And it's the exact shade as the stain on the hardwood floor. Which is the exact stain as the seat part of the barstools. Oh, the 90s.
Anywho, with us living on one income, the days of granite countertops 'because I want them and I want them now' are behind us. One day I will have those beauts...but that day is not today. So, I started searching Pinterest and 7 hours later am totally convinced that painting them could be a pretty sweet alternative. And if it doesn't work out, then we'll just replace them...eventually!
Here are some of my inspiration photos:
These aren't painted countertops - just inspiration. And clearly, I'm leaning towards black countertops and more modern cabinet hardware. I know this isn't groundbreaking design here, but I just really want to make sure that black will work for me. I have been known to change my mind. Once or five times.
As far as how I'm going to do it, I was considering the Rustoleum Countertop Transformations product but was looking here and there are terrible reviews. However, I also found this blog post that has a great tutorial - and you get to use a blow torch.