Spring has sprung, and just like last year, this season is also a bit different from year's past. Some of us might be separated from our loved ones, missing them dearly. While others of us are not, instead, those are left looking for ways to put some much-needed space between those closest to them (literally).
Regardless of which side you fall, the one common link among us all is clear: we're in desperate need of cheering up. We all need something to make us smile, giving us joy once more, and the solution? Pastel buys.
Pastel buys are, of course, a spring necessity. However, this year, instead of diverting your go-to blues, yellows, and purples (to name a few) solely on your wardrobe selections, implement that same amount of effort into one of the most crucial rooms in your home: your kitchen.
Think colorful coffee makers, bright, bold refrigerators, and of course, all of the multi-colored mugs you can get your hands on!
Every single pastel piece will lift your spirits and fill your room with joy, and if you're struggling to believe us? See for yourself.
Here are seven pastel buys to perfect— they will revive the spring in your step!
1. Go all-in and invest in a brand-new refrigerator
Smeg Full Size Refrigerator for $1,999, at west elm
A SMEG refrigerator is one of the most worthwhile investments you can make when opting to implement pastel buys into your home, as well as one of the most expensive, but trust us: it's worth it.
An icon of Italian design, the 50's style this choice is retro cool on the outside, state-of-the-art on the inside. Featuring thoughtful storage spaces, adjustable shelving, and an energy-efficient design, this fridge is both fun to use and easy on the eyes. My personal favorite? The light blue.
2. Try a touch-screen air fryer
Beautiful 6 Quart Touchscreen Air Fryer, Sage Green by Drew Barrymore for $89, at Walmart
Thoughtfully designed with sleek touch-activated illumination and signature gold accents, the Beautiful Air Fryer preheats food up to 50% faster than a traditional oven with a 5lb food capacity ideal for serving 5-7 people. Plus, the contemporary color and modern silhouette seamlessly amplify any space or corner in your kitchen, too.
3. Serve up every meal in style, thanks to the most divine dishware
vancasso 16-Piece Pink Porcelain Dinner Plates, Bowls and Mugs Set Dinnerware Set for $75.38, at The Home Depot
Unexpected yet warmly welcomed is this divine dishware set that offers 16 bowls and plates perfect for serving up to four people. Available in a pretty pink hue, the marbelized setting adds a romantic element to any corner that will be suitable year-round, sure to leave everyone blushing.
4. Or gravitate towards a selection that's a bit more moody
vancasso 16-Piece Light Blue Porcelain Plates, Bowls Set Coffee Mugs Dinnerware Set for $75.38, at The Home Depot
Equally as elegant is this 16-piece bowls and plate set, featured in the same swirled print as the previously-mentioned, but offered in a beautiful bright blue. Sleek, sophisticated, and oh-so-stylish, there is no wrong way to go here.
5. Infuse a hint of lavender into your morning routine
Mr Coffee Iced Coffee Maker with Reusable Tumbler and Coffee Filter Lavender for $60.99, at Amazon
Create refreshing iced coffee in minutes at home with this luxurious lavender Mr. Coffee maker. The RapidChill brewing process quickly cools hot, concentrated coffee over a full tumbler of ice. Sharp, sleek, and simple, it's sure to stun and please.
6. Whip up tasty treats with this majestic machine
KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer in Majestic Yellow for $558.96, at Walmart
High on style and well worth the investment, this Kitchenaid mixer comes available in the most majestic yellow hue and makes up to nine-dozen cookies in one batch. With ten speeds to thoroughly mix, knead and whip ingredients quickly and easily, it's the bright spot on even the gloomiest of days.
7. Allow this peach toaster to perk up your morning
Sencor 2-Slice Peach Orange Long Slot Toaster for $34.99, at The Home Depot
Fresh and contemporary, this peach-orange two-slice toaster looks great and works even better. With a curved shape that is cool-to-the-touch and a stainless steel top with wide slots, this morning must-have will make toasting bread easy and efficient.
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Brittany Romano is Future's U.S. Shopping Editor, residing on the Upper East Side in New York City. From her start as a freelance fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building a highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn't writing, you can spot her on Fifth Avenue lusting over the yet-another Chanel bag, making a stylish statement on her velvet couch (in the most luxurious sleepwear), or at a Boston Bruins game, in her signature So Kate Louboutins.
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