We seem to like either soapstone or marble-like countertops. Liked this wood color as well. Original description: flannel-gray soapstone countertop in rustic ranch-style kitchen - looking for countertops
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Another Pinner wrote: Look at Scott & Allie's kitchen remodel, complete with affordable Formica Soapstone Sequoia counter tops. -I LOVE these counter tops!
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