Worktop savers serve a practical purpose of helping protect your kitchen worktops from becoming scratched, burnt, stained, bashed or damaged. They’re usually made of durable materials, such as toughened glass, granite, wood or marble.
Although some are a bit boring and unoriginal, others are fun and quirky – here are 10 of our favourites!
1. Joseph Joseph spatula worktop saver
Joseph Joseph do a wide range of excellent worktop savers. This multi-coloured design celebrates the humble spatula, to great effect. Buy it from John Lewis
2. Ella Doran smarties worktop saver
This colourful smarties design is by Ella Doran and features round smarties and hearts, in a rainbow of colours.
3. Metro granite worktop saver
For a sleek and stylish look, this Metro worktop saver is made of dark granite, etched with a contrasting square design on one side.
It’s available from Argos for the sale price of £9.99.
4. Union Jack worktop saver
Add a patriotic feel to your kitchen, with the help of this Union Jack worktop saver.
The design is cleverly made up of fruits, such as strawberries and blueberries, and it’s available to purchase from Colloco Homeware and Gifts, on Not On The High Street, for £17.50.
5. Joseph Joseph breakfast worktop saver
Another great design from Joseph Joseph is this breakfast themed worktop protector, designed by illustrator Bo Lundberg.
6. Black and white floral bloom worktop saver
Bring the classic monotone look
to the kitchen, with the help of this black and white floral bloom worktop saver.
7. Cupcake worktop saver
If you love a good cupcake, then this vintage cupcake design worktop saver may be right up your street.
It’s available from Lakeland for £7.99.
8. Oval polka dot worktop saver
It might be smalller than some worktop savers (15cm by 30cm), but this one is just as durable. If you’ve got a smaller kitchen, or not too large a worktop to protect, then this nifty oval worktop saver may do the trick.
Decorated with polka dots, in vintage shades, it’s only £3.99 from Denny and Sons.
9. Conversion worktop saver
You won’t be stuck for a cooking conversion ever again, as this practical kitchen worktop saver is packed with essential conversion information. Whether you need to convert ounces to pounds, ml to fl oz to cups, or °C to °F, they’re all here.
It was designed especially for Lakeland
by Joseph Joseph and costs £9.78.
10. Chilli pepper worktop saver
If all things hot and spicy are your cup of tea, or you want your worktop saver to tone in with red or terracotta colours in your kitchen, then this chilli pepper worktop saver could be ideal.
It costs £9 from Leekes.