Swap out your dated countertops. If you love your cabinets, and your countertops are in good condition, but have a less than pristine look to them, find a way to freshen them up. Paint is a great option, you can give different effects, a marbled finish or even chalkboard paint, so that you can leave little notes to your sweetie. Have some extra coins laying about, you can utilize your extra pennies (remember to keep them heads up for good luck), over old laminate in smaller areas, to refresh a bar top for example. If you are interested in a more earthy look and you are fairly handy you can install do it yourself butcher block counters. But if you are interested in a more industrial effect, faux concrete counter is a wonderful option.
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7 Countertop Upgrades that Don’t Require a Remodel