Decorating

Here Are the Biggest Kitchen Trends on Etsy — And Where to Shop Them — Shopping

Hit up Etsy for one succulent planter and you're bound to end up spending the rest of your afternoon poking around on the site. There are so many things! It can obviously be a lot of fun, but it can also be totally overwhelming.

To help you stay a little more focused, we spoke with Etsy's Trend Expert, Dayna Isom Johnson, to learn about what's hot right now (among sellers and shoppers). Here's a curated list of what she's been noticing recently — plus, some top shopping picks.

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Beyond Subway Tile: 10 of the Prettiest Backsplashes We’ve Ever Seen — Kitchen Design

We love subway tile as much as the next home cook, but it's not the end all be all when it comes to kitchen backsplash options. If you're looking for some inspiration for your soon-to-be renovated space, or you just want to ogle some pretty kitchens, check out these beautiful subway tile alternatives — in real kitchens! — and prepare to swoon.

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6 Tiny Paris Kitchens That Prove Less Is More — Bastille Day

Imagine browsing the market stalls in Marché Bastille — overflowing with local cheeses, colorful veggies, and piles of crispy baguettes — then heading home to your snug pied-à-terre to cook up a fancy French feast. No fair, right? Then imagine that said pied-à-terre was one of these places. Even less fair!

At least you can try to bottle some of these kitchen's je ne sais quoi for your own home.

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5 Essential Elements in Every “Fixer Upper” Kitchen — The Farmhouse Kitchen

It's no secret how much Joanna Gaines, of HGTV's Fixer Upper, loves giant clocks and shiplap! If you've seen just one episode, chances are you've seen her use both of those things — probably even on the same dining room wall.

She's certainly got a specific style, which we totally love. It's just that we've seen her do it so much that we've figured out her magic formula. Here are the five things you need if you want to design your own Fixer Upper kitchen.

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The 7 Things You’ll Always Find in a Pinterest-Perfect Kitchen — Kitchen Design

How many times do you look at a kitchen on Apartment Therapy or Pinterest and wonder in amazement how these spaces come together? These rooms have a seemingly unattainable set of qualities that make them so, so nice to look at.

You may think it takes loads of money or some sort of inherent decorator's gene to capture that vibe, but we're here to happily tell you you're wrong. This seven-ingredient recipe is all it takes to have an effortlessly stylish kitchen. The best part? No big renovation required!

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The Ultimate Seating Option Your Kitchen Is Missing — Bring the Outdoors In

There is no denying the greatness of a hammock. When presented with the option of a hanging porch swing, an Adirondack chair, a tire swing, or a hammock, a hammock always wins, right?

So why limit your hammock enjoyment to the backyard? Here are three reasons you should put a hammock inside the house — more specifically, in your kitchen.

Tour this whole space: A Laidback Montreal Studio Apartment at Apartment Therapy

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