Guest Picks: A Fall Kitchen
I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, therefore enclosing the space with items that are purposeful and well made is important to me. Here’s a peek at some of the things, both pretty and functional, which I use and adorn my kitchen and tabletop together — and some I admire from afar. Happy fall nesting to you! — Megan from A Sweet Spoonful
Bake Tea Towel – $24
I’ve this tea towel hanging on the wall over my stove — considering it fails to make me grin.
Vintage Bread Board – $48
Vintage wood cutting boards are functional and beautiful for placing out cheeses, olives or nuts.
Etched Dinner Plate – Sapphire/Stitch – $95
Stitching and ceramics come together with these beautiful handmade dishes. They are manufactured in Sausalito, Calif. using the same procedures which Heath used from the late 1950s — same approach, fresh look.
Americana General Stoneware Batter Bowl – $24
Pancakes on a Sunday morning! These batter bowls bring me straight back into how my grandmother made cakes, sandwiches and biscuits. They are both nostalgic and functional.
Linda Ferrol Studio
Glass – $20
Filled with wine, juice or water, these gorgeous recycled glasses are for the casual table.
Folding Serving Tongs – $34
These handmade tongs will continue eternally. They are an indispensable and handsome kitchen tool that folds up when you are done for easy apartment storage.
Artisan Hammered Serving Set – $35
A small bit rustic and also a bit smart, these salad machines have a very nice weight — I break them out for dinner parties and vacations.
Salt and Pepper Cellars by Rae Dunn – $48
Keep these smart little pepper and salt miniature bowls right by the oven for seasoning dishes immediately.
Chemex 10 Cup Coffee Maker – $43
For weekend mornings when slowing down is on the agenda, the Chemex brews a wonderful cup of coffee each and every time.
Emile Henry Artisan Ruffled Pie Dish – $44
This pie dish is lovely for fall pie baking.
L’Epice Jar – $4
These sweet small ceramic spice jars come in somewhat muted, cheery colours.
Weck Canning Jars – $3.95
Weck jars would be the prettiest canning jars in the entire wide world. They are wonderful for storing leftovers, toting your lunch or storing dry goods.
Sandra Juto — Print, Moka – EUR 15
Sandra Juto’s prints warm up just about any room. This one is especially appropriate for the kitchen — and it is signed!
Whitney Smith Pottery
Bird Cake Stand – $78
These sweet serving platters have whimsical little ceramic birds watching over your fluffy layer cake or sour.
Donna hay general store
Icing Spatula – AUD 9.96
Designed more for professional bakers, these tiny icing spatulas come in handy for all kinds of baking jobs. I keep mine with my silverware since I use them so frequently.
Benriner Japanese Mandoline Slicer BN1 – $51.95
This little guy is a workhorse in the kitchen. From thinly slicing potatoes and lemons into making matchsticks from carrots, this is among my top 10 kitchen tools.
Whisk in White – $26
Uber-functional from the kitchen and smartly designed, this really is a win-win mix.
Large Yellow Spoon Tray – $43
This daring tray is perfect for resting a small spirits collection or serving tea or crackers and cheese. It’s a charming one-of-a-kind piece.
Brook Farm General Store
Opinel Paring Knives – $25
Stainless steel and beechwood meet in such classically designed French paring knives. They are sturdy, sharp and handsome.
Stronghold Hickory Stripe Apron – $125
Here really is the epitome of an old-school rocky apron designed and sewn from the U.S. using hickory-striped selvage denim. It’s a keeper.
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