10 Under $50 Kitchen Staples That Are Candy-Colored Perfection
Bringing a splash of color into the kitchen doesn’t have to entail a mini makeover or a paint job. More often than not, the tools for amping up the area are all in front of you—think vessels paired with vibrant flowers, bowls of fresh fruit, and graphic linens draped over the sink. But if you’re ready to take things a step further and invite even more of a saturated detail into the heart of your home, a few simple swaps are in order. We took it upon ourselves to source a handful of wonderfully bright and playful takes on classic kitchen staples because a little extra dose of happiness never hurt.
If you ever needed an excuse to display fruit on the kitchen counter consider this dual-toned, sculptural bowl it. Available in a variety of Mediterranean hues and comprised of a ribbed detail that lets air circulate throughout, this one marries form and function with effortless ease.
Buy: Iris Bowl, $36 from MoMA Design Store
Dish drainers and mats get a bad rap with their often clunky builds and blah finishes. Cue this refreshing take on a drainer accessory—perfect for cutlery—that’s streamlined in design and inspired in color. Your sink-side situation is about to get a major upgrade.
Buy: Dish Drainer Cutlery Holder, $18 from HAY
Milk Glass Bowl
Consider this a cook’s best friend. Whether you’re peeling an apple or slicing a clove of garlic, this versatile kitchen tool should always be on hand. Naturally, a colorful option that can live in your countertop block or on a magnetic knife strip means that it will be.
Buy: Five Two Essential Knives Paring Knife, $49 from Food52
Spice up your pantry with this lidded container set that will surely invite a bold splash of personality to your space. Use them to store everything from coffee beans to dry goods or simply prop them on the counter and fill with loose leaf tea bags or cookies.
Buy: Striped Enamel Blue Jars, $38 from MoMA Design Store