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    31 Things From Target That’ll Update Your Kitchen Without A Ton Of Work

    Give your kitchen an HGTV-worthy makeover with these beauties.

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    1. A peel-and-stick backsplash that will give your kitchen an instant makeover without the use of any actual tools, and make you feel oh so proud that you *installed* it yourself. No messy grouting necessary for this!

    White peel and stick tile backsplash shown in a kitchen.

    Promising review: "This is the third time I've used Smart Tiles in a home. This time for a bathroom backsplash. The job was done in 43 minutes and looks terrific." —Kayemm

    Price: $24.49 for four sheets of tiles

    2. A low-backed wood barstool to give your friends a comfortable spot to sit while they taste-test your culinary creations. These design-forward barstools will add an element of warmth as well as a stylish silhouette to your home.

    Two wood barstools by a white kitchen island.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love my barstools! They’re sturdy, comfortable and they look high end. A good purchase for sure." —Kenia

    Price: $115 (available in 3 colors)

    3. A chic oversized milk glass pendant light that will make your kitchen legit look like a page out of a design magazine. These round globe lights will add a high end touch while providing some extra lighting and visual interest.


    Promising review: "Beautiful pendants. These pendants are oversized and perfect! They were packaged well. Easy to install. Another beautiful item from Studio McGee." —Natalie

    Price: $80

    4. A distressed runner rug for a warm and cozy feel. This machine washable, fade resistant and nonslip rug can help elevate your kitchen style with a vintage-inspired look.


    Promising review: "Soft and beautiful. Love this rug. It’s a beautiful design. We have the yellow, which is such a nice shade. It is also incredibly soft even though not super thick. Walking on it in bare feet is heavenly." —Chelsea

    Price: $30+ (for 2'4"x7' size, available in five sizes and six colors)

    5. A clean, 98% plant-based dish soap that will make washing dishes a (beautifully scented) breeze instead of an annoying chore. Packaged in recyclable aluminum and free from any harsh chemicals, this lemon and eucalyptus dish soap will update your dish washing game and keep your dishes and our planet squeaky clean.

    Hands washing a dish, dish soap dispenser and container in foreground.

    Promising review: "This smells great and cleans dishes well. As a person who has been trying to cut down on plastic in my home I appreciate these items that have aluminum containers. I find sometimes alternatives do not work as well as their counter parts that come in plastic, but that is not the case here. It works great. I buy it all the time." —MeBarr

    Price: $4.99

    6. A decorative measurement conversions sign because you don't want to get stuck *wondering* whether you added the right amount of flour to your cake batter or not. Hang this cute sign on the wall, lean it on a shelf or prop it up on a stack of cookbooks so you always know that 3 tsp = 1 tbs (without having to touch your phone with flour-covered hands).


    Promising review: "Love how cute and vintage this looks and I actually reference it all the time!" —Jessica

    Price: $7.99

    7. A four-piece set of glass and bamboo canisters that are pretty enough to leave out on display. Get rid of all the half empty bags of sugar, pasta and whatever is hiding in that box at the back of the cabinet — these airtight canisters make getting organized easy and ensure that you can see what's inside and know when it's time to restock your staples!

    Four canisters filled with oats, pasta and nuts sitting on a kitchen countertop.

    Promising review: "Love em! I bought two sets so I can 'decant' some of my pantry items. They look so nice and keep your kitchen looking clean, rather than random boxed items on the counter. The bamboo top is very lightweight." —Kate

    Price: $29.49 for a set of four

    8. A sleek iron pantry basket to corral all your packaged foods, fruit or cleaning supplies into one neat and visually appealing spot that will look like it was styled and organized by a pro.

    White metal basket filled with packaged foods.

