Vickie Treece
Vickie Treece
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  • Texarkana, TX

Kitchen Counter Makeover


I had ugly white counter tops and wanted new ones, but the price of new ones were way more than I could afford right now, so I made myself new counter tops for about $50
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This is what my counter tops looked like when I started. (excuse the broken covers, have new ones, just not on yet lol)
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Then I used equal parts elmers glue all and water, brown contractors paper torn in pieces and wadded up. Unwrinkle paper, dip into glue solution and flatten to top of counter.
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After it dried overnight, this is what it looks like
kitchen counter makeover, countertops, kitchen design
I bought a pint of Wood Stain and had it tinted to Hunter Green
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I bought a Martha Stewart sponge for the tint
kitchen counter makeover, countertops, kitchen design
using a dobbing technique I took the green and dobbed onto paper covered counter top
kitchen counter makeover, countertops, kitchen design
coated with several coats of polyurethane. I used floor grade because the wear and tear is better.
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Finished product close up
kitchen counter makeover, countertops, kitchen design
Done....... pictures are quite deceiving because it actually looks like marble. Camera picked up each tiny bit of light.

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