Be creative! Setting capacious wooden boxes, packing crates, and harvest baskets atop cabinets serves a number of purposes. The containers enhance vintage designs, supply eye-catching graphics and patinas, and hold everything from paper party goods to kit
The new aubergine Aga stove has three ovens, each maintaining heat for a specific function: roasting, baking, or simmering. Two hot plates—one set for boiling, one for simmering—are on the cooktop for my friends who love purple.