10 Stylish Colanders for Every Berry

10 Stylish Colanders for Every Berry

Bccff5705e075d2cf4ea1709e787613124ad62e1?auto=compress&w=240&h=240&fit=crop
Maren Ellingboe
Jun 7, 2016

Here's the dilemma: Those summer berries from the farmers market are drop-dead gorgeous, but your colander, by comparison, is looking utilitarian and drab. Not to worry, though — the solution is easy. Add a bit of style with strainers that do double duty, serving as both a functional dish for rinsing fruit as well as a beautiful serving piece. You're berry welcome.

1. Mimira Colander, $18 from Anthropologie: This blue ombre piece beautifully contrasts with raspberries or strawberries.

2. Vermont Berry Colander, $80 from Peter Sheldon Ceramics: Raw on the outside with a white glaze on the inside, this rustic stoneware colander makes you feel like you’re washing berries in an old farmhouse.

3. Copper Colander, $10 from World Market: Affordable yet trendy with its two-tone finish, this metallic option adds shine to your kitchen.

4. Melamine Berry Colander, $6 from Williams-Sonoma: Durable melamine makes this small colander gentle on the berries.

5. Teal Berry Bowl, $48 from Etsy: This hand-thrown colander has a built-in plate underneath to prevent drips, making it ideal for serving.

(Image credit: Courtesy of World Market)

6. Berry Box Colander, $6 from Crate & Barrel: Reminiscent of those cardboard berry boxes you see at farmers markets, these ceramic strainers make whimsical serving dishes.

7. Espera Nut Bowl, $395 from Anna New York by RabLabs: For the person who has everything, who doesn’t need a 24-karat gold-plated bowl with patterns inspired by sea fans? Although not technically a colander, it could certainly be used as one if you're so inclined.

8. Golden Rabbit 1.5 Quart Colander, $39.99 from AllModern: The speckled black pattern on this enamel colander evokes a rustic cabin vibe.

9. White Berry Colander, $35 from Etsy: Perfectly sized for an individual serving of fruit, this lovely porcelain option was handcrafted in the Hudson Valley.

10. Kuhn Rikon Colapsible Colander, from $18 from Sur la Table: This cheery colander collapses for easy storage, making it ideal for small kitchens.

Kitchn supports our readers with carefully chosen product recommendations to improve life at home. You support us through our independently chosen links, many of which earn us a commission.
moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt