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Okay, yes you read the article title correctly! You can really transform your kitchen countertops for under $30.
So, you may be asking how? I promise you it’s possible! It’s perfect if you are renting and cannot change the countertops or if you are like me and cannot stand your existing countertops and are looking for a budget friendly option for “replacing” your existing kitchen countertops.
So let me give you a little background. We bought out home almost two years ago now and the condition of the house was definitely not the best. Our kitchen was okay but it definitely needed some work. We painted our kitchen cabinets and installed new hardware and it already made the biggest difference.
We know, sooner then later we are going to do major work to our kitchen so installing any new cabinetry and countertops was not an option for us. So we were still stuck with these hideous 1960s countertops that literally looked awful. They have this pattern of like scotch tape that is being pulled up! Can anyone else relate?!
Do you love the look of marble?! Yes me too!! But did you know that the average cost of a marble countertop is $60 per square foot. So there was no point of putting down new countertops just to replace them AGAIN in the next 5 years. So I researching and I came across this Faux Marble contact paper. The reviews were great and peoples Before and After pictures were so great that I HAD to give this a try! What was the worst thing what would happen? I pulled them up!
So I ordered it along with this took which helps you cut around the sink, outlets and anywhere else you need to cut excess off . This tool is awesome and I highly recommend for this project.
& here is the finished result! This project is such an easy DIY, the hardest part is laying down the contact paper and smoothing it out to achieve as little bubbles as possible.
Overall, the finished look is AMAZING and I am glad I did this! Lets see how they hold up.
Let me know if you have any questions, I am always happy to help!
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