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    34 Kitchen Products With Some Real Personality

    It's time to give your kitchen a little bit of...spice.

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    1. A set of pastel knives to bring some quirky warmth into your kitchen, balancing out the ~sharp~ aesthetic throughout the rest of your place.

    Four knives of varying sizes, a peeler, and kitchen shears
    Amazon

    This set includes an 8" chef's knife, an 8" small cleaver, an 8" bread knife, a 3.5" paring knife, a ceramic peeler, and a pair of kitchen shears.

    Promising review: "I loveeee the colors — the knives are sharp, I wasn’t expecting that, LOL. They're easy to hold even though they are big. They are great for the price and just what I wanted." —Titi

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    2. A macrame table runner for creating an airy and inviting vibe and making your eat-in kitchen table look like more than just extra counter space.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is beautifully made and worth every penny. Oh, and good quality. I would definitely recommend this for a bohemian party or even for your home." —Celina Salazar

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    3. A three-piece container set with a small design specifically for those single-serving leftovers. With this cheeky food storage sitting in your fridge, you'll totally remember to finish off the last of the lasagna.

    Three ceramic containers in a fridge, with words that read, "I will not let these leftovers rot in the fridge"
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "These are smaller than I thought they would be, but still fits leftovers. Super cute!" —Reilez

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

    4. The Unicorn Cookbook you can (and should!) keep out on display if you'd like to theme your kitchen around sugar and spice and everything nice. AND mythological creatures, naturally.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a gift and it was a total hit. I give this five stars." —Rachel Murillo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    5. A pizza roulette cutting board that's gonna be a fun and funny way to bring your love of board games out of the den and into the kitchen.

    Round pizza slicing board with several pieces removed, revealing the tasks underneath
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This makes a fun gift. Who doesn't like pizza?! I got this for my husband and we use this for family pizza night. The kids think it is so fun." —BParker

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $50.

    6. A linen apron to add a soothing, soft touch to your minimalist kitchen. Hang this up on a wall to create "decor" that is functional and complements the room.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am a new floral student and had a picture in my head of the perfect working apron that I wanted to buy. When I saw this one I knew it was perfect. It’s the perfect color gray that I wanted and wraps completely around your back so that your whole body is covered and protected from the 'elements'. It has a single large pocket which is great for putting my clippers or scissors in, and the neck is adjustable so it can sit exactly where you want it to. I’m really happy with this purchase. It was a great price and really cute!" —Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    7. A cabinet hammock – a fun, decorative option for folks who love having produce ~hanging~ around within eye site. I can't think of anything that'd convince me to impulse-eat fruits and veggies as well as this cute display!

    San Diego Macrame

    Lesli Lenover's shop has all things macrame...even mini plant hangers for your car! If you're in the San Diego area, Lenover also offers workshops. You can find more info about the classes on the shop's Instagram account @sandiegomacrame.

    Promising review: "I'M OBSESSED WITH IT! It’s perfect, I’m in love with it. I highly recommend this. I received it in the time it said I would receive it!! The package came perfect as well, with a personalized card that was so cute!!!" —Victoria Veiga

    Get it from San Diego Macrame on Etsy for $30.

    8. A funky banana tea towel that'll be just the thing eclectic souls need to add some more spunk to their ~bananas~ home decor. More! Is! More!

    A tea towel shows a close up of what the banana pattern looks like
    Freckled Fuchsia

    Freckled Fuchsia is a womxn-owned business in Portland, Maine. Browse the site and check out the shop's darling tea towels, prints, and stationery.

    Get it from Freckled Fuchsia for $19.50.

    9. A cheeky refrigerator odor eliminator so you can finally ~chill out~ and stop worrying about your fridge smelling like the bottom of a trash bin.

    Baking soda holder designed to look like person in coat and mittens
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I finally found a fun container to put in my fridge and freezer that won't spill over. It makes me smile each time I see it. It's easy to use and I liked the feature that reminds you when to change out the baking soda." —RHGEDL

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    10. A coffee alarm clock sure to satisfy folks who love their kitchen (or at least their coffee) so much they want to sleep beside it each night and wake up gazing into its eyes in the morning. Romantic! And efficient.

