Kitchen Accessories

What do you first think of when you hear the term “Kitchen Accessories”? Do you think of fruit bowls, decorative vases, and utensil holders? Kitchen Accessories are all of these things, and even more! From utensil holders, to sugar canisters, they are practical items that can actually double up as a decorative accessory too. No matter how you use Kitchen Accessories in your home, you’ll want to check out this Shop the Look feature as we take you through some creative ideas on how to add a decorative touch to your kitchen countertop!

In this Shop the Look feature I’m going to share my top tips and ideas on how you can use Kitchen Accessories in a practical yet decorative way!

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How to Recognize Kitchen Accessories

Kitchen Accessories are items that you can leave out on the countertop that also doubles up as décor! They are practical items that make food preparation quicker, yet also look good even when you’re not cooking. It can be difficult to determine what is the right kitchen accessory for you, but examining what you regularly reach for from your cabinets is a great place to start! For example, do you always have sugar in your morning coffee? Stylish canisters to store your coffee and sugar would be ideal kitchen accessories!

Fun Facts:

Did you know that some of the greatest kitchen inventions are ancient?! Pestles and mortars for example were extremely common 10,000 years ago! While the Romans had cheese graters, colanders, and steamers. And the balloon whisk was used by Italians as early as the 16th Century!

The kitchen itself – a room designated only for cooking – was something that very few people had until the 20th Century.

Nowadays, the kitchen is used for more than cooking: socializing and working to name a few! Many of us spend a great deal of time in the kitchen, and so to make the design of them less sterile, adding decorative pieces is a must. Kitchen accessories provide a decorative touch to any kitchen, while storing utensils and small condiments.

Style Clues

This style often includes:

  • Canisters
  • Utensil Holders
  • Small Potted Succulents or Herbs
  • Chopping Boards 
  • Pestle and Mortars
  • Oil Dispensers

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Marble Canisters

Use modern marble canisters in your kitchen to store coffee, sugar, and other condiments. They provide a practical place to store items while doubling up as a decorative piece for the kitchen countertop.

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Reclaimed Wood Cutting Boards

A set of cutting boards is a great starting point for creating a decorative area on the countertop! Lean them up against the backsplash, and add canisters in front.

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Large Glass Jars

Use these glass jars to store biscuits, cookies, and add a visually pleasing view to your kitchen.

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Morris & Co Canisters

This set of canisters have a beautiful monochrome pattern to inject personality into your kitchen!

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Oil and Vinegar Cruet

Oil and vinegar dispensers add a professional look to any kitchen, and help to round out decorative areas of the countertop!

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Black Marble Utensil Holder

This black marble utensil holder injects a modern touch to a kitchen.

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Pinch Marble Salt Cellar

A salt cellar is a great addition to any kitchen countertop as it’s great for cooking, and also adding a decorative touch.

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Walnut Utensil Holder

Add warmth to your kitchen with this large walnut utensil holder! 

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Oil Cruet

Do you like kitchen accessories that are visually different? These oil cruets feature a super fun design!

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