After we’d let the exhaust fan run for a few minutes, it was time to bring in the new countertop!
If you’ve been paying really close attention, you might already know we’ve been planning on using butcher block for our vanity top in the master bath.
I’m literally looking around our house right now for other hunks of wood I can stain this glorious rich color.
We searched high and low for an affordable butcher block dealer in our area, but by far the best option was the $39 LAGAN countertop from IKEA.
The smallest piece they had was a few inches too wide and several inches too long, so Stephen got out the circular saw and trimmed it up. 🙂 Before staining and sealing the countertop, we wanted to make all the cuts necessary.
I have seen these used to update kitchen countertops too!
Take a look at the other projects I did for this rental bathroom makeover for under $100.
Step 4 – Repeat the process for the any other areas that were not covered.
Just overlap the contact paper slightly on the edges. Step 5 – Cut around the sink and faucets using the exacto knife.Are you as excited as I am to see this baby in its new home?! If you have been following my rental bath makeover, you know the biggest eyesore in there was the old yellow counter. Remember it is a rental and everything is temporary!It was pretty nasty too from years of damage and no amount of elbow grease was making it look better. When we leave, it will need to possibly go back to its former yellow glory – It was a pretty straight forward project.Step 1 – Wipe down and clean the entire countertop with your choice of cleaner and do a final wipe down with rubbing alcohol.The best part is everything is temporary and removable – even this towel shelf and hook!