We’ve previously hunted out cheap but expensive-looking accents for your bedroom and your bathroom, and now it’s time to look at the kitchen. For first-time buyers wanting to deck out new digs or a renter looking to add a personal touch, we’ve scoured the internet find the best cheap (but expensive-looking) accessories. We cross-referenced our previously reported stories on kitchen décor and snooped around for tasteful pieces (that don’t cost a small fortune), so whether you’re looking for equipment, accessories, or accent pieces, we’re confident you’ll find something you want to add to your shopping cart. While most of these items are available on Amazon, we’ve found some options elsewhere, too, for those who like to shop around.
This is an affordable (and nice-looking) tool to have on your open shelves.
A surprisingly tasteful way to recycle.
Decanters don’t have to cost an arm and a leg.
A suitable dupe for a (much pricier) Le Creuset.
This steel cafetière has a dash of Wolseley-ish glamour to it.
Any excuse to introduce more fresh tortillas into your life.
There’s a weirdly luxurious energy to these highly specific tongs.
Yes, you can pull off gold cutlery. No, you don’t need to spend a lot on it.
We like the shape of these wineglasses.
A toaster with a strong “The Jetsons via Tom Dixon” aesthetic.
There’s something very proper about using a butter crock.
This would host an excellent cheese board.
With a grey ombré finish, this grinder looks like something from the Conran Store.
This draining board looks like the far-pricier ones by Hay — and can be tucked away when not in use.
This charming hanger prevents “pressure points” (which make your bananas go mushy).
There’s something pleasingly imposing about this two-handled cheese cutter.
Now you can stop pretending you know how much 1/8 teaspoon really is.