The Most Important Items for Any Kitchen

What room in your home could you absolutely not live without? With the exception of perhaps the bathroom, no room matters more to your family’s comfort at home than the kitchen. This room is often the heart of the home. And even if you don’t love cooking, your kitchen is still a room you’ll use a regular basis to grab coffee, a quick snack or a throw-together meal. Whether you’re an expert chef or a have never stood over a stovetop, a well-stocked kitchen can make your life at home a little easier and more pleasant. We polled our team at Freshome to figure out which items we all agree are needed for a functional kitchen. Here are our kitchen must-haves.
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A quality refrigerator is the cornerstone of a functioning kitchen. Image: Haven Design & Construction

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There is no shortage of kitchen appliance options. But none of them are
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See Chip And Joanna’s Hearth & Hand Holiday Decor

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Chip and Joanna Gaines’ new Hearth & Hand holiday collection is out now. It’s modern, crisp and perfect. Black and white are their Christmas colors of choice. Their collection includes plenty of wonderful holiday decor as well as gifts for kids of all ages. Here’s the best of the collection, including two fab farmhouse-style doll houses.

Joanna’s favorite Hearth & Hand holiday picks

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A selection of Joanna’s personal favorites include a blue and red tartan throw pillow with tassels as well as a wall-hung advent calendar. All images: Target

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Holiday tabletop collection

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Freshen up this year’s Christmas table with a black and white table theme.

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Mantel decorating pieces

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Black and white with green and grey are this year’s Hearth & Hand holiday theme.

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See Chip And Joanna’s Hearth & Hand Holiday Decor

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Chip and Joanna Gaines’ new Hearth & Hand holiday collection is out now. It’s modern, crisp and perfect. Black and white are their Christmas colors of choice. Their collection includes plenty of wonderful holiday decor as well as gifts for kids of all ages. Here’s the best of the collection, including two fab farmhouse-style doll houses.

Joanna’s favorite Hearth & Hand holiday picks

hearth & hand holiday

A selection of Joanna’s personal favorites include a blue and red tartan throw pillow with tassels as well as a wall-hung advent calendar. All images: Target

hearth & hand holiday
hearth & hand holiday
hearth & hand holiday
hearth & hand holiday
hearth & hand holiday

Holiday tabletop collection

hearth and hand holiday

Freshen up this year’s Christmas table with a black and white table theme.

hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday
hearth and hand holiday

Mantel decorating pieces

hearth & hand holiday

Black and white with green and grey are this year’s Hearth & Hand holiday theme.

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hearth & hand holiday
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hearth & hand holiday
hearth & hand holiday
hearth & hand holiday
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hearth & hand holiday

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Millennial Pink Christmas Ideas and Decor for a Blush-Worthy Holiday

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Pink is so hot in home design it even got a new name – Millennial Pink. And the MP trend continues into the holidays. It’s an easy pink to work with since the slightly muted tone is softer and earthier than some other pinks, flowing well with neutrals, blacks and whites. These Millennial Pink Christmas ideas and decor will convince you of why the color is so popular for the holidays. Whether it’s a few ornaments and accent pieces or a Millennial Pink tree, this color is a great way to brighten your holiday season.
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A Millennial Pink Christmas home is a combination of everyday blacks and whites with gold hardware and accents. The pink decor works perfectly with the existing decor.

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Millennial Pink Christmas Ideas and Decor for a Blush-Worthy Holiday

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Pink is so hot in home design it even got a new name – Millennial Pink. And the MP trend continues into the holidays. It’s an easy pink to work with since the slightly muted tone is softer and earthier than some other pinks, flowing well with neutrals, blacks and whites. These Millennial Pink Christmas ideas and decor will convince you of why the color is so popular for the holidays. Whether it’s a few ornaments and accent pieces or a Millennial Pink tree, this color is a great way to brighten your holiday season.
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A Millennial Pink Christmas home is a combination of everyday blacks and whites with gold hardware and accents. The pink decor works perfectly with the existing decor.

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Here Are The Latest Non-Chocolate 2018 Advent Calendars For Home Decorating And Gifting

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Advent calendars are a traditional European way for parents to help children keep track of how many days are left before Christmas. They often hide a small daily chocolate treat behind a door or drawer. But adults can get in on the fun, too! More and more of the stores and brands we love are creating their own unique, non-chocolate versions of 2018 Advent calendars. Treat yourself (or someone special) in the 24 days before Christmas with a 2018 Advent calendar. Some have become cult favorites that sell out the day they’re released. Some are quite the splurge. Here are the best 2018 Advent calendars for home:

Decor-Related 2018 Advent Calendars

Sarah Sherman Samuel Shops Vintage with Sotheby’s Home

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="https://sothebyshome.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sotheby&#8217;s Home</a>. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
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                                Designer <a href="http://sarahshermansamuel.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sarah Sherman Samuel</a> is known for her ability to combine different styles to create distinctive spaces. This year, she was part of the team that completed a top-to-bottom renovation of a mid-century <a href="http://sarahshermansamuel.com/category/home/mandy-moore-residence/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">house for actress/singer Mandy Moore</a>. The project was the perfect example of Sarah&#8217;s ability to infuse vintage pieces into a space while maintaining a fresh, modern vibe. Although Sarah makes it seem effortless, finding just the vintage piece is certainly more of a challenge than wandering the aisles of a local box store.
So we picked her brain for some tips and tricks to level up our vintage shopping game.

Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel

Sarah created a floating bathroom vanity using a vintage credenza.

When vintage shopping, Sarah is always on
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Freshome’s Tips on How to Entertain at Home

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You’ve got the cake and champagne. But what else do you need to entertain at home? Image: Danenberg Design

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Whether you’ve lived in your house for years or are just moving into your first apartment, planning to entertain at home can be a big undertaking. You want your house or apartment to look its best and your guests to feel comfortable. You can cook and clean and still be left feeling like your space isn’t ready. But don’t panic! We’ve got you covered. Our Freshome team has a very wide range of experience when it comes to entertaining at home. We all love home design and enjoy freshening up our spaces for guests, but we also know that breaking our backs to get
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Jonathan Adler And Amazon Partner Up To Bring You Happy Chic at Amazing Prices

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Believe it or not, Amazon is just now rolling out their first exclusive home collection. And who better to collab with than designer Jonathan Adler, Mr. Happy Chic?  The line, called Now House, features luxe furniture, rugs and home decor – all at amazing prices when compared to Adler’s signature collection.

Here are our favorite items from the new Jonathan Adler Now House Line, exclusively at Amazon:

Breakfast In Blue

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This tall bar set featuring a mirrored top is perfect for small dining spaces or your terrace. All images: Amazon

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Pretty In Pink

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Every object in this living room setting features a fresh, new color, from Millennial pink to powder blue to teal.

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24 Thanksgiving Table Runners That Can Add Flair to Your Table

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  For as little as $18, you can transform your holiday table with a Thanksgiving table runner. You don’t have to go all out with fine china, pumpkins, leaves and a forest wonderland (although that would be pretty cool). All you need is a dining table, countertop or coffee table and one of these table runners. Layer as much or as little as you want to add Thanksgiving flair. Once you add a table runner, consider layering your table setting with candles, dishes and a centerpiece. The more the merrier this holiday season. And the more delightful your table will look!
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The foundation of your festive Thanksgiving table is the table runner. Add as much or as little as you like. Runner: Crate &

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Hosting Thanksgiving: Top Picks from Our Freshome Team

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  The holiday hullabaloo has begun. If you’re the one hosting Thanksgiving this year, you might be feeling a small tinge of stress about your upcoming entertaining. Of course, there’s the fairly daunting task of getting such a large-scale meal to table. But that’s not your only concern. You want every single friend and family member who walks through your door to feel simultaneously welcomed and wowed. It sounds like a lot, but don’t sweat. We tapped our entire team of writers at Freshome to give you some ideas to make this year your most memorable Thanksgiving ever. Our team of home design experts has rounded up a manageable list of must-haves for hosting Thanksgiving. Grab these items and you’ll be well on your
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10 Hostess Gift Ideas Under $25

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Doesn’t it feel like summer was just here? And yet somehow, the holiday season is already kicking into high gear. Don’t ask us how we got here, but it’s time to prep for one of the most fun, busy times of the year. With so much going on during the weeks ahead, stress is inevitable. On top of all the other gifts you have to buy this time of year, it’s easy to forget to bring a little something when you’re invited to a holiday party. But a small token of appreciation can go a long way. We’ve got you covered with 10 hostess gift ideas under $25. Consider it our holiday gift to you.
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Give a modern spin on fresh flowers with

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2018 Candles Gift Guide to Get Shopping Done Faster

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Are you looking for a gift for that difficult-to-shop-for person in your life? Then you might want to consider buying them a candle or two. These make surprisingly wonderful gifts because candles can fit into any room design. They’re an attractive, classy accent in any space. Many also let off inviting scents. A candle can also make a great seasonally themed gift, thanks to the attractive seasonal designs some of them have. Take a look below to see some of our top picks for candles. The list contains both flameless and wax styles.

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Candles Scene in Candle

This designer item paints a traditional holiday scene right inside the candle for a classy gift. Find it at Wayfair ($75).

Get Your Home Farmhouse-Chic With Ashley Furniture’s New mane + mason Collection

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  The farmhouse design craze is real. In the last five years, Pinterest searches for modern farmhouse style are up more than 300 percent. Everything Chip and Joanna Gaines create sells out quickly. If you’re one of the many design enthusiasts that love the modern farmhouse look, you’re gonna love the new Ashley HomeStore lifestyle brand, mane + mason. mane + mason features a modern farmhouse aesthetic for young urban families looking for quality yet low-maintenance furnishings. According to Ashley, their new collection features “well-worn woods, woven wicker storage and galvanized steel as staples of the lifestyle, while bright and bold accents pop against the gentle shades of upholstery.”

