While painting the countertops is just an intermediate step to tide us over until we do our full kitchen remodel in the next year or so, you can’t beat $20 for this transformation! It looks SO much better with our decor. What can I say, we are just not pink countertop people. I honestly can’t think of any reason why people are living with laminate countertops they don’t like the color of. $20 and two hours will get you new-looking countertops. In fact, this whole kitchen revamp cost less than $110.
The cabinet primer and paint came to $66. The roman shade cost $22. And the countertop paint cost $20. Making the grand total $108!! A lot cheaper than buying new cabinets and countertops and it definitely makes the space feel more “us” until we DO have the funds for a reno.
I can’t report on the durability of the countertop paint just yet, but I will say at certain angles you can see roller marks. I took a video this morning so you can get a better idea of the paint color, sheen and some of those brush strokes. I also caught a little Greta in the vid:
Overall, we are giddy. We can totally live with these countertops for now. What do you think?
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