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How to Paint Your Countertops – 10 Transformations


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If your counters are in good shape but just a bit (or a lot!) outdated, we’ll show you a budget-friendly way to update them. Today we’re talking about how to paint your countertops! 

Counters are one of the biggest statement pieces in your kitchen or your bathroom – and that’s great if you have new, beautiful countertops. But for those counters that are old and outdated, they can be a real eye sore! Lucky for everyone, there is a budget-friendly solution!

Today we’re sharing 10 before and after images of some amazing transformations that all started with some paint. Click the links below the images to be taken to the painted countertop tutorials.

How to Paint Your Countertops

1. Itching for a kitchen remodel, but can’t afford natural stone countertops? Learn how to paint your kitchen counters to get the high-end look of granite. Tutorial from DIY Network.

2. These painted kitchen counters + the painted cabinets make this kitchen look brand new! From The Thome Home.

3. Carrara Marble is so hot right now, but it is suuuuuuper pricey and so hard to take care of! Fake it for a fraction of the cost by learning how to paint a faux carrara marble. From In My Own Style.

4. From pink to black, these painted kitchen counters are beautiful! From French Garden House.

5. Did you know there is a spray paint method? Bright Green Door shows off the great results you can get from spray painting your bathroom counters.

6. Soapstone sure is beautiful, but it is awfully pricey! Assortment Blog shows us the awesome result of some plywood painted in chalkboard paint + sealing paste. Isn’t this painted kitchen counter gorgeous?

7. Did you know you could make your own concrete counters? Check out this concrete counter DIY from A Beautiful Mess.

8. Gorgeous Shiny Things calls this Phase 1 of the Cheapest Kitchen Renovation Ever! Those faux marble counters look amazing!

9. Speckled yellow, dull counters turned shiny bright and white! Tutorial on Remodelaholic from Designing Dawn

10. I love everything about this kitchen transformation! Isn’t it stunning? From Giani.

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I hope you found this helpful! Now go start painting! 

This post originally published in February 2011. It was updated in January 2016. 

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