Can Laminate be Sexy?
A big resounding YES! to that question! Not everyone has a big fat budget for a kitchen renovation, and lets face it, kitchen counter tops can a take a good chunk of that budget when you are looking at granite, marble or quartz. During my time at BlogtourVegas this past February, I got to meet another sponsor - the fine people at Formica, who specialize in kitchen countertops. Below are 3 trends that totally revolutionize the way you will look at laminate countertops from here on in. Trend 1: Soft Stones Soft Stones feature subtle veining and lyrical movement down the length of the surface. The new Flow patterns ― 6699-46 Sand Flow and 6700-46 Lava Flow ― reflect this trend by featuring a fine granular sandstone design. Trend 2: White Stones White Stones are commonly featured on kitchen islands, backsplashes and countertops and can be paired with other materials for a layered look. Two new laminate patterns address the White Stones trend: 6696-46 Carrara Bianco, an elegant white marble influenced by the popular 180fx® pattern Calacatta Marble, and 6697-46 Argento Romano, a gray-based neutral with taupe and beige accents that provides an alternative to pure white stone. Trend 3: Non-Traditional Materials As Millennials start to invest in kitchen and bath upgrades, they demonstrate individuality by experimenting with non-traditional materials such as wood, concrete and engineered stone. The new Paloma series ― 6366-46 Paloma Dark Gray, 6729-46 Paloma Bisque and 6698-46 Paloma Polar ― provides clean, modern quartz-inspired looks ideal for any space. Now look at these exotic granite patterns -- Formica has totally captured the high-end look homeowners desire without sacrificing the maintenance-free and affordable nature of laminate. So I will ask you again.....can laminate be sexy? I think you will now say YES!! Glamorously yours, xoxo This is a sponsored post