While this gorgeous cake stand is more than I can afford for everyday use, given that it's handcrafted with sustainable soft maple wood, I understand the price tag. If I did own this stand, I would make use of every penny and would use it all the time. I'd keep this on my kitchen counter to corral those pesky, random bits that end up all over the kitchen (my olive oil, the butter dish, salt and pepper shakers, whatever).
This is the one! This is exactly the KitchenAid mixer that I want. Sure KitchenAids last forever, and the one I have still runs after 20 years, so I can't really justify a new purchase. But I did lose one of the knobs? And, um, this one is a little bigger? Plus, it has that flour guard. And it would match my kitchen perfectly.
This is just like the one in "I Love Lucy." It's beyond my price range, but I do like looking at it. Maybe some day when I'm rich and famous, I'll have a vacation home with a retro-fitted kitchen.
I actually have this timer. Sure my oven comes with one, as does my microwave, but how could I resist the vintage charm? Of course, with my stainless steel fridge, I have this timer delicately balanced on the two inches of space on the side of the fridge sticking out of the wall.
I need to replace pretty much every inefficient, ancient, dated light fixture in my fixer-upper house. Yay, one would think, new lighting, new ceiling fans! But there are so many fantastic possibilities, I can't choose! I've been stuck with my inefficient outdated lights due to indecision. I love this one for the kitchen — and it comes in red too!
I own this exact bread basket in white, and I use it for every holiday. It's super sturdy and pretty to boot.
While vases don't scream "kitchen," whenever I buy fresh flowers I always, always put some of them in the kitchen too. This is a bit fancier than my standard mason jar vase.
Given my husband's penchant for losing keys, I bought two of these for the wall. Walk in door, put bird in his house, never lose keys — at least that's the theory.
I don't use my turquoise colander for draining. I keep it on the counter for bananas and apples and things. Then I dig out my 20-year-old, unsightly colander from the cupboard for pasta.
Instead of cafe curtains in my kitchen, I got tension rods and clips and just used dish towels. As a bonus, when all the towels are in the washing machine, you can dry your hands on the curtains — not that I do that.
These may be too intricate and gorgeous for my kitchen (sigh), but I love these knobs. And they come in red too.
I just love this color. I bought a couple of inexpensive, turquoise skillets at HomeGoods that I hang in my kitchen on hooks. They're decorative and practical space-savers.