12 Beautiful Kitchen Accessories Under $25
Cooking up serious style doesn't have to mean swapping out appliances or fixtures. Spice up the bland bits of your kitchen with these budget-friendly additions.
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With apologies to the trusty old clock built into the microwave, we have a new favorite way to stay on track as we’re cooking. When this little timekeeper winds down, it plays the tinkling notes of Mozart’s "Rondo Alla Turca."
BUY IT: Walmart, $17.25
Himalayan Salt Stone
Designed to serve your food with a unique touch, this salt plate adds depth and flavor to your foods without over-saturating your meal.
BUY IT: Bed Bath & Beyond, $24.99
When you've emptied these lab-quality Erlenmeyer flasks of their peppercorns, don’t be shy about filling 'em up with flowers — they’re mighty cool as modern vases.
BUY IT: Reluctant Trading, $20
Crafted of ceramic embossed with a vintage-inspired botanical design, the green stoneware measuring cups nest for easy storage.
BUY IT: World Market, $12.99
Decaled stoneware in watercolor hues turns classic salt and pepper shakers into the star of the kitchen.
BUY IT: Anthropologie, $20
Wash This Space
Yes, you have to keep soap and a scrubber out near the sink — but no, they don’t have to be eyesores.
BUY IT: Kitchen Stuff Plus, $15
First produced in the '40s and '50s, pale green jadeite glass was once available at hardware stores. Pieces like this bowl are hot collectors' items now, and it’s easy to see why: They make everything look good.
BUY IT: Terrain, $22+
Go-Everywhere Serving Plate
With a style boost from Chip and Joanna Gaines, a humble late-night snack is suddenly Instagram-worthy.
BUY IT: Magnolia Market, $18
It’s high time your farmers'-market haul got the Hollywood treatment. This five-quart colander is a capable co-star in both traditional and modern spaces, thanks to its chrome base and gold accents.
Who knew getting volunteers to help with the dishes was as simple as buying the best rubber gloves ever? Huh.
BUY IT: Fred, $10
This quartet of measuring spoons doesn’t have to disappear into a drawer when prep is over. Looped over a knob or cup hook, it’s a lovely pop of unexpected interest.
BUY IT: Anthropologie, $18