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Get the Look: Zooey Deschanel’s Quirky Kitchen

Snap up these furnishings to create a cozy nook inspired by the “New Girl” star’s chic kitchen.

Somewhere between retro-steeped quirk and postmodern cool, you’ll find folk singer-songwriter, New Girl star, and style icon Zooey Deschanel and her equally appealing Los Angeles breakfast nook. (Wonder if she would ever ask cast mate Max Greenfield to check out open houses with her?)

Zooey’s $2.1 million bungalow just hit the market. Assuming you aren’t in the market to buy it — but that you are digging her style — we found a few budget-friendly goods that will help you achieve her home decor look. Scroll down to find links to all of the products shown here.

Woven Chair, $169.95, AmericanChairs.com
These chairs are stackable, water-resistant, and finished in all-weather bamboo. But their woven-backed visual texture is an instant upgrade for any space — be it an outdoor patio, a sunroom, or a breakfast nook.

Martha Stewart Living Brass Finish Cabinet Pull, $4.49 each, The Home Depot

When it comes to styling a room, hardware is both the smallest (purchase) and the largest (style game changer) investment.

Polo Blue Interior Paint, $47.99/gallon, Benjamin Moore

Deschanel has a way with preppy sailor dresses on-screen and in real life. It only makes sense that her room-anchoring hue would nod to the nautical. Benjamin Moore’s “Polo Blue” is a great option for re-creating this look.

French Marble-Top Table, $1,299, Crate & Barrel

Every affordable design project deserves a splurge item, be it something heirloom and free or brand-spanking new with a hand-finished quality and feel.

Porcelain Mosaic Tile, $108.99/case, Overstock.com

Both shades of this tile are perfect for setting off the deeper hues throughout a space like Deschanel’s — and timeless enough to suit other picks you make down the road.

Safavieh Courtyard Rug, $43.99 – $347, Wayfair.com

It’s likely your kitchen didn’t come finished with blue-and-white Byzantine tile work. (If it did? Go, you.) This washable Turkish rug is an eye-catching alternative. Even better, it’s available in dimensions ranging from hallway runner to oversized area rug.

Progress Lighting Chandelier, $158.04, LightingDirect.com
As cute as the “true brass” finish (hence the affordable price tag) already is, prepare to be equally charmed by a “How to Install a Chandelier” video tutorial you can watch right from the product page. 

Grandad Plaid Pillow, $56, Schoolhouse Electric and Leisure Blush Pillow, $39.95, CB2

Proof that “Grandpa” plaid paired with “Little Old Lady” pink looks as cute as it sounds. These are two of the easiest fabrics and hues to thrift right now. (Snoop vintage clothing shop formalwear racks and rummage bins for covers.)