15 best cheap and cute tea kettles to liven up your kitchen

15 best cheap and cute tea kettles to liven up your kitchen
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Kettles are useful in ways we don’t need to explain, but they’re also often beautiful, affordable works of art that liven up your entire kitchen. Whether bringing one home or gifting it to a friend, there are endless options out there featuring beautiful imagery, colors, designs, and materials that display personality and artistry beautifully so every cup of tea or coffee feels more special.

That many options can be overwhelming, though, so we narrowed the field. Below you’ll find our top picks for the best, brightest, and most fun tea kettles and teapots you can buy, all for under $100–most well under that number. Keep scrolling to see which you can bring home and let the boiling begin.

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Le Creuset Enameled Steel Demi Tea Kettle

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Le Creuset is known for their craftsmanship and style, and this adorable kettle with its funky shape is no exception. We love the lush red hue you see here, but you can also choose from an array of other rich color options.

Le Creuset

Kate Spade New York Vintage Cherry Dot 2.5 qt. Tea Kettle in White/Red

As if the cherries and polka dots aren’t cute enough, the shape and unusual handle really send this one over the edge. This print is also available in a number of pieces, so you can start your own cohesive collection and have a fruit-filled kitchen! Just check out this great serving tray.

Kate Spade

Old Dutch DuraCopper 10.57-Cup Stovetop Tea Kettle in Copper

The DuraCopper construction of this kettle is unbeatable, and we’re a sucker for the sloped sides and unexpected shape that evokes the shape of a classic windmill– very Old Dutch indeed.

Old Dutch

Supreme Housewares Stainless Steel Strawberry Whistling Tea Kettle

This whistling strawberry kettle is so cute we could scream. In addition to the gorgeous detailing, it’s also very useful–the reservoir holds two quarts of water and looks amazing on any stovetop. Give it to someone who loves a bright, cheerful kitchen.

Supreme Housewares

Handmade Copper Teapot

The stunning floral design of this teapot is the showstopper of this bunch. 100% handcrafted by Turkish artisans, this pot is lined with tin with a superior copper outer layer, and each piece will have its own unique spin since it’s not a factory-made product.

Lyrids Copper

Supreme Housewares 2.4 qt. Stainless Steel Whistling Stovetop Kettle

If bold and graphic is your cup of tea, brew it up in this black and white diamond patterned stunner and let visitors revel in the artistic optical feast on your stovetop.

Supreme Housewares

Kaushalam Hand Painted Tea Kettle

While this option can’t be placed directly on the stovetop, it will keep your water hot and simply looks too beautiful to not include. Some reviewers note that since it is quite delicate, they use it as a watering can for their indoor plants.


Bodum Goose Neck 27oz Electric Water Kettle - Black

For something a bit less novel and a lot more chic, this goose neck kettle is gorgeous and very affordable. It’s perfect for the minimalist with a keen eye for sleek design, plus it has a no-slip handle and holds up to 27 ounces of water.


Mr. Coffee Alberton Tea Kettle with Lid

The textured swirl pattern and rich emerald shade are only two reasons to buy this great kettle. It can also hold up to 2.3 quarts, has an easy-pouring, stay-cool handle, and you can get it for under $20 if you take advantage of Macy’s frequent coupon deals.

Mr. Coffee

Whistling Tea Kettle for Stovetop

The oil slick look of this kettle is perfect for the funky kitchen, or maybe a college student going away for their first year of school. It looks fresh and youthful, almost hypnotic in appearance, and its bulbous shape helps it heat water more quickly than most.


Creative Home Savanah 3 Qt Whistling Brushed Stainless Steel Tea Kettle

If you like your little teapots short and stout like the nursery rhyme, look no further. This one’s made of brushed steel for a clean look, but her squat stature makes her too precious to pass up.

Creative Home

Bodum Ceramic Douro Matte Black Teapot

Perfect for brewing loose tea, this simple but impactful design has personality for days despite its relative simplicity.


Chantal 37-VINT YC Enamel on Steel Vintage Teakettle (1.7-Quart, Canary Yellow)

For something sunny and bright without looking too cartoonish, this vintage-style steel kettle hits the spot. The body is composed of one solid piece, so you also get the added benefit of avoiding rust.


Tea Kettle, 2.7 Quart BELANKO

For a soft pastel look with a touch of gorgeous natural wood, try this generously sized 2.7 quart kettle that heats quickly, avoids rust and corrosion, and has a loud whistle to make sure you never forget when the water’s on.


Light Green Embossed Cast Iron Teapot

Embsossed cast iron is heavy, beautiful, and looks great on any counter or stovetop. It comes with a removable tea infuser as well, and the under-$30 is hard to believe when you consider the look and quality of this piece.

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