Just like your cooking tools, cupboards can get greasy when you're making dinner. Add a little dish soap to a spray bottle with warm water to mist away the grime. Then, rinse with a well-wrung cloth and dry.
A cozy booth beats out stools any day. Fake a snug nook in the middle of the room by pulling up a plush island-height bench. Sunday brunch just got so much better.
A freestanding tub looks a lot less plain thanks to decorative baskets. Use them to hold towels or swap in a pair of ceramic stools for added color. Shop a similar look: storage baskets, $120, amazon.com