Don’t like your countertops but don’t have the budget for new ones? These DIY countertop ideas are a great alternative to buying new ones. Plus, not only are they amazingly beautiful but they are cheap to make, too!
11 Amazing DIY Countertop Ideas
One of my favorite room makeovers from the past year has got to be our DIY laundry room makeover. Not only did it turn out beautifully, but the functionality of the space has made a big difference to our daily lives. To me, the biggest improvement in our laundry room was our DIY countertop that has allowed me to easily fold laundry right out of the dryer. It got me to thinking – what other DIY countertops have my blogger friends made over the year? And so I have compiled a list of the best DIY countertop ideas that you can try in your own home!
Build Your Own Wood Countertop
Love the look of butcher block but not the price tag? Then build your own!
How to Build and Protect a Wood Vanity Top via Houseful of Handmade
DIY Concrete Countertop
Concrete countertops are very trendy these days and add a cool industrial feel to a kitchen, bathroom or laundry room. Learn how to make your own in only a few days with this tutorial.
DIY Concrete Countertop via h2o Bungalow
Paint a Laminate Countertop
If you’re on the fence about replacing your existing laminate countertops, try painting them first. When done right and properly sealed, it looks really great!
How to Paint a Laminate Countertop via Postcards from the Ridge
Contact Paper Kitchen Counter
How amazing is this before and after? Using contact paper you can easily, quickly and very cheaply achieve the look of granite or marble.
Contact Paper Kitchen Counter via The Handyman’s Daughter
DIY Wood Countertop
This DIY wood countertop is beautiful and definitely a more budget friendly option that other types of counters.
How to Make a DIY Wood Countertop via Artsy Chicks Rule
DIY Wood Plank Countertop
My own DIY wood plank countertop took only a few hours to make and completely transformed our laundry room.
DIY Wood Plank Laundry Room Countertop via Jenna Kate at Home
Update Laminate Counters with Paint
This is another great tutorial on how to achieve a granite look on old laminate countertops using paint.
Update Laminate Countertops with Paint via blue i style
Make Laminate Look Like Stone
Soapstone is a beautiful natural stone but the price (and maintenance!) can be off-putting. This tutorial will show you how to achieve the look for a fraction of the price.
How to Make Laminate Countertops Look Like Stone for Only $15 via Rain on a Tin Roof
Looking for a very different alternative to your regular ol’ counter tops? How about this upholstered countertop look?
DIY Countertops: Upholstered Countertop for Built-In Cabinets via Rain on a Tin Roof
DIY Granite Countertops
Learn the proper technique to achieve a DIY granite countertop in your kitchen.
DIY Granite Countertops via The Honeycomb Home
Faux Carrara Marble
Want marble but it’s just completely out of the budget? Or maybe you’re not sure the all-white look is for you. Try this technique first and see how it looks!
Painting Kitchen Countertops to Look Like Carrara Marble via In My Own Style
Wow! So many amazing budget-friendly ideas for DIY countertops in your home. Whether it’s your kitchen, bathroom or laundry room, I think you’ll find ideas here to help you achieve the look you’re after!