I don't like the decorative band, but I do like the tile work. Straight lines, rounded edging...looks great. This is how I'd imagine the corner looks. ..lots of information on caring for tile countertops at this site...choices in tile, too.
You don't have to be stuck with countertops you don't like. There are so many DIY countertops out there that can be done on a teeny, tiny budget! So many DIY countertops to choose from. This round-up shares the best DIY countertops from around the web!