21 Accessories to Liven Up Your Kitchen
For the easiest backsplash,
install clear glass tiles over painted walls. Mosaic tile, $24.50 per square foot; bmosaics.com.
Basic white cabinets
are easy to spruce up with colorful dishes and li'l knobs. Akurum cabinet, $93; ikea.com.
Skip the real marble
(and save a ton) with this luxe-looking faux alternative. Marble laminate countertop sheet, $86; lowes.com.
Polished chrome hardware
adds a sleek touch to new or old cabinets. Aubrey ¾-inch knob, $6; restorationhardware.com.
Fill bright canisters
with flour, sugar, pasta—anything that you use a lot and that comes in a not-so-nice bag. Wheat canisters, $43.95 for 3; cooking.com.
Finally, a place to park
salt and pepper shakers, random mail, and other where-to-put-it? bits that clutter the counter. Lacquer tray, $29; westelm.com.
This is the exact light the designer used,
and it's not cheap. Montauk XL pendant, $3,300; ralphlaurenhome.com.
A cutout pattern
makes these cool modern stools stand out. Lumisource Lola bar stool, $141; bellacor.com.
in this porcelain coffee cup. (It won't cost a dollar each time!) Greek coffee cup, $13.95; thelibraryshop.org.