    Bespoke Post

    This is designed with a walnut top and a built-in, removable tray so you can enjoy your drink in bed. The coffee drawer and reusable filter are made with stainless steel and the induction boiler has a 500-ml capacity. This also has a borosilicate glass mug and milk vessel. And don't worry! The milk fridge with infrared sensor keeps your milk cool. This also has a USB charging port and an auto dim display.

    Get it from Bespoke Post for $445.

    11. A darling egg extractor that'll be such a cute kitchen tool you'll actually find it ~fishy~ how well it works.

    Fish shaped suction tool holding a yolk
    Amazon

    It's made of food-safe silicone and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "Love this idea. It's fast, simple, and easy to use. Also easy to clean as well. I have no trouble using it with large eggs. I think the trick is to just be gentle and not forceful. This is definitely better than the wire holder I have been using!" —meissler

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    12. A shabby chic sink skirt you can customize to add some coziness to your cottagecore kitchen.

    Red and white striped kitchen sink skirt in a festive kitchen
    Sewkraftykristines

    Owner Judy runs this shop from Kenton, Ohio. They specialize in 'custom made valances, curtains, pillow covers, table runners, shower curtains, and sink skirts.'

    Promising review: "I had a custom skirt made with a ribbon trim. It is beautiful and so well made!!!! I was so pleased with the quality of the fabric and the sewing work is impeccable. They were so easy to work with and helpful. Five stars all around!" —Sarah Meredith

    Get it from Sewkraftykristines on Etsy for $130+ (available in four sizes and five colors).

    13. A decorative cork canister for making your kitchen look crisp, clean, and cool. Picture a shelf of these vs. a shelf of cereal boxes. These are a game changer!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the look of these storage containers (pictured above, right)! They are so unique and modern. The quality is great, the glass is pretty thick, and they seem very durable. The reason I'm docking one star is because some containers don’t quite seal air tight correctly like the rest. Not sure if it’s the glass container or the cork but I did come across that one issue with some of the jars. Overall though, I would recommend these containers." —Mig and Les

    Get a large one $29.99 or two smaller ones for $16.99, both from Amazon.

    14. A personalized record cutting board you can customize to look like your own favorite album. If you live off of food and music, how can you NOT get this for your kitchen?!

    Cutting board that looks like a record player
    Uncommon Goods

    These fun LP-inspired boards are made in Albany, New York. The boards are about 12" in diameter and made with tempered glass. They also have rubber feet to keep them stable while chopping. To customize, simply add in the band and album name you wanna show off!

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $50+ (available with or without a stand).

    15. A weed cookbook for chefs who wanna let their favorite ingredient shine!

    Amazon

    This cookbook includes drool-worthy recipes like rib-eye with weed chimichurri, raspberry peach pie, french bread pizza, and spinach artichoke dip. Your tastebuds are gonna be covered no matter where the munchies take you!

    Promising review: "I was super surprised with how informative this book was. Besides having great recipes that span beyond baked sweets like brownies, it has info on terpenes, oils, butters and just about every other form of ingredients you could possibly need to prep these recipes as well as shopping, storage, dosing, foods to counteract the high when someone eats too much and a lot more I haven't even delved into yet. I ordered a copy for myself as well as one for my daughter who is a chef in legal Las Vegas and I am really happy with how well done this book is compared to the last canna-recipe book I purchased." —Monique Q.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.49.

    16. A taco holder that'll prove your fun family has no problem with ~kitten~ around when it comes to taco Tuesday!

    Clear taco holder with a base shaped like a cat laying on it's back. The legs hold up the plastic container.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was hesitant that the cleaning would be a hassle but this is super easy to scrub. It makes dinner easy and more interesting for the kids during quarantine." —Amie

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    17. A Kate Spade kettle to add a cheery touch to your stovetop. The cap says "Whistle while you work" aaaand I plan on it!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just redid my kitchen and I now have black countertops, white cabinets, and a sage green backsplash and this thing coordinates so well!!! I was going to buy a normal kettle since I'm a daily tea drinker, even considered an electric. But this thing was so darn cute and cheaper than the other websites. This makes a great cup, is very sturdy, and again, it is so pretty!!!!" —Alex Rasmussen

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95+ (available in six colors).

