In the past I’ve done a few posts called “Good Looking Ugly Stuff” because your toilet brushes and cleaning tools shouldn’t have to be ugly. I’m the kind of person who is genuinely happier when every thing in our home, down to the dish rag, is in harmony with one another aesthetically. It might sound extreme, but I challenge you to replace those lime green kitchen rags with something that you actually love and see how you feel. You interact with these things every day after all, and you can have both beauty and function!
Vintage Glass Cups | Bowls | Rubbermaid Containers | Lamp | Candlesticks | Sconce | Utensil Holder | Spoon Rest
In honor of our Rubbermaid launch, we’re sharing a bunch of ways that you can elevate your every day, kitchen edition!
1. Scrub Daddy Sponge $7
2. Silicone Spatula $10
3. Scrubber Dishcloths $11
4. Trudy Oven Mitt $14
5. Everett Mixing Bowl $38
6. Salt Cellar $25
7. Step Stool $175
8. Paper Towel Holder $59
9. Measuring Spoons $19
10. Broom Set $23
11. Drying Mat $16
12. Patchouli Hand Soap $32
13. The reBoard $35
14. Dish Brush + Soap Dispenser $16
15. Dashed Ceramic Crock $24
16. Step Trash Can $150
17. Reusable Grocery Bags $28
18. Marble Spoon Rest $25
19. Toaster in Putty $69
20. Chris Loves Julia x Rubbermaid Containers $29
So true! I love the https://www.plainuseful.com/website. They have gorgeous natural cleaning brushes.
Yes! I totally agree with this. Things you look at and use every day should bring you (some) joy. I have a hard time finding beautiful buckets! Even a fun color will help but the only one close is the ugly red bucket from Target. Buckets that are not metal and not kids!
Our dollar store has black cleaning buckets that are actually quite nice, about 1.5 gallon size.
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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We recently painted our study a dark, moody green color. This is after we first painted it a muddy green, then repainted it a blue-gray. I guess what they say is true; third time’s a charm! The journey was worth it, though, because I’m so in love with this glossy green in contrast with the […]
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