.) The beauty of this DIY method is that you have the opportunity to choose any colorway you want for your kitchen countertops, including subtle flecks or striations similar to those you find in real granite..
Well never fear, today we are going to explore several ways to update your kitchen counters on a budget! Creative Kristi provides a fantastic video tutorial on how to paint your counters to resemble granite using simple acrylic craft paints and a high gloss sealer.
Don’t they look amazingly similar to the real deal?