    Promising review: "Sturdy and classy. These bins look super expensive but they are not. I love putting my fruit and pantry items in them, It breaks up the repetition with the plastic bins in my pantry. They are really strong and I feel like you could use these in any room in the house!" —Angie

    Price: $12

    9. A 4-quart air fryer that will quickly become your most used appliance, because it will help you get the taste of all your favorite fried foods without the fried part. Crispy fries without frying? Yep! Your favorite take-out place is going to miss you, because you're going to spend a lot more time cooking with your new kitchen BFF.

    Air fryer on countertop with a plate of air fried wings next to it.

    Promising review: "AMAZING!!!!! I Love it !!! The food actually comes out crispy... and steaks are tender.. Easy to clean...I have talked coworkers into buying a Ninja Air Fryer." —Kelleus

    Price: $89.99

    10. A programmable electric tea kettle so all the tea lovers out there can make a perfect cuppa *every time*. This cordless, stainless-steel kettle that has six preset temperatures optimized for every type of tea, so you can get rid of your battered old tea kettle — with this handy appliance, you'll feel like the Queen's butler makes your Earl Grey everyday!

    Kettle sitting on a kitchen countertop with two mugs, some mint and a lemon.

    Promising review: "The name says it all. I bought this kettle for all of its different settings as I love tea. My prior kettle, while still works fine, didn't offer the different temp settings. I also enjoy the audible end of cycle and the beautiful stainless steel finish. I recommend this for anyone looking for a kettle and particularly those who enjoy tea." —Michael

    Price: $99.99

    11. A stylish wood cutting board that will elevate your entertaining game and look beautiful displayed in your kitchen. Perfect for a fancy cheeseboard, movie night snacks or chopping up vegetables, this light-wood grain board will add vintage charm wherever you place it.


    Promising review: "Great quality board. Thick, heavy, straight, and great color distribution. Great value for the price." —Suzanne

    Price: $35

    12. An adjustable organizer to help clean out and organize your pantry and cabinets. This three tiered bin means you'll be able to clear your kitchen counters and finally find a home for all those random snacks you have laying around. Mmm, organized *and* delicious.


    Promising review: "Best organizer ever!! You will definitely want more than one of these organizers!! Love them!!" —Simonsmom

    Price: $19.99

    13. A 10-piece nonstick bakeware collection that includes every baking sheet, pan and tin you could possibly ever need! Get rid of those rusty old pans you inherited from your parents, replace them with this beautiful matching set and you're just minutes away from delicious freshly baked blueberry muffins!

    Whole bakeware set shown.

    The set includes cake pan, square cake pan, 2 cookie sheets, 2 round cake pans, 9x13" baking dish, 2 loaf pans, plastic lid, and muffin pan

    Promising review: "This bakeware is hands down my favorite. The higher sidewalls and flared rim allow for maximum capacity when cooking. For this reason I love this bakeware for savory dishes. The flared rim allows maximum capacity for topping a casserole or lasagna with cheese and the clean up is a breeze thanks to the superior non stick coating. I like using the loaf pan for making a small lasagna for my family of three and the sturdy handles are wide and easy to grip. The savory possibilities are endless and it's great for traditional baking as well due to the lighter coating. It cooks your baked creations evenly and does not over brown even though it's a coated pan." —Teri C.

    Price: $99.99

    14. An expandable bamboo spice rack to maximize your kitchen storage and keep all of your spices easily accessible while cooking. This little space-saving shelf is perfect for holding every spice bottle and jar you own, so you never have to rummage through the back of your cabinet when you need that garam masala you're pretty sure you bought last week.

    Bamboo spice rack shown sitting on a kitchen countertop with a couple of spice jars on it, canisters to the left of it and a kitchen towel in front of it.

    Promising review: "I love this more than I thought I would. Now I can see all my spices and seasonings and bottles of vinegar and baking ingredients without digging through a cupboard and making a mess. The bamboo is warm and beautiful." —Rebecca55305

    Price: $20

    15. A set of five galvanized herb planters in a rectangular tray that will look great on your kitchen window sill. Adding some greenery to your kitchen doesn't just make it look nice — it means you'll always have your favorite fresh herbs on hand.

