The kitchen is the hub of the household and a spot where you probably spend much of your time. Introduce a few upgrades that will make it function better for you and give the space added style.
Halo Roaster with Rack
With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s a true luxury to have items in the kitchen that are not only functional, but also beautiful. This roasting pan fits that bill with a pretty copper lining that is also nonstick. Best of all, it’s dishwasher safe!
To buy: $50, worldmarket.com.
The toaster is a staple ingredient for most morning breakfast routines. Since it sits out on the counter, why not make it a decorative element within the space? Wood veneer sides take this standard appliance to the next level.
To buy: $49, westelm.com.
Copper Handle Serving Tray
No matter what you set atop this polished marble serving platter, it will surely stand out. The copper handles make it easy to transport cheese and crackers or cruditÃ©s from the kitchen to the coffee table.
To buy: $68, shopterrtain.com.
Oslo Ice-Cream Spoons
Ice cream is always popular and these spoons will make the eating experience that much more enjoyable. Sold as a set of six in assorted colors, these blunt-end spoons will make digging in to that pint of Rocky Road even better.
To buy: $38 for six, momastore.com.
Basic Heirloom Seed Kit with Soil
What’s more luxurious than having fresh-grown herbs always at the ready? No matter if you are working from a small-space kitchen or a sprawling space, this mini container garden will help you grow heirloom zucchini, cherry tomatoes, lemon mint, and basil to amp up your wintertime recipes.
To buy: $30, williams-sonoma.com.
Gel Hand Wash
Sometimes it’s the littlest things that can have the biggest impact. This artfully illustrated soap bottle (by designer Rebecca Atwood) will sit pretty next to the sink and the blue sage scent will leave behind a refreshing aroma.
To buy: $4, methodhome.com.
Real Simple 3-Piece Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set
This trio of mixing bowls boasts a non-slip base, has handle grips on the larger two bowls, and comes with a storage lid for the smallest bowl. They even have measurement marks on the interior for precise baking.
To buy: $40, bedbathandbeyond.com.