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Trending on Remodelista: Decorative Touches, Kitchen Edition

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Trending on Remodelista: Decorative Touches, Kitchen Edition

October 2, 2020

When we think “decorating,” the kitchen doesn’t usually come top of mind. This week, Remodelista reminds us that the workhorse room deserves some aesthetic attention, too. Below, some ideas for decorative touches in the kitchen:

Table Lamps

When you co-opt the table lamp, normally reserved for living rooms and bedrooms, for use in kitchen, the result is altogether charming. Photograph by Victoria Pearson, from Kitchen of the Week: A Photographer’s Flexible Studio Kitchen in Ojai Valley.
Above: When you co-opt the table lamp, normally reserved for living rooms and bedrooms, for use in kitchen, the result is altogether charming. Photograph by Victoria Pearson, from Kitchen of the Week: A Photographer’s Flexible Studio Kitchen in Ojai Valley.

Elegant Fruit Bowls

Elevate the humble fruit bowl (literally) by using footed bowls instead. Photograph by Laure Joliet, from Steal This Look: A Los Angeles Architect’s Low Key but Elegant Kitchen.
Above: Elevate the humble fruit bowl (literally) by using footed bowls instead. Photograph by Laure Joliet, from Steal This Look: A Los Angeles Architect’s Low Key but Elegant Kitchen.

Beautiful Natural Brooms

Utilitarian and attractive, invest in a durable broom crafted from natural materials. Photograph by Alexandra Ribar, from Hygge in Ohio: An Architect’s Scandi-Inspired Off-the-Grid Hut.
Above: Utilitarian and attractive, invest in a durable broom crafted from natural materials. Photograph by Alexandra Ribar, from Hygge in Ohio: An Architect’s Scandi-Inspired Off-the-Grid Hut.

Paintings

Art has a place in the kitchen, too! Here, a beautiful landscape painting gets place of honor. Photograph by Alexis Hamilton for British Standard, from  Favorite Solid Marble Kitchen Backsplashes, for Maximum Drama. (For more examples of art in the kitchen, see The New Art Gallery: loading=
Above: Art has a place in the kitchen, too! Here, a beautiful landscape painting gets place of honor. Photograph by Alexis Hamilton for British Standard, from 16 Favorite Solid Marble Kitchen Backsplashes, for Maximum Drama. (For more examples of art in the kitchen, see The New Art Gallery: 12 Favorite Kitchens with Paintings on Display.)

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