    18. And a measuring cup set with primary colors and polka dots, for making your kitchen as colorful as the foods you prepare in it!

    Four polka dot measuring cups in front of a decorative cooking scale
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The picture doesn't do them justice. They are absolutely adorable. I have some open shelves above my stove and wanted something that would look nice but not waste space with decorative items. This gives the best of both. They are sturdy and accurate. Exceptional quality." —NotSoGranola

    Get them from Amazon for $14.12.

    19. A woven wine tote that'll look dreadfully darling on display.

    Wine shaped basket with a strap and floral details
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    20. A funny face plate you and your kiddo can decorate to your heart's content with protein, produce, and all kinds of salad ~dressings~.

    instagram.com, instagram.com

    This woman-owned business is run by Leslie Mingo, who designs each of her plates to inspire children to have fun while eating food that is nutritious for them. All products are made in the U.S. And if you're looking for cute food inspiration, Dylbug's Instagram is outta-this-world darling!

    Get it from Dylbug for $22+ (available in several styles).

    21. Or a construction zone plate that just might be so fun your kids actually eat all of their dinner, even if they usually act like you've placed a truckload of broccoli on their plate.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My toddler is really into construction vehicles and when I served his breakfast in here he was so excited and couldn't wait to eat by himself. Great quality too! I'm very happy with my purchase. My 30-month-old toddler likes to eat now!" —Ks

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in four colors).

    22. A ceramic herb leaf stripper – it's gonna be beloved by anyone who practically lives in their kitchen. Kitchen tools totally double as decor when they are this beautiful!

    Blue and white tile style herb stripper
    Mud Pottery And Glass

    Owner Kelly runs this shop out of Mendocino, California. Browse around to find ceramic and glass blown goods and decor.

    Promising review: "Beautiful gifts! Each one was unique, and everyone loved them! We all love to cook with fresh herbs, and this makes it so much easier! I even had to gift myself one!" —jennschwall

    Get it from Mud Pottery And Glass on Etsy for $16.50 (available in four colors).

    23. A countertop juicer that'll give your kitchen an industrial vibe AND fresh OJ whenever you want it!

    Hand press juicer with a cup underneath and orange halves beside it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have used the press several times now and have been impressed each time. Nothing beats a fresh glass of OJ. One of my favorite things about this is the clean up. I had juicers in the past and the cleanup was painful. This is a simple design and requires very little time to clean up. Pro: very easy to use, great yield, super easy cleanup. Con: a bit tippy, requires hand placed on back of press." —B.C.

    Get it from Amazon for $52.99+ (available in four colors).

    24. A 12-piece dish set sure to have your guests starry-eyed when they come over for dinner.

    Several matching plates and bowls covered in gold stars
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these so much I bought some more. They are magical, mystical, and just so pretty. I have so many decorating ideas, they make me smile every time I see them. I dropped a plate the other day and my heart sank, I was expecting it to be shattered, but it didn't faze it. I love that the melamine is also so light, which helps with my arthritis and corporal tunnel. They are much prettier than the pictures too." —Regina Repka

    Get it from Amazon for $38.98.

    25. A retro salt and pepper shaker for folks who want their kitchen to look like an actual blast from the past.

    Tin salt and pepper shakers with handles and old school sign designs
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these shakers. They are wonderful for cooking with. The holes on the salt are big enough for my sea salt. I leave these on the counter by my stove top to use while preparing meals. They’re very cute to look at also." —Jaimi

    Get them from Amazon for $6.82.

    26. A food fishing pole you can use to ~fish~ for some laughs while preparing dinner in your campsite kitchen.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This has been a hit for years, so I bought another one for my son. It is actually more functional than any of the other styles that are way boring! I take it camping and even strangers are entertained. It takes a little practice to get the fish to flip the hot dogs over but it is so worth it and fun once you get the knack of it. My six year old granddaughter loves it because the hot dogs don't fall off." —Pony Expressed

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in four colors).

    27. A cutie mug that's sure to be the only face you want to see before your morning cup of coffee.

    Several mugs that look like faces with outfits on
    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "This is beautiful and well made. I can’t wait to purchase more!" —mrm18

    Get it from Anthropologie for $14 (available in three styles).

