Switch out rugs, stools, chairs, pillows, glassware, small appliances (i.e. swapping out a Mary Englebright teapot to a Michael Graves one), tableclothes, place settings, or hardware for completely different look. Tell us: Which is your white-kitchen style?More: Browse more white kitchensMix and Match Your
fraying rugs and other signs of wear and tear. Either fix them yourself or call in professional help. Don’t get too ambitious (this isn’t the time to remodel the powder room), but hosting a get-together gives you a great reason to tackle the small jobs that seem to pile up.
flowered rug. Subtle sweetness: Instead of smothering your space with fussy floral prints, set it abloom with a simple vase or pitcher of real blossoms. Pluck flowers that feel soft and old-fashioned, such as peonies, hollyhocks, lilacs and, of course, roses.