10 Kitchen Accessory Ideas
No kitchen remodel would be complete without kitchen accessories! Here, Lakeville Kitchen & Bath offers 10 suggestions for accessorizing your kitchen, both functionally and decoratively.
1. Glass Jars
Bring a touch of rustic charm into the kitchen while keeping your spices organized with glass fido or mason jars. Use an embossed label maker or chalkboard stickers to DIY your own labels!
2. Eclectic Knife Blocks
These days the choices for knife blocks seems limitless. Magnetic strips affixed to the kitchen wall are a popular knife storage choice due to their ability to save counter space. Wooden boxes filled with bamboo skewers, dried pasta or beans also make for fun and eclectic knife blocks, as do old books.
3. Colorful Ceramic Ware
Decorative ceramic wares add a pop of personality to any space. The slight imperfections of handmade pottery brings a certain air of character to your kitchen, and most pieces can be personalized to suit your personal tastes. Antique Pyrex pieces have also become wildly popular in recent years. Not only do these make for super vintage, trendy decor, but some dishes are now worth hundreds.
4. Unique Plate Holders
Long gone are the days of clumsily stacking heavy plates and platters; now there are dozens of plate storage accessories to keep your dishes safe and you kitchen organized. Holders allow you to easily lift whole stacks of plates when entertaining, and pegs installed in base drawers create an convenient and aesthetically pleasing storage solution.
5. Pot Fillers
A must-have accessory for those who love working in the kitchen, pot fillers eliminate the hassle of carrying heavy pots from sink to stove top. If you're willing to invest a little extra into your kitchen remodel, these high-end fixtures will make cooking a breeze.
6. Mixer Lifts
A great solution for those working with limited counter space, or for those who would simply rather do without lifting heavy appliances, this unique and convenient kitchen accessory allows you to easily raise your mixer out of its cabinet to counter level.
7. Copper Accents
The word is in, and copper is the new black. This trendy metallic finish can be found everywhere these days, from faucets and appliances to cooking wares and storage canisters. Depending on how you choose to integrate them into your kitchen design, copper accent pieces can add a touch of rustic farmhouse charm or even create that vintage, steampunk-esque look.
8. Open Shelves
Open shelving functions both as a storage solution and as a decorative kitchen accessory. Reclaimed wood shelves make for a great rustic accent wall, where you can display all your favorite kitchen gadgets and wares.
9. Sink Caddys
No one enjoys digging under the kitchen sink trying to find that one cleaning supply they need; that's why pull-out sink caddys are one of the most pragmatic kitchen accessories home owner can invest in. Organize your sink and keep everything you need immediately within reach!
10. Lazy Susans
Among the most versatile kitchen accessories is the lazy susan. Keep one on your dining room table to store utensils, napkins or spices, or have one installed in a corner base cabinet to easily access pots and pans. These pieces can be both functional and decorative and their applications in the kitchen are nearly endless, so be creative!
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