Minimalism can be a joy, but we can't deny that it's fun to have nice things — especially when those things are beautifully designed goods that you'll use every day in the kitchen. The good news is that you don't have to spend a ton of money to get something really lovely. These 10 things are sure to brighten up your kitchen — and they all cost less than $10.
Fleur-De-Lys Juice Glass at Anthropologie, $8
Above: These delicate, ornate glasses come in lavender, green and pink. Buy a few in your favorite color, or mix 'em up.
Core Bamboo 3-Piece Bamboo Flatware Set at Urban Outfitters, $6
Speckled Dip Bowl at Urban Outfitters, $10
At 8.5", this bowl is big enough for the heartiest of salads, and looks like a much more expensive piece you'd buy from a high-end ceramics studio. Available in gray and turquoise.
Saic Yunomi Sky Blue Teacup at CB2, $5.99
Copper Kitchen Utensils at Leif, Starting at $8
This rosy metal is a big trend for the kitchen, and here's a way you can add a little bit of that warm shine without breaking the bank. These would be lovely in a canister on the countertop or hanging on the wall from hooks.
Strata Salt Pot at Anthropologie, $10
DASH Mini Waffle Maker at Bed Bath & Beyond, $9.99
This petite waffle maker makes smaller sized waffles, perfect for those (like me) who don't always have the appetite for one of the big ones. Plus it takes up less space on your counter.
Hard Strong 7oz. Glass Tumbler at Need Supply Co., $4.80
Contigo Tranquil Water Bottle at Urban Outfitters, $10
If you're looking for an elegant way to stay hydrated, look no further than these pretty BPA-free plastic water bottles with silicone sleeves.
Sophia Coupe Cocktail Glass at CB2, $5.95
And finally, the prettiest cocktail glass that you would never guess cost only five dollars and change.