We just gave it to her and she was thrilled. It is now resting nicely on her backsplash right beside her stove.
It is just slightly lighter in color than her countertop, so it might not get lost on it.
Yes they are Corian cutting boards.
And yes, the investment was well worth it. I have made many items using different colors and I haven't even made a dent in it yet.
If I can continue selling small items, I should be able to re-coup my investment fairly soon.