A funky tin or vase or bowl. Check out the Kmart appreciation thread, the posters in there have lots of great ideas
I have you pegged as a no clutter type of chick, but I would purchase some Orla Kiely cake tins or tea/coffee canisters and have them on the bench. Or some funky mugs on a mug tree. Ooh! Or a spice rack or two. Or a nice clock. Or some wall art.
(Basically just describing my kitchen here!)
I would buy a really really nice cook book (one with a gorgeous cover that you just love, doesn't matter what the recipes are like!) and stand it in a really lovely cookbook stand. I would source a lovely big platter or bowl in colours that match said cookbook for displaying fruit and then pair this with a new knife block - either a white or stainless steel and buy colourful knives in the same colour way as platter/cookbook or a colourful stand with plain knives.
Herb wall. Definitely.
Can you get any kind of overlay for the splash back to add some colour/texture?
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