Over the past decade, the popularity of floating countertops has skyrocketed. You now find them in almost every state-of-the-art kitchen, luxurious spa, and productive work environment. And it’s no wonder – not only do they have a stunning effect, but they’re also highly functional, space-saving, and practical. Rarely do you find such a great combination of attributes in a home improvement project.
So it should come as no surprise that these elegant upgrades are turning up all over the home! There are now endless options for incorporating floating countertops into your house, many of which are truly life-changing.
So what are your options if you want the sheek look of a floating countertop, but don’t know where to put it? Consider these ideas to see if any would be a great upgrade in your home:
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This is the most classic use for a floating countertop and probably what you thought of first. This gives you more counter space for cooking and working, more legroom for sitting, and of course a great opportunity to pull family and friends into the heart of the home where most of the action is usually happening.
The opportunity for more seating isn’t the only way to utilize a floating countertop in the kitchen. They also offer amazing storage potential! This is a great way to showcase beautiful vases, fun appliances, or even works of art.
This is another classic use for a floating countertop with possibly the most stunning effect. Whether your countertop is floating the sink or just shelving, it will instantly transform your bathroom into a personal spa.
Nothing has a bigger impact on your day than starting off on the right foot. So it makes sense to create an elegant space that helps you get ready. Floating countertop vanities are not only beautiful, but they also have a great calming effect that is perfect for starting the morning off right.
Even if you’re part of the 9-5 grind, it’s likely that you spend some of your time working from home. Using a floating countertop as your desk space not only has a beautiful minimalist effect, but it is also a great way to blend an office environment into virtually any room. This provides a huge opportunity for homes that don’t have enough space for a dedicated office.
Whether it’s for your man cave, family basement, or main living space, a home bar is a spectacular addition to any home. And what home bar is complete without a floating countertop? The classic use provides efficient and functional seating space, but you can also upgrade the look of your bar by using floating countertops as workspace or shelving.
Outdoor Living Area
A beautiful outdoor living area is one of the easiest ways to make your home feel bigger. And when you have to deal with elements, nothing beats a floating countertop’s simplicity. Not only are they clean, easy, and functional, but they’re also a great way to incorporate natural materials into your design.
No room requires as much efficiency as a laundry room. They’re as small as can be, yet require enough working space to get certain things done. They need counter space, as well as floor space, and of course room for the constant flow of laundry moving in and out. The solution? You guessed it. Add a floating countertop!
Pet Food Hideaway
When’s the last time you tripped over your dog’s food dish or landed your foot right in the cat’s water bowl? Despite the fact that an increasing number of families own pets, most still don’t know exactly where to put their food and water…except, of course, for the clever families that have utilized floating countertops to square off space above their pets’ dishes. This lets you maintain the stunning effect of a floating countertop while also shielding your feet (and your guests’ feet) from another kibble collision.
If you’re lucky enough to have extra space in your kitchen, or even an alcove close by, consider turning it into your own personal coffee bar. You most likely already have a coffee maker out somewhere, so why not give it it’s own home? Coffee bar displays can be a very fun addition to any home and they’re the perfect use for a floating countertop!
So there you have it! 10 great ways that you can incorporate floating countertops into your home. But it certainly doesn’t stop there. What ideas do you have? We can’t possibly get enough inspiration, so share your thoughts with us!