Stylize Your Kitchen With These Countertop Combos
No need to put everything away—make countertop workhorses look stylish with these simple formulas from HGTV Magazine.
Herbs + Cookbooks + Utensil Crock
Try a new way to show off your favorite cookbooks: Arrange them upright with help from some sturdy, unexpected bookends.
1) Fegan concrete planters in teal (planter shown is 4 -3/4" tall)
2) A collection of cookbooks
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, by Julia Child
BUY IT: Barnes and Noble, $22
France: The Cookbook, by Ginette Mathiot
BUY IT: Barnes and Noble, $25
Le Creuset Cookbook
BUY IT: Le Creuset, $35
Egg Shop: The Cookbook, by Nick Korbee
BUY IT: Target, $24
3) LSA International Utility 11-1/2"-tall steel utensil pot in pumpkin orange with leather handle
BUY IT: Amara, $45
Olive Oil Bottle + Cutting Board + Canisters
Mix different materials— like wood, ceramic and stone—to warm up a tile backsplash.
1) 7"-tall ceramic oil cruet in charcoal
BUY IT: Sur La Table, $45
2) Paddle 11" x 14-1/2" walnut cutting board
BUY IT: World Market, $35
3) Bistro 6"-tall stoneware canister and 3-1/2"-tall stoneware canister
BUY IT: Anthropologie, $18 and up
Fruit Bowl + Measuring Cups + Pitcher
Combine kitchenware that sets a mood. A mix of red gingham, rattan and bright accessories gives off a fun, picnic-in-the-kitchen vibe.
1) Kouboo La Jolla Pedestal 10-1/2"-diameter rattan bowl
BUY IT: Kouboo, $33
2) Ombré Nesting ceramic measuring cups in shades of blue
BUY IT: Etsy: InAGlaze, $45
3) 3R Studios Gingham 64-ounce stoneware pitcher in red
Salt and Pepper Mills + Art + Recipe Box
Pick a print you love, then add matching accessories.
1) Le Creuset 8"-tall plastic salt and pepper mills in soleil
BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $38 each
2) Gin 8 ½" x 11" unframed print
BUY IT: Etsy: HEARTprintshop, $12
Tray + Vase of Flowers + Toaster
Pair patterned pieces with one in a solid color for a chic display.
1) Golden Rabbit Swirl 15-1/2"-diameter enameled-steel tray in cobalt
BUY IT: Houzz, $52
2) Now House by Jonathan Adler Terrazzo Hourglass 8"-tall stoneware vase
BUY IT: Amazon, $38
3) Smeg 2-Slice powder-coated-steel toaster in pink
BUY IT: William Sonoma, $190