Guest Picks: Tea Towel Mania
Here's the ubiquitous Keep Calm and Carry On poster in tea-towel form.
This bold, bright tea towel with a geometric print by Avril Loreti would be a terrific hostess gift for a neon-loving friend.
This colorful, clever tea towel would be a perfect gift for a roommate who has a sense of humor.
This Thomas Paul towel is a tea towel times two! I love the whimsical, black and white design and the piped edges.
I adore this French Stripe Tea Towel in slate. It's an absolute classic, and I believe wholeheartedly in the phrase printed along the bottom: "Tout est mieux avec des rayures" — or, "Everything is better with stripes."
Here's a set of two predominantly red, printed tea towels from Crate & Barrel. This popular poppy print from Marimekko would add a bold splash of color to any kitchen.
This tea towel makes itself useful by providing a quick conversion chart.
Why, thank you! I can imagine that this sunny, cheerful tea towel would make me smile every time I enter my kitchen.
This beautiful linen towel is printed with a delicate and pretty floral design. It's sophisticated without being fussy, and it would make a great gift.
These are classic blue striped tea towels. You can't beat the price, and they're very pretty in real life. I use them in food photos all the time.
West Elm's tea towel seems demanding at first glance, but I love the irony. I might have to buy one, just to serve as a reminder to clean up after myself!
For your more cerebral friend, here's a Rorschach-inspired tea towel in black and white.
This is a cheerful and bright tea towel by Uzyel Karp and Diego Beauroyre.
This cute tea towel by Slide Sideways would look at home in a sunny, retro kitchen.
This beautiful hand-printed tea towel is covered with whimsical blue animals.
This set of two bright, grid-patterned tea towels would be a great housewarming gift for a modern art lover.
This cheerful, understated black and white tea towel features a smattering of dots across the top half.
This silly red tea towel is just too cute. I love the striping at the bottom and the cheeky message.
This tea towel with blue stripes is totally classic. It would be very pretty wrapped around a bottle of white wine in the summer.
Quiz yourself with this handy tea towel in oatmeal linen. Printed with conversions, this tea towel will make itself doubly useful in the kitchen.Next: Where to Stash Your Dishtowels