    Pots in tray, filled with herbs.

    Promising review: "Great for my kitchen window for five herbs!" —Vicky

    Price: $34.95

    16. A stoneware utensil holder so that you can get rid of your jam-packed utensil drawer and have all your spoons, spatulas and whisks on hand in a dishwasher-safe crock that will brighten up your kitchen.

    White stoneware crock with the word "Utensils" on it.

    Promising review: "This storage vessel is big and I love it! It fits beautifully on my island holding all of my spoons (I have a lot of them) and I am able to get them quickly when I need them." —Dianna

    Price: $13

    17. A classic round wood dining table that features a cool cross leg design and can seat up to four people. Create a cozy dining spot with this traditional-yet-sophisticated beauty.


    Promising review: "Love this table! Perfect size for an apartment and only took my boyfriend 10 to 15 minutes to assemble. Looks more expensive than the price." —Caiti

    Price: $250

    18. A peony scented soy candle to create a ~mood~ and get rid of the lingering garlic odor from last night's dinner. Light this long burning, lead-free and nonmetal candle and fill your kitchen with a luxurious floral scent.

    Glass candle jar with lid.

    Promising review: "Peony is one of my favorite Mrs. Meyer's scents and this candle is no exception. A gentle, mild and unassuming outcome each time I light it. It's also really long-lasting so I can enjoy it's lovely scent and glow for the rest of the summer." —D. Rugg

    Price: $9.99

    19. A large glazed stoneware pitcher that works equally well for serving beverages or holding a bouquet of treat-yourself flowers — either way, this artisan-looking pitcher will help you bring some rustic charm into your kitchen.

    Pitcher holding flowers, sitting on a countertop with a bowl of onions next to it.

    Promising review: "Even more beautiful in person!" —Lindsey

    Price: $19.99 (available in two colors)

    20. A 30-piece kitchen utensil set so that all your utensils finally match. Measure your flour, fold your batter and cut your pizza using this durable set that includes everything you need to cook a delicious meal or bake a tasty cake.


    The set includes a Slotted Turner, Measuring Spoons, 4 Magnetic All Purpose Clips, Pizza Cutter, Can Opener, Spatula, three Spatulas, Whisk, Measuring Cups, three Spoons, Tongs, Slotted Spoon, and Wine Bottle Opener

    Promising review: "This is so complete and such a great price! It makes the best gift for any house warming party." —Dani

    Price: $20

    21. A decorative jute placemat that will add a natural look to your table and dress up every casual meal. Use these sun-inspired placemats under plates for a nice decorative touch and added protection for your table surface, or under your centerpiece for a nice textural detail.

    Table set with round jute placemats, white plates and yellow cloth napkins.

    Promising review: "I love them more in person. I love the color and texture they add to the table setting. My guests loved them at our Easter dinner, as well. I would definitely buy again!" —RenayPA

    Price: $6

    22. A wood-topped rolling microwave cart to keep your countertops clean and clutter-free. You can expand your kitchen's storage without building new shelves with carts like this one, which has two shelves perfect for storing bowls and extra dishes, side hooks for kitchen towels or pot holders, and a wood surface to hold appliances or use as a work area.


    Promising review: "We have an apt with limited counter space. This little cart was easy to put together and provided me with much needed space both on top and storage under. I like the wood top and you can decide how tall to make the shelves. Very sturdy once put together. The hooks on the side came in handy for shopping bags." —Robin V.

    Price: $50+ (available in two colors)

    23. A nonstick cast-iron pan that's both budget-friendly *and* super durable and easy to cook with! Perfect for one pot meals, from your favorite comfort foods (hello, big pot of creamy, delicious mac 'n' cheese!) to at-home date night favorites, this beautiful pan is an absolute winner.


