7 Unusual Kitchen Countertops That Totally Work

7 Unusual Kitchen Countertops That Totally Work

Penny countertop

Is your kitchen feeling a little bit boring? We feel your pain. Sometimes you want a space that stands out and makes a statement. If you're in that boat, consider making an upgrade to your kitchen countertops. There are plenty of ways you can upgrade them to make your space feel brand new — and we're not just talking marble or quartz. How about pennies, chalkboard, or copper?

Here are a few more offbeat ideas to get you started.

  • Penny Countertops - Domestic Imperfection: What do you do with all those pennies you've collected? If you're feeling ambitious, they can easily be turned into a unique countertop.
  • Recycled Sea Glass Mosaic - Simply Irresistible Designs: Mosaic countertops aren't necessarily new, but this recycled sea glass one is still stunning.
  • Cork Countertops - Living Spaces Maine: We're not sure exactly how these cork countertops were created, but because they're part of the wet bar, we're hoping they were made from slices of wine corks.
  • DIY Glitter Countertop - Making Nice in the Midwest: A glitter and epoxy countertop isn't right for every kitchen, but in a cheeky retro kitchen, it's a home run. Of course, you can also just use it on a bar countertop instead of the full kitchen.
  • Glowing Quartz - Marble of the World: We've seen plenty of quartz countertops in our day, but this glowing quartz counter is a thing of beauty!
  • DIY Copper Counters - Lilledale: Copper counters might seem cost-prohibitive, until you realize you can do them yourself. Just be sure you get the right materials and follow this tutorial.
  • Chalkboard Counters - Assortment: Chalkboard walls and fridges might be more common, but a little chalkboard paint is the perfect way to dress up outdated countertops.
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