By Rachel Besser

Published on August 11, 2017

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Life is a heck of a lot easier when you have everything you need in your kitchen. Think about it: without a proper cutting board chances are you’ll ruin your countertops, without a toaster you’ll have to resort to the oven, and without a teapot, teatime feels like a hassle. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite kitchen essentials to make sure your kitchen is up to par. The essentials ahead are not only items that serve a purpose, but look the part, too. Click through and get your kitchen in tip top shape.

Why not treat yourself to a cutting board that makes a statement, too.

Zoe Wodarz Patio Party Cutting Board, $34.99

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Teatime just got a whole lot easier (and sleeker!).

Kettle Teapot, $59.99

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Measuring spoons never looked this good.

Porcelain Measuring Spoons, $14.99

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Store your utensils in one chic place.

Lincoln Utensil Cup, $24.99

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Never underestimate the power of a design-forward paper towel rack.

Hexagon Stand, $58.99

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Oil and vinegar go together like salt and pepper, so it’s only fair that they have cool, matching containers, too.

True 9.25” Carafe Ceramic Oil and Vinegar Pourers, $26.98

 
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Make the tedious task of mincing less tedious with this awesome knife and board set.

Mincing Knife & Board Set, $36.99

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You’ll want these serving tools for the next time you’re hosting a dinner party.

Set of 4 Tapas Serving Pieces, $19.99

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Your sponges deserve a home, too! Keep them in one tidy place with this sponge holder.

Plate Sponge Holder, $12

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It’s good to have a juicer. It’s even better when you get a juicer that looks like a cute succulent.

Prickly Cactus Citrus Juicer, $12.71

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Finally, a place to stow your cutting boards and knives so they’re ready to go when you need them.

Tosca Knife & Cutting Board Stand, $28

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Make dining at your dinner table or countertop easy and elegant.

Acacia Lazy Susan, $33.99

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Upgrade your toast game with a retro-inspired toaster.

50s Style 4-Slice Toaster, $199.95

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Dish racks can be an eyesore. Get an option that combines form and function.

Tower Wire DIsh Drainer, $55

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