    Promising review: "I love this pan and I use it a lot! It’s nonstick, cooks evenly and cleans up so easily!" —Erica

    Price: $50 (available in four colors)

    24. A set of five highly absorbent kitchen towels so that you can get rid of all your old mismatched ones and have a more unified aesthetic. These soft, striped towels are not only practical but look lovely draped over your sink or oven handlebar.

    Striped blue and white kitchen towel draped over the sink.

    Promising review: "I am consistently finding that Threshold Kitchen towels are some of the best out there. I used to only purchase Williams & Sonoma, but I purchased Threshold on a whim and was really wowed. The quality, the color, and the fabric are all top-notch." —NicoleMunsonLucy

    Price: $13 for a set of five (available in five colors)

    25. An industrial chic wood and metal bar cart that can hold all your happy hour necessities with two shelves, handlebars on either side and space for 18 wineglasses and 14 bottles.

    Bar cart filled with bottles, glasses and accessories.

    Promising review: "Fits and looks perfect in my apartment! Great bar cart for the price. Definitely recommend if you want to get the best quality for less money. I will be ordering again from the site. Plenty of room for glasses, bottles and anything else you might want to decorate with." —Daniel M.

    Price: $109.99

    26. A set of 20 peel-and stick-floor tiles to give your kitchen a huge makeover without any construction. These washable and water-resistant tiles are easy to apply onto your existing flooring (literally just peel and stick!). Especially great for a rental since they're easily removable!


    Promising review: "Love love love these floor peel-and-stick tiles. They are easy to use. They look like a professional installed them. I just wished they didn’t sell out so quickly. I want to buy more." —Diy

    Price: $16.49 for a set of 20

    27. A carved wood serving bowl that's perfect for holding fruit, popcorn or serving a big salad. Drop your farmers market produce or chef up a delicious salad in this large bowl — it's a cute accent on your countertops or a fun centerpiece on your dining table.

    Wood bowl with black handles shown holding apples and bananas.

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful bowl. I also have the same bowl in a smaller size and couldn’t be happier with them." —Pat

    Price: $25

    28. A stainless-steel trash can that will keep your kitchen clean and odor-free. This durable, rust-resistant can is also fingerprint-resistant, which will make anyone who can't stand the sight of fingerprints on stainless steel oh-so happy!


    Promising review: "This trash can is a serious upgrade from out last one. Sleek and clean. Worth every penny." —Theresa P.

    Price: $119.99

    29. A 16-piece frosted glass drinkware set that's pretty enough to display on your open shelving. These crackled glasses are durable, dishwasher-safe and make the perfect glassware starter set to give as a gift or get for yourself.

    Two different sized glasses filled with drinks, a squeezed lemon and other fruit sitting on a striped blue and white dish towel.

    The set includes eight 16.2-oz cooler/tumbler glasses and eight 13.0-oz rocks glasses.

    Promising review: "We love these glasses! They are pretty and sturdy! I would definitely purchase again!" —Stacy

    Price: $24.49

    30. A programmable stainless-steel coffeemaker – it'll look great on your countertops and help you keep up with your busy caffeination schedule. This 14-cup coffeemaker is easy to clean, ensures hotter coffee temperature and can be programmed ahead of time — meaning, yes, you can actually wake up to an already-made pot.

    Image of Cuisinart coffeemaker.

    Promising review: "Works wonderfully, exactly as described. Makes great coffee, and is quite a handsome appliance. We love it!" —Royman G.

    Price: $99.99

    31. A 15-piece stainless-steel knife block set that's both stylish and functional, and will totally make you feel like you're on an episode of Chopped.

    Knife set displayed with cutting board and vegetables.

    The set includes 8-inch chef knife, 6-inch bread knife, 6-inch slicing knife, 5-inch serrated utility knife, 4-1/2 inch Santoku knife, 3-inch paring knife, six 4.5-inch steak knives, all-purpose shears, sharpening steel, and wood block.

    Promising review: "The knives are surprisingly lightweight. The color is nice, goes with the color scheme of our kitchen. Very sharp and easy to use." —Laura

    Price: $39.99

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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