Flower power: 10 best floral kitchen accessories

Summer’s over for another year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful floral display – you just need to think outside the ….er….garden. We’ve selected our favourite bright, cheerful floral accessories to bring a pop of colour into your kitchen this autumn, and keep things blooming all year round.

1. Flower spray jug, live laugh love

Floral ceramic jug, £8.95

At just 9cm tall, this cute ceramic floral jug with with its lovely pale blue handle is perfect for cream in your coffee or a posy of flowers or autumn leaves. £8.95 from live laugh love.

2. Spray flowers tea towel set, Cath Kidston

Spray flowers Cath Kidston tea towels, £12

This set of bright, fresh floral tea towels features two contrasting prints, perfect for cheering up the kitchen on a grey day. Made from 100& cotton duck, they’re as practical as they are pretty. £12 from Daisy Park.

3. Agnes vintage tea cosy, The Oak Room

Agnes vintage floral tea cosy, £12.99

Go really retro and unleash your inner tea lover with this vintage style quilted tea cosy with pretty floral design and red dotty trim.   Made from 100% cotton, it’s machine washable and a fair trade product too. £12.99 from The Oak Room.

4. Marimekko Pieni Unikko Small Tray, Cloudberry Living

Bright red poppy rectangular tray, £26

Well, we might not be able to pronounce the name of this tray, but we do like it. Printed with Marimekko’s signature design first seen in 1964, the bright poppy design will make you feel uplifted and summery all year round. Made from birch plywood, it costs £26 from Cloudberry Living.

5. Fantasy large khaki mug, Pip Studio

Bright large floral mug, £10

Beautifully decorated with bold florals, this large (350ml) mug is guaranteed to perk you up in the mornings over your first cup of tea or coffee. Made of porcelain, not dishwasher or microwave safe. £10 from Daisy Park.

6. Set of two Darcy teacups, Alison Appleby

Set of two porcelain floral tea cups, £20

If you enjoy a little Regency romance in your life, how about this pair of porcelain darcy tea cups, handpaitned with peonies and cherry blossom? The Darcy collection, which also includes a tea cannister and teapot, was inspired by Regency England when Earl Grey was Prime Minister and taking tea was often at the centre of refined social life. £20 from Black by Design.

7. Rose and bee cake/cheese plate, Emma Bridgewater

Emma Bridgewater roses and bees cake plate, £39.95

Emma Bridgewater’s traditional nostalgic pattern features pretty pink roses, little bee detailing and a Persian blue border. Serve up the perfect afternoon, get out the cups and saucers and cheer yourself up on a drizzly afternoon. £39.95 from Daisy Park.

8. Bloom retro orange tray, Berry Red

Round vintage style retro floral tray, £28

If you love retro style, here’s a floral pattern that’s a little different. A cheerful addition to your kitchen, this lacquered wooden tray is ideal for the vintage inspired home with its orange curved grid pattern and simple floral repeat. £28 from Berry Red.

9. Flower colander, Kizmos Flora

Bright yellow flower colandar, £6.99

Rinse and drain fruits, salads and vegetables with this handy colander, with feet for a stable base when sitting the colander in the sink or on a counter. The colander also has an easy to hold petal lip, vital for a secure grip when rinsing and draining. It’s unusual and attractive enough to take rinsed salads straight to the table, and costs £6.99. Visit Kitchen Craft for stockists.

10. Daisy masher, Clare Loves

Flower-shaped potato masher, £19

With a design inspired by flowers in a meadow, this potato masher is made in the UK from beech and high grade stainless steel for a beautiful and functional kitchen essential.  £19 from Clare Loves.


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