Today we have 3 quicks tips to help in the kitchen! We spend a lot of time in our kitchens so why not love them? Here are 3 ways to help you enjoy your coastal home kitchen!
1. Pop Those Colors
The kitchen gives you a place to really go bold with pops of color. With limited counter space you have to make your accessories count. Don’t forget that you can also bring in different colored lighting pieces as well!
2. Use Natural Textures
With most kitchens having wood cabinets it easy to forget that you can play and design off those textures. There’s no need to just slap a coat of paint on the cabinets and call it a day. If that’s how you planned it, there’s no problem with that, but don’t forget that you can expand on the natural wood grains and textures to bring your kitchen to the next level.
3. Play With Patterns
Kitchens are a great place to have fun with patterns. They can be bright and pop out or they can compliment the color palette. The choices are endless and so are the pattern placements. Explore pattern ideas with kitchen rugs, the back splash and maybe even the tile floor. The pattern possibilities are endless!
It’s the season of the kitchen and we’re spending a good chunk of time in our beloved space. When we’re whirling around conducting a spiced filled symphony in our kitchens, we want to make sure all is in harmony and on cue. There’s no need to make your life more difficult, that’s why we’ve come up with these 3 quick tips to get your kitchen ready for the holidays. Get those aprons ready, heat up those ovens and get ready for the holiday season!
1. Cut The Clutter
If it doesn’t need to be in the kitchen get rid of it. Seriously, the last thing we need is to be tripping over things or frantically searching for counter space. The holidays are stressful enough, the last thing we need to add to it is mess and clutter.
2. Check The Kitchen Tools
Is everything good to go? Are those whisks still, well, whisky? Make sure the wine is ready while you’re at it. Do those pots and pans have another season in them? Are those mixers still mixing? Check and make sure everything you need is actually going to work. We don’t want a meltdown while that souffle is melting down.
3. Carry A Stockpile
We’re not saying you need all Costco this holiday season, but you definitely want to make sure you have plenty of goods. Running out mid-meal to grab ingredients is completely avoidable these holidays. Also the holidays are always faster and demand more time for everything. That being said, make sure you have some quick, healthy and easy meals ready to go.
Got all that ladies and gentlemen? There’s no reason these holidays shouldn’t go smooth and be successful. Tuvalu wants to help you guys out, but much more importantly, we want you guys to enjoy yourselves over the holidays. Happy cooking!
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We’re loving the look and feel of these beach cottage kitchens! They’re open, airy and extremely inviting which makes the look perfect for this time of year!
A beach cottage kitchen brings the right amount of rustic charm while creating a cozy environment that always feels like home. Do you have to get creative with counter space at times? Sure, but nothing a little planning and proper execution can’t handle. Imagine yourself breezing around the kitchen whipping up a tasty snack or a delicious dessert.
Do yourself a favor and check out some of these lovely kitchens we’ve found! We wouldn’t mind owning one of these kitchens, would you?
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Pendant lights are a great way to bring light and style into your kitchen, especially to the island space. They’re perfect for task lighting and add the right touch of coastal feel to the kitchen. They also give the kitchen a fuller look and feel feeling since they hang from the ceiling. It give the eyes something extra to enjoy in your kitchen.
You can get pendant lights in a variety of sizes as well! You can grab a large pendant and make a bold statement or grab a few smaller ones to highlight the space. It depends on the look you’re going for and the amount of space available to you. So if you want to change things up in your kitchen and you aren’t looking to break the bank, it’s time you look into pendant lighting in your kitchen.
Not sure where to start? Get inspired by these beautiful coastal kitchens and then start shopping our online store for pendant lights here!
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Pedestal tables offer a lot more than meets the eye. They offer more space, both in actual table top space and seating options, and give everyone a seat at the table. That means everyone gets enough room and there isn’t an awkward person trying to lean in to be a part of the conversation.
A pedestal table is nice change of pace from traditional dining table options. They help out in those tight spots by creating extra space and give you a little wiggle room in the corners.
These tables, like most tables, come in two sizes: large and small. A large pedestal table is great way to entertain more than two to three people. They offer the space you need and give everyone the opportunity to comfortably interact with one another at the table. For those of you with small nook or kitchen space, you’d be more interested in a small pedestal table. They seat two to three comfortably and create a person and intimate experience while filling the small amount of space provided.
Take a look at these great pedestal tables below! See how they are used and how the designers placed them in the space!
This week our Tuva-Luv comes from Candace! One of her store favorite’s is the arte italica butter dish! The original pewter and ceramic dinnerware, combines white ceramic with our signature pewter trim. Handcrafted in Italy of the highest quality materials, this classic butter dish translates seamlessly from traditional to contemporary, from casual to formal. Check out the arte italica butter dish and the rest of the arte italica dinnerware collection now!
Find more coastal home decor and all of our store favorites on the Tuva-Luvs Page!
This week our Tuva-Luv comes from Jaymi! One of her picks is the arte italica vintage small pitcher! This hand-made pitcher is made of the highest quality pewter by the talented Italian artisans, using techniques passed down through generations. It’s dishwasher safe and ready to be added to your kitchen! Head on over and get a closer look at the arte italica vintage small pitcher!
See of our store favorites and more on the Tuva-Luvs Page!
This week our Tuva-Luv comes from Franny! One of her store favorite is the mud pie lettered marble & wood cutting board! Add a little personal touch to your kitchen with this elegant, multi-purpose cutting board. These boards feature joined marble and acacia wood construction with a large initial etched into wood. The cutting board comes tied with a spreader made of wood and metal. Marble and acacia wood are natural occurring materials with variations in color and texture throughout. All boards will have individual color differences in wood and marble. Pick up a mud pie lettered marble & wood cutting board online or in store now!
Find all of our store favorites and more on the Tuva-Luvs Page!