In renovating our kitchen I had to stick to a budget. We had just renovated our master bath (it had carpet from ’97 and was an absolute priority!). I chose a white, Carrera marble look in granite. Yes, granite. It does exist. Most people think these counters are quartz, but it is not. I paid at least half of what quartz would have cost me. You can accomplish just about anything within your budget – stay firm, and resourceful.