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10 Truly Easy Ways to Fancy Up Your Kitchen


We’d love marble countertops, brass sconces, and a French cooking range. But since we don’t foresee an unexpected inheritance befalling us anytime soon, we’ll be using these ten super-easy, super-gorgeous styling tricks (foraged on Instagram) to fancify our kitchens.

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Add Oversize Potted Greens To Your Counters

Fresh flowers in the kitchen are nice and all, but these guys pack major drama and design cred. 

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Create a Spa-Like Moment At the Sink

Style a fancy soap, hand lotion, and scented candle to elevate your dishwashing experience.  

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Lean Art On Your Countertops

Bonus: no nails.

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Or Hang A Bold Kitchen Gallery Wall

If you’re a maximalist and you know it, clap your hands.  

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Corral Your Cooking Essentials

The first step is stowing most supplies out of sight. But for everyday basics, like oil and salt and pepper, a chic tray makes a world of difference when it comes to visual organization. 

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Tack Your Favorite Plates To the Wall

Why leave your finery lingering in the china cupboard when they can be used as stylish kitchen decor? 

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Leave A Prized Pot On Permanent Display

Consider this your excuse to splurge on Le Creuset’s new lavender line.

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Upgrade Your Vessels

Try a pretty ceramic cachepot for your cooking utensils, decant your packaged olive oil, and store your produce somewhere unexpected and whimsical – like on a cake stand. 

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Introduce Heirloom Ceramics

Your massive ginger jars? Totally kitchen appropriate.  

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Put Down An Antique Runner

We know: You’ve seen this move all over the place – but with good reason. The warmth, color, and character it adds is undeniable. Plus, it’s cozy on your feet while doing dishes. 

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