With spring cleaning season fully underway, a winter of holiday cooking and baking marathons may have you re-evaluating your kitchen gadgets. Maybe you’ve just spring cleaned every single cabinet and suddenly you’ve realized you need a few more culinary basics. Or maybe you just want to give your kitchen a brand new makeover without, you know, painting cabinets and tiling a backsplash. If your kitchen is begging for some new swag, this week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to give your kitchen a stylish refresh with quirky accessories, on-trend textures and perfectly curated coffee accessories for the ultimate hot drink station, because #priorities. Scroll on to see how we’d style a kitchen for a boho-chic space, minimalist abode and preppy home.
HOW TO DECORATE A BOHO-CHIC KITCHEN
Give your kitchen that enviable, messy-chic boho vibe with accents like interesting textures, vintage appliances and an earthy color palette. Contrast rustic wood accessories with bright copper seating and storage canisters. Mint green, botanical prints and a tribal pattern rug can all help to give your kitchen a nonchalant, bohemian vibe.
Williams-Sonoma Chemex 6-Cup Pour-Over Glass Coffee Maker ($42), Mosser Glass Mixing Bowl Trio Jadeite ($58), Florent Bodart Keziah Day Cutting Board ($35), Overstock Hammered Copper 4-Piece Canister Set ($114), Thirstystone ‘Urban Farm’ Glass Domed Wooden Serving Tray ($50), H&M Glass Carafe ($18), H&M Tea Towel ($5), Lulu & Georgia Topaz Rug ($108+), H&M Small Wooden Box ($18), Target Elio Bar Chair ($450)
HOW TO DECORATE A MINIMALIST KITCHEN
The minimalist look is always a win in small kitchens, but looks amazing in larger spaces as well. Stick to a fairly neutral color palette and add some personality to the mix with raw wood cutting boards, bold typography canisters and anything color-dipped. Metallic accessories like a coffee maker and toaster will add that necessary glam to your kitchen and mix well with the natural textures and light hues. Throw in some graphic prints like a striped rug to add a little more dimension to the space.
Crate & Barrel Coffee Canister ($10), Hive Brew Cafetiere Coffee Press ($190), Houzz Modern Mortar and Pestle ($30), The Hut De’Longhi CTI4003.CP Distinta 4 Slice Toaster ($146), Target Dakota Adjustable Barstool ($80), Crate & Barrel Olin Black Striped Cotton Dhurrie Rug ($20+), Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash ($39), Rachel Ray Cucina Cutting Board ($50), Kate Spade New York Raise a Glass 4-Piece Tidbit Plate Set ($30), H&M Wooden Salad Servers ($18), H&M Tea Towel With Animal Motif ($5)
HOW TO DECORATE A PREPPY KITCHEN
If you want to bring pretty, preppy personality to your kitchen, all you need are some bright colors (hello hot pink) and plenty of bold patterns (read: polka dots +stripes). Mix it up by adding colorful accents with a pink striped rug, bright orange seating and then glam it up with mixed metal canisters and a set of gold knives. The preppy look isn’t complete without a few quirky pieces, so bring on the bling with a gem rolling pin and a silly banana print dish towel.
Cake Boss Countertop Accessories 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set ($30), Kate Spade New York ‘All in Good Taste’ Metal Trivet ($15), H&M Patterned Tea Towel ($5), Bialetti Moka Express 6-Cup Stovetop Coffee Maker ($65), Kate Spade New York ‘All in Good Taste’ ‘Deco’ Utensil Crock and Wooden Spoons ($40), CB2 3-Piece Mixed Metal Canister Set ($25), Lulu & Georgia Luciana Rug ($58+), Humble Elephant Gems Exclusive Rolling Pin ($40), Crate & Barrel French Kitchen Marble Mortar and Pestle ($30), The Khazana Home Furnishings Charles Eames DSW Stool ($140), Target Gold Titanium Coated Chef Pairing and Utility Knife Set ($6)
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