DIY Kitchen Makeover on a Budget. Before and After. Giani Granite Countertop Paint kits transform existing counters to the look of natural stone and Nuvo Cabinet Paint is a one-day makeover process. www.gianigranite.com
Rust-Oleum’s new Countertop Transformations coating system (available at home centers and some hardware stores) is a simple way to transform worn or damaged laminate countertops into a new countertop surface. The product is available in five colors ranging from light to very dark (for this project we chose Charcoal). Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/countertops/ideas-for-the-kitchen-renew-kitchen-countertops/view-all#ixzz3RcUPuP56
Great gift idea... Use air drying clay, roll out to a thickness of 1/4" min. then roll a doily onto the clay to leave an impression of the lace. Cut into a circle and place in a bowl to dry, seal and use for a non-food use.