Kitchen Counter Makeover With Paint

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I'm new to this DIY thing. This time I took on something that I was super worried about doing, but I went for it and did it myself!! I painted my kitchen counter tops. And here is how I did it, take a look!
The counter was originally a light blue with a bit of pink
First thing I did was I taped off all of the edges so I can paint neatly.
I then applied a layer of primer. I used black primer which apparently is only available online.
Then, I sponged on a dark gray acrylic paint to begin the marbleized look, it's looking good so far!
Then I added in a metallic gold as well. It is getting there...
And then I added a metallic silver to the mix.
Finally I added 3 coats of semi gloss polycrylic.
I'm still waiting for it to completely dry so I can't put anything back up until tomorrow.
And it is all done, how great does it look?
The finished counter top- hope you like it as much as I do!

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  • Wendy Wendy on Mar 15, 2019

    Is it heat resistant?

  • Trisha Frederick Trisha Frederick on Mar 15, 2019

    Did you sand your countertop before priming? Also is the poly a food grade if food touches the counter top?

  • Deborah Deborah on Mar 17, 2019

    I have a few scratches on my be ch tops. Will this make a difference to the outcome.


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