10 Colorful Gifts for Stylish Cooks

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Forget black and white — bring on the color! From a bold, patterned apron to color-cut cake stands and rainbow-colored napkins and bowls, here are 10 picks that’ll bring a little flair to your favorite cook’s kitchen this year.

  1. Dansk Kobenstyle Butter Warmer in Midnight Blue, $39.95 from Amazon: We adore this squatty little pot for all the times you need to heat up a little something — milk, soup, butter. And the deep midnight blue color would look great stored on the stove or an open shelf.
  2. Inside Story Table Runner, $69.95 from CB2: This table runner is so pretty with its brilliant rainbow of colors, it would be hard to put it away at the end of a dinner party!
  3. Marimekko Aprons, $45 from Marimekko: Every stylish cook needs a bold and stylish apron!
  4. Bread Knife, $41.95 from Flotsam and Fork: Handmade in France, this knife is practical, long-lasting, and gorgeous to boot.
  5. Set of 10 Color Napkins, $90 from Kara Weaves: Each napkin is lovely on its own, but so pretty seen together as a full set!
  6. Le Creuset Pepper Mill, $35 from Le Creuset: We love these tall, colorful pepper mills – perfect for setting on the dinner table.
  7. Color-Cut Cake Stand, $12-$24 from Anthropologie: Because every cake your favorite baker bakes deserves to be displayed like a work of art.
  8. Green Dipped Ceramic Canister, $14.99 from World Market: The gradient hue gives just the right amount of color.
  9. Textured Dip Bowls, $4 from West Elm: These stylish bowls are great for entertaining or small snacks.
  10. Ceramics Tote in Natural/Red, $44 from Heath Ceramics: An elegant but fun way to carry around prepared foods, with just a hint of color.
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