Valentine Red Retro Kitchen Accents

altValentine’s Day always spotlights the color red and it’s a great accent color to use if things are starting to look a little dull and tired in your kitchen. And if you have a place in your heart for the 1950’s era, you’ll love these fun accent reproductions to help liven up your kitchen.

Chances are, you and your family probably spend a great deal of your time together in the family kitchen. So if your kitchen workspace has been looking a little tired and worn lately, or if you’ve already been considering give it an updated facelift, check out these red hot kitchen appliances and accent pieces that are sure to punch up your old look. 

 

altA great place to start off your new “Retro Kitchen”  is by simply adding a few cool counter accents and this Espressione Red Café Retro Espresso Machine is one that you’re sure to love. It’s adaptable for use with traditional ground coffee or E.S.E. expresso coffee pods and it shuts off automatically after brewing. The body of the machine not only looks great, but it has toggle switch and indicator light controls, with a built in temperature gauge and controlled steaming and frothing options for making cappuccinos.

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altThese charming Lucy Diner Chairs are reminiscent of the old 1950’s diners, and they’ll make a great design accent when used as the seating around your kitchen table. Their commercial-grade 14 gauge welded steel frames are richly complemented by red vinyl, diamond button tufted upholstered backs that are super durable and can easily be wiped down, should any accidental spills occur.

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altIf it’s time to replace your refrigerator, consider this Italian designed SMEG Refrigerator since it could easily become the centerpiece of your kitchen with it’s sleek design and eye catching bright red color. And even though it’s look is totally retro on the outside, it’s totally state-of-the-art on the inside, with adjustable shelving & storage spaces, and energy-efficient design. And if red doesn’t suit your decor, you can also order it in silver, lime, cream, black or pastel blue.

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altThe vibrant red frame on this Infinity Instruments Wall clock might just remind you of days spent making cookies in the kitchen with mom. The clean Arabic numbers and bright red metal hands add to it’s totally nostalgic look and it’s compact 9.5 inch diameter makes it easy to fit on almost any wall space.

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altAlways a classic in any kitchen, this oval shaped, cherry red Le Creuset Dutch oven is available in a variety of different sizes and colors. This enameled cast iron cookware is well known for its superior heat retention and even heat distribution qualities. This oval shaped model is just perfect for making a chicken, roast meat, soups or casseroles and it’s so durable that you can keep it in your family for generations to come.

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