Whether out of real necessity or an urge to #treatyoself, sometimes you just need to scratch that itch to upgrade something in the home. And an easy way to do that? Spruce up the kitchen.
A great kitchen upgrade doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, and can look good while doing important jobs, like getting you fed. Below, we round up 10 of the best kitchen gadgets, tools, and accessories you get snag for under $150 right now.
With a knife for every kind of cutting task, this colorful set is great as a starter kit or for upgrading the essentials. Each knife comes with its own blade guard and the colors can help you quickly identify what you need.
6-Quart Instant Pot, $99.95
This cult-favorite gadget performs seven functions in one, from slow cooking to yogurt making. Is it time you finally get one?
Curve Teapot with Infuser, $35.20
A cute teapot never goes out of style. This one is minimal but comes with satisfying curves and a bunch of color options.
Smeg 2-Slice Toaster, $149.95
The iconic Smeg toaster is a true upgrade if you’re a fan of the retro style. Color options like pastels, red, and chrome let you choose how much of a statement you want to make.
Sloth-Shaped Mug, $16
This bulbous sloth mug is a charming way to start the day—let it serve up some caffeine or just sit pretty.
Gingham Napkins (Set of 4), $9.99
Bring the picnic home with these cotton-linen blend table napkins in a classic gingham pattern. They’ll especially pop if you’ve got a white table or white dinnerware.
This set, originally $89, can help you achieve your matching dinnerware goals in earthy-chic style. Everything’s microwave and dishwasher safe.
For cooking and baking lovers, this set keeps it simple but extremely useful with mixing bowls in a wide range of sizes, from 1.1 ounce to 4.5 quarts. The dishwasher- and microwave-safe wares nest together to save space.
Just something to cheer up the kitchen! (Also cactuses are quite on trend.)
1.5-Quart Ice Cream Maker, $39.99
If the Instant Pot is good for real meals then this ice cream maker is for all the moments in between. Long live summer!