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February 23, 2015
Originally published in Simple Modern Ideas
Adding a splash to your kitchen needn't break the bank.
yellow customizable cookie stamp

The bright yellow cookie stamp comes with interchangeable numbers, letters, and symbols. $15 from shop.walkerart.org.

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dansk kobenstyle red

Leave it to the Danes to create an enamel pot just as desirable now as when it was launched in 1956. Dansk stopped producing Jens Quistgaard's classic Kobenstyle design a couple decades ago, but recently began reissuing some of the pieces. Fetch this cherry-red casserole for $99.95 from crateandbarrel.com.

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blue coffee thermos from normann copenhagen

Few things are more disappointing that pouring a cup of Joe only to find it's tepid instead of piping hot. Ensure that won't happen with Normann Copenhagen's thermos. $90 from aplusrstore.com.

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yellow shag utility mat by chilewich

Shown in Citron, Chilewich's utility mats are just what the kitchen ordered: vibrant, easy-to-clean, made in the USA, and mildew resistant. $75 from chilewich.com.

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hay color glasses by scholten & baijings

Designed by the Dutch duo Scholten & Baijings, the Color Glass collection boasts a subtle gradient and geometric motif. $12–45 each from store.dwell.com.

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Ikea PS Collection LED pendant in blue

If a dim breakfast nook or counter has you down, add a bit of light overhead. Ikea's PS Collection LED lamp is handsome and energy efficient. $99 from ikea.com.

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jansen and co. tea pot in yellow

With primary colors and a classic shape, this pot is a throwback to childhood tea parties with a grown-up sensibility. $65 from store.dwell.com.

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Little Big Trivet

Delightfully simple, yet wonderfully functional, the rainbow-hued trivet offers an attractive way to protect tabletops from hot pots. $20 from areaware.com

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Marimekko Kontti towel

Made from a linen and cotton blend, the tea towel owns a chill retro vibe thanks to its bold graphics. $20 from usstore.marimekko.com.

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rainbow cocktail napkins

This set of napkins will make your next happy hour feel downright gleeful. $20 from momastore.com

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mood blue dinnerware

L.A.-based designer Gere Kavanaugh is now in her eighties and is still creating new pieces, like these minimalist plates and bowls for CB2. $5–8 each from cb2.com.

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tina frey resin canisters

Delightfully tactile, Tina Frey's Striped square vessels will add a dose of counter appeal. $50–80 from store.dwell.com.

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umbra spice grinder in aqua

Umbra Shift's Knob grinder has you covered when it comes to your spices and pepper. $60 from umbrashift.com.

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Shapes mint placemat by Unison

The cotton placemat features a hand-printed pattern. $12 from unisonhome.com

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yellow customizable cookie stamp

The bright yellow cookie stamp comes with interchangeable numbers, letters, and symbols. $15 from shop.walkerart.org.

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