maybe we could get "new countertops" earlier than I thought DIY painted counter tops. Directions for painting various surfaces such as formica, laminate, etc. So much cheaper and more eco-friendly than tearing out the old and replacing.
The best information on painting cabinets that I have found so far! This post was recommended by a contractor. Evolution of Style: How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets (like a pro). A really good informative post.