Or Maybe Penny Countertops???

I declare….will I ever finish Lucille’s counters??? I really liked the original plan, but since my contractor skipped town w/out completing the job I’ve been a wee bit hesitant to invest more money. I found a good product by Daisch, but I’m just not a fan of the color….it’s a bit bland for my taste.

I’d posted something on Pinterest ages ago for the vanity backsplash: pennies! Then today while I was rummaging around Pinterest I ran across a DIY countertop w/pennies. I’m sure I’ve seen them a gazillion times – the idea just never clicked

I figured the best way to see if I liked the look was to grab a bag of pennies & go check it out! Obviously I need a bunch more pennies, but I think I like it!




Brown Bag Counter Tops!

Keep it simple.

Brown Bag Counter Tops

No really! Haha. I sent this to my mom one night and she called me right away and was instantly hooked. Found this while browsing on pinterest of course. 🙂
It’s quite simple. You hate your counter tops but think it will be a fortune to re-do. WRONG!
Read on and see… 🙂
What you will need:

  • A roll of contractor brown paper ( Found it @ Lowes near paint supplies for like 10 bucks)
  • Elmer’s Glue (got a gallon at Lowes for 10 something)
  • Sand paper (if you need it! if you already have a flat surface with no holes you will not need this)
  • A bucket for mixing. (Used a butter dish but a bigger container may be easier- such as a paint tray)
  • Something to stir with. (As you can see a butter knife worked fine- it’s elmers glue it comes off so…

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