13 Ways to Transform Your Countertops Without Replacing Them

You might want to totally rethink your countertops when you see what these geniuses did!

By Hometalk Highlights

Lay marble tiles on top of your counter

Lay marble tiles on top of your laminate countertop for a glossy high-end finish.

Get a marble-style look by layering concrete

Mix some colorant into some areas of your concrete cover, to add depth & texture - like marble.

Paint them to look like granite

This may start off splotchy, but just try it over ugly laminate counters - stunning!

Give them the brown paper bag treatment

You know those popular paper bag floors? You can do the same thing to cover ugly countertops!

Replace countertops with smooth concrete

Pouring your own concrete countertops takes a bit of work, but the low cost makes it a win.

Or coat them with a rough concrete cover

Instead of pouring new countertops, cover yours with concrete for a natural stoney look.

Change the color with tinted cement

If you're looking for a more colorful redo, try tinted cement in any bright color you can dream of.

Tile the top with pennies

Empty your piggy bank and turn all of those shiny pennies into a show-stopping counter.

Make glossy marble veins with a spray bottle

This clever paint and spray bottle technique really looks like cloudy veins of marble.

Paint them into fun & functional chalkboards

Cover countertops in chalkboard paint to get sleek black surfaces that are also super useful.

Cover old countertops in contact paper

For the simplest & cleanest option, just cover your countertops in pretty patterned contact paper.

Spray them with Rustoleum Stone spray paint

This stone style spray paint will add instant texture to countertops - it's like magic!

Sponge paint them for a textured stone look

Using 6 or 7 paint colors, sponge a whole collage of color onto countertops for a faux granite look.