7 Display-Worthy Cutting Boards Your Kitchen Needs

Keep your tools handy with these gorgeous, backsplash-worthy cutting boards that double as art.

Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.
February 22, 2019

Honestly, we are all a little jealous of Kate Hudson’s cutting board collection. Sure, it’s a little excessive perhaps, but cutting boards are just as much pieces of art as they are kitchen tools. The right cutting board leaned against a backsplash can add texture and warmth to an otherwise stiff environment. Best of all: when you need it, you don't have to reach far.

Nothing says classic like a thick, end-grain cutting board. End-grain is preferred by most chefs and butchers not only for its unique beauty but also because it stands up to scratches and indentations much better than edge-grain. This particular model also benefits from the natural water-resistance of teak wood making it a bulletproof cutting board that will last you a lifetime.

BUY IT: Food52, $60-$115

Buy It

If you’re looking to make a statement, serve your cheese on a board with a designated cloche-covered cheese area. Give your delicate Bries or pungent Camemberts the center-stage while also having room for all the nuts, preserves and fruits your heart desires.

BUY IT: Williams-Sonoma, $89.95

Buy It

Sometimes, simple is better. If you have a sleek, modern kitchen with clean lines and subtle charm, opt for this modern beauty from Food52. The rich, dark-walnut finish is as beautiful as it gets and the thumbhole accent in the corner makes it a win for us.

BUY IT: Food52, $80-$195

Buy It
$36.99

Hexagons are having a major moment right now, and we're all for it, especially in this marble-and-wood combo.

BUY IT: Amazon, $36.99

Buy It
$175.00

If you're anything like us, you've spent a little time (okay, a lot) on the internet dreaming of the well-worn cutting boards that adorn every gorgeous kitchen countertop you see. If you’ve searched high and low for these vintage beauties with no luck, we are about to change that. These vintage German breadboards are a little pricey but are sure to be the star of your next dinner party.

BUY IT: Food52, $175

Buy It
$70.00

Black has made its way to places you’d never expect it in the home. From kitchen faucets to appliances, the matte black, in particular, is definitely in. If you’re looking to try on some matte black decor for size, why not start with something as accessible as a cutting board. This one is even dishwasher-safe.

BUY IT: Food52, $70

Buy It
$218.00

McGee & Co. knows that all you really want is a layered arrangement of cutting boards with different shapes and textures to grace the backsplash in your kitchen. Get a head start on your collection with a set of three pine boards that will give even the most gorgeous backsplash an upgrade.

BUY IT: McGee & Co., $218 (Set of 3)

Buy It

Next Up

20 Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers

If your daily mantra is "but first ... coffee," these coffeemakers, accessories, mugs and more will help you be your own barista and start each day on a caffeinated kick. Plus, they make great gifts, too.

It’s Always Spring In This Bright and Fresh Kitchen

HGTV Magazine features a kitchen filled with vivid colors actually found in nature—a breath of fresh air all year.

A Smart Reno Made This 200-Square-Foot Kitchen Unrecognizable

From 200 square feet to ... 200 square feet: This bright redo from HGTV Magazine adds more storage and seating, no addition required.

This Warm and Woodsy Kitchen Has Lots of Holiday Flair

Wood you? Could you? These Tennessee homeowners did, and HGTV Magazine has all the details!

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.

These Game-Changing Kitchen Tools Might Just Make You a Morning Person

If you're anything like us and good coffee and a good breakfast are two of the biggest motivators to not snooze your alarm, these kitchen products will help set your morning routine in motion.

Breeze Through Food Prep With These Clever Kitchen Tools

Simplify the meal-prep process with our list of smart and affordable kitchen gadgets.

This Minimalistic Kitchen Is Sleek and Spunky

Sophisticated finishes and a dollop of pattern make for one fab kitchen. Take a tour with HGTV Magazine!

25 Quick and Easy Tips for Organizing Your Entire Kitchen

Straightening up has never been so satisfying. See our best kitchen organization ideas, plus our favorite products for tidying the fridge, island and pantry.

10 Top-Rated Kitchen Knives for Every Home Chef

Whether you're paring apples or carving your holiday roast, you need a kitchen knife that's a cut above the rest.

Go Shopping

Refresh your home with stylish products handpicked by HGTV editors.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Related Pages