Here are some of the best mane + mason pieces (by category) from the 450-item collection:

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Ashley HomeStore lifestyle brand mane + mason
Ashley HomeStore lifestyle brand mane + mason
Ashley HomeStore lifestyle brand mane + mason
Ashley HomeStore lifestyle brand mane + mason
Ashley HomeStore lifestyle brand mane + mason
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Here’s The Fab New French Connection Homeware Line You Need To Add Textured Accents To Your Space

French Connection – the affordable Brit fashion brand known best for its basic t-shirts sporting their provocative initials, FCUK – has a new home line. Move over, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and Zara Home. FCUK may have your wallet captive for now.

Check out the best from the French Connection Homeware collection, priced between $50 and $300.

Fall Bedding Look

The secret to a fashionable and luxurious bed (like the one below by French Connection Homeware) is layering several elements like sheets, pillows, blankets and throws. Choose a cohesive color theme of two or three shades and mix and match patterns or textures. Here are more secrets on how to put together a luxurious bed.
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A zen bedroom space featuring bedding and textiles designed with understated texture and patterns. All images: French Connection Homeware

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Decorating An Ordinary Living Room With Pillows And Textiles

Adding a rug, throw pillows
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Check Out The Inside’s New Katherine Carter for Homepolish Collection

The Inside is a great source for affordable home accents as well as textiles, similar to what you’d find if you work with a top interior designer. And now you can buy affordable, Mid-Century modern style pieces from one of the busiest interior designers around with the Katherine Carter for Homepolish collection. Her top clients include Lauren Conrad and Marianna Hewitt. Her first home collection, in collaboration with The Inside, is offered in three custom prints she says were inspired by “natural textures and organic shapes in a reduced, modern palette.” The Katherine Carter for Homepolish collection at The Inside is perfect for renters as well as apartment dwellers. The collection’s pieces are small-scale and also include removable wallpapers that are perfect for dressing up a wall and taking it down when moving out.

Here’s a look at The Inside’s new Katherine Carter for Homepolish collection:

15 Awesome Foodie Gift Ideas for Your Friends

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The ultimate gift for your favorite foodie. KitchenAid’s Limited Edition stand mixer with ceramic hobnail bowl is a dream gift. Image: Williams Sonoma

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Finding the perfect foodie gift is a matter of taste. Though your foodie friends may share a love of all things food, their gift needs go way beyond picking up a tray of something at the grocery store on the way to their party. If you truly want to be the best gift-giver, then you’ll need a strategy to find just the right gift. Though foodies do love food, your gift list should also include a several non-food options. If you’re bringing a food gift to a party, your recipient may feel obligated to share it with you and the

Butter bell
Stone Wood Cutting Board
Cookbook Foodie Gift
Los Muertos Towels
Cookbook Foodie Gift
Crepe Set Gift
Spanish Saffron Gift
Salt Foodie Gift
Flavored Vinegar Gift
Gift Ideas for Entertaining
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Modern Fondue Pot
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Gold Plate Charger
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Fall Wreaths Your Front Door Can’t Live Without

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  There’s a quick and easy way to infuse instant seasonal curb appeal to your door and entrance: fall wreaths. If you choose wisely, you can get a lot of mileage out of fall wreaths. Add some spiders or spooky elements to yours for Halloween, swap out the bugs for pumpkins or wheat for Thanksgiving and add red and/or sparkle for Christmas.

Do something different and innovative for your fall wreath look, like this Craft Patch blog accordion fold paper wreath.

Consider a wreath the perfect set of earrings. No outfit (or door) is complete without one. We’ve scoured the web to bring you fall wreaths to add to your front porch and inspire you to dress up your front door this season.

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Wayfair’s New Line, Greyleigh, Puts Fully Styled Rooms At Your Fingertips

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  With the holidays fast approaching, is your home or apartment ready to impress your guests? If the answer is no, you’re gonna love Wayfair’s new line. Greyleigh is a collection of super-chic room settings that are fully styled from ceiling to floor. All you need to do is click on your favorite pieces and you’ll have an insta-fab home just in time for the holidays.

Here are six of our favorite rooms (and the pieces that make it all come together) from Wayfair’s Greyleigh collection:

Wayfair Greyleigh

This Rustic Dining Room by Greyleigh would work just as well in a small studio or loft as it would in a larger home. All images: Wayfair

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These Home Accents Featuring Botanical Prints Are Perfect For Fall – And Year Round

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  If you’re not the type to decorate for fall using pumpkins and turkeys, you’re going to love this holiday decorating alternative. Your favorite retailers are currently stocking leaf print patterns and botanical prints that are modern and timeless. We’ve rounded up the best ones for you. The following botanical prints will offer you plenty of bang for your buck. They can be styled to go on or around your Thanksgiving table and freshened up when the seasons change. It’s okay to skip the turkeys – decorate with leaves instead.

Accent Furniture And Decor Featuring Botanical Prints

Choose a stunning botanical pattern for an accent chair, ottoman, curtains, your area rug or any other furniture or decor item. For fall, accessorize the item with
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