If you're replacing the countertops in your home with a natural stone or quartz material, you're often stuck with leftover pieces from the fabrication job. Instead of throwing the pricey scraps away, use them as decorative pieces around the house. Ask the fabricator to make small rectangular shelves that can sit on top of radiators or be mounted on the wall as extra storage. Use small pieces to make beautiful bookends, and even use a piece cut into a circle or square to upgrade a tabletop. You can often find scraps at your local countertop company, selling for next to nothing.
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