    28. The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook, a drool-worthy cookbook with darling photographs of Disney treat dupes for proud Disney adults. Who cares if it's cheugy? Being able to snack on a dole whip from the comfort of your kitchen...that's magic.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful hardcover cookbook with so many yummy Disney recipes from the parks! There is a lot of Disney foodie history in it, plus recipes that look easy to follow with high quality ingredients. There are fun maps of each of the parks inside where the food is located from, which makes it fun. As an avid Disney fan I have never seen a cookbook like this. I highly recommend this cookbook for any Disney fan, whether they cook or not! It would even make a beautiful decoration in a kitchen." —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    29. A measurement guide spoon rest that'll be as useful as it is cute! If you've felt like your kitchen decor hasn't ~measured up~ to your expectations, it's time to add this nifty piece to your countertop!

    Round spoon rest
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This looks very attractive on my black glass stove top. It easily fits a couple of large spoons while I am cooking. It washes up very easily, too." —Eileen Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $10.24+ (available in three styles).

    30. A peel-and-stick wallpaper to brighten up your walls with a marvelous, Mediterranean tile touch.

    Mexican style tile stick-on wallpaper
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am IN LOVE. I bought this to use as a backsplash in my rented studio apartment kitchen, which has potential to be pretty but really needs some help. I ordered two rolls thinking that if I liked it in my kitchen, I’d order more to use on the wall behind my bar cart. I loved it so much when it came in that I decided to go ahead and put it up on the big wall and deal with the kitchen later. The pattern is so easy to line up and it looks so good! My tiny, dark apartment instantly looked bigger and brighter. Even up close I can’t tell where the seams are. It was super easy to put up by myself, though I would recommend having another person to help if possible because it would have taken a lot less time if I’d had someone to hold it steady while I lined up the edges. If I could give six stars I would. It’s expensive but worth every penny!" —Lizzy

    Get it from Amazon on sale for $25.30+ (available in three colors).

    31. A bag of Rosegold espresso – a luxurious brew that'll be worthy of a center-stage spot on your open shelves.

    Rosegold coffee bag
    Spectrum Coffees

    Spectrum Coffee is a Brooklyn-based small biz that's actually sold at my local coffee shop. Aaand it basically fuels my whole neighborhood. As said by the owners themselves 'Our goal with Rosegold is to strike a balance between a chocolate or caramel base aligned with a delicate acidity touched with fruity and floral flavors that make a great espresso shot so exciting.' Be sure to check out their Instagram for product updates and swag drops!

    Get it from Spectrum Coffees for $19.50.

    32. A retro toaster so dang darling you just might wanna decorate your entire kitchen around it. I support this.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I never could get my old toaster clean, and it was getting sad. I do not like sad toast. This charmer is lovely to look at, and does a great job making toast that is just the right shade of lovely brown. A chart comes with the toaster. I find I needed to set it a little higher to get the toasty goodness I desired. Goes beautifully with my vintage glass dishes. I feel so retro I may need to invest in a frilly apron." —Margaret C.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in five colors).

    33. A Kevin Malone clock for fans of The Office who feel exactly the same way about broccoli.

    the white clock which has Kevin for the numbers and arms holding broccoli as the hands
    Serg Super Shop / Etsy

    Promising review: "This clock is beyond what I expected! It is so well made and unique. Any true fan of The Office can and will appreciate the details that went into capturing Kevin's facial expressions and emotions. I cannot wait to give this to my friend!" —Amy Green

    Get it from Serg Super Shop for $24.95.

    34. And finally, a gold sink that'll be a show stopping centerpiece in your kitchen, no matter your style.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I don't write many reviews but I had to for this. This sink came packed and shipped perfectly with no problems. I had to makeover my kitchen and decided I wanted a farmhouse sink, but looking at the local hardware stores they were out of my price range. This sink is beautiful and exactly what I wanted. It's a great deal. Very sturdy and well built. I installed it myself without any problems but would suggest hiring someone if you're unsure because it does need proper support." —Jbo682

    Get it from Amazon for $399+ (available in two sizes).

    Your kitchen after its spiffy shopping trip:

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