In our homes, throughout history and certainly today, the dining room and kitchen are sacred places, and some of the most memorable family bonding takes place there.
Whether it’s about the whole family sharing the holidays year over year, the kids baking their first cookies, grandma sharing her best recipes, or just your closest friends catching up over some food and drinks, the dining room is a space to be nurtured, cherished, and beloved by all.
And don’t forget that none of that would be possible without your kitchen– the heart of every home.
And in this era, with so many different cuisine choices at our disposal, with millions of recipes all over the internet, the dining room and kitchen also become a place to experiment, a place to learn and be creative, and the most essential place for sharing it with the ones you love. Let your imaginative side come out and use your creative space to bring out the love and appreciation in your life, and some delicious food to try along with it!
Lastly, we all want our homes to have just the right aesthetic; new homeowners and long-settled families alike, it’s important for our homes to reflect some sense of who we are and what we prefer in life, and, the truth is, those things change over the years. Sometimes we must do a bit of overhaul to get things right, and that’s fine, especially if we’re recycling or donating our old furniture in place of our upgrades. But, even more simply, sometimes it’s just a few accessories that can really elevate our experience with the kitchen, dining room, or living areas of our home.
So, we brought you a few awesome ideas to get started on updating the most beloved places in your home in all the right ways. These are our most simple and essential “quality-of-life” improvements, as well as a few things that just give the room that extra “oomph” that it needed. Let’s get started!
Set of 2 Cyprien Accent Ceramic Containers
These gorgeous ceramic containers feature carved detailing and are finished in off-white and smoke gray crackled and spotted glaze, with gorgeous, aged gold and brushed nickel finished lids. This subtle set matches with almost any decor style, and brings a calm, elegant aesthetic to your living room, dining room, or kitchen.
Embossed Galvanized Multipurpose Metal Pitcher, Gray
Adorn any tabletop in your home with this beautifully crafted galvanized metal pitcher. It is embossed with a hammered style on the body in a handcrafted heart shape that lends a unique, lovely aesthetic to the piece. With a curved side handle, this elegantly styled pitcher can be used to accent the room with floral arrangements, or it can be used as a standalone piece, or even to serve ice cold water to dinner guests. The galvanized steel construction makes it durable and resistant to corrosion for a long-lasting and multi-purposeful addition to your dining room or kitchen.
Modern Matte White Metal 2-Tier Kitchen and Bar Cart
Introduce a beautiful and highly functional mobile piece to your kitchen or dining space with this kitchen and bar cart. It is constructed of metal in a brilliant matte white finish, and the lower shelf offers seven wine bottle holders to organize your wine options, while the rounded tabletop above features a protective guard rail to protect your display items and appetizers alike. The piece is fully assembled and features a subtle floral cut-out design for a unique, elegant touch. A fantastic pedestal for beloved accent pieces, this kitchen cart is a remarkable, highly valued addition to any dining space for years to come.
Serving Cart With 2 Frosted Glass Shelves, Silver
Extremely elegant and sleek in aesthetic, this serving station brings convenience and mobility to your dining space with mobile caster wheels and a handle that doubles as a hand towel rack. Featuring a light chrome finished frame, its design is simple with gentle curves to add a sense of curvature and movement to the piece. Two frosted glass shelves provide space for dishes and dining accessories, and a wine bottle and stemware rack enable you to serve your spirits with ease. Four caster wheels allow you to move this cart easily from one room to the next, whether it is a grand entertaining occasion or simply a casual gathering over dinner or lunch, this serving cart has all your serving needs covered.
Kitchen Shelf on Casters, White
Do you need better organization in your kitchen? Maybe you are looking for some stylish yet worthwhile modern kitchen decor. Then your search is complete with this subtly modern kitchen shelf that is equipped with casters for ease of mobility, regardless of your cooking or baking project. Crafted intelligently, this piece provides two shelves and one drawer for superior storage and organization, allowing you to keep your kitchen utensils and necessities in one stylish space. The piece also doubles as a shelving unit for your home office or entertainment space as needed, making it the ultimate all-in-one home decor utility.
Galvanized Metal Napkin Tray with Wooden Handle, Gray
This gorgeous napkin tray is built for use at the dining table or the kitchen counter, crafted with high quality rust resistant galvanized steel, this accessory offers a vintage, traditional aesthetic with a hint of modern charm for an elegant touch. Incorporating two wooden handles that can be folded down neatly to keep napkins secured from wind for outdoor use, this piece makes a great addition in your kitchen, dining room, or living room, and features a label space in case you want to use this convenient piece for any other accessories, from dining utensils to home office stationery, this piece has you covered.
Metal Cookbook Holder/Stand with Rooster Design, Bronze
Featuring ornamental scrollwork and a fun yet classy rooster finial top, this antique bronze finished metal cookbook stand is both stylish and practical. It can easily hold virtually any cookbook or recipe book from the heavier end textbooks to light magazines. It is the perfect piece for any countertop, bookshelf, or table, when you are working on a project while you need to read, and the antique bronze finish coordinates beautifully with typical kitchen decor such as cookware, bakeware, and pantry products. This handy cookbook stand makes it easy as pie to read your recipes, cookbooks, tablet, or e-reader while you have your hands busy.
Classic Wood Kitchen Cart with Metal Top and Caster Wheels, Gray, Brown
Add a classic home style and superior mobility to your mealtime accessories, utensils, appetizers, and main courses with this nearly industrial yet traditional style kitchen cart. It features three tiers of spacious storage, with two drawers and two convenient bottom shelves. Supported on mobile caster wheels, it comes with an adjustable height slatted middle shelf for serving drinks, teas, cups, glasses, silverware, napkins, and more. This piece has such a wide variety of uses, you could use it for barbeque days, your nighttime bar get-togethers, even as a handy caddy for office work as needed. This piece never fails to bring utility to your home, and we personally consider it an iconic necessity in any home.
Galvanized Long Rounded Oval Metal Tray, Rustic Gray
Add a rustic farmhouse charm to your kitchen countertop or dining table with this oblong shaped rounded galvanized metal tray, perfect for serving snacks, beverages, napkins, silverware, drinks, and more! The handles on either side offer portability to this tray, making it easy to serve guests or even breakfast in bed for a loved one. The tray is also made to be used for decorative purposes, creating a focal point for floral arrangements, photos, fruit, figurines, and more. Crafted from rust resistant galvanized steel in a natural gray finish, the tray will last for years to come and serve its utility multiple times over.