Oh good Lord, she's painting again!DSC01092I knew that I wanted to paint the countertops with acrylic, but had to choose a pattern. I really loved that people on Pinterest were getting such great results achieving a granite look with acrylic paint. This was the way I wanted to proceed. I went to the Home Depot and got samples of stone that I liked. I got the free samples of the laminate, but you can purchase actual small pieces of granite or stone. Then, I went to the local craft store and choose 10 colors to match them, several sponges and a couple of brushes.

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My eyes hurt just looking at these countertops. After a day of cooking on them, my eyes were actually tired.

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We have finally reached countertops! After doing pretty extensive research on low cost counter ideas, I decided that I would paint the countertops. For the full breakdown of ideas and costs for countertops, have a look at our article Countertop Research and Information.

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