I sort of have an obsession with kitchen scales and you will probably find them scattered all throughout my home.
I don't have a before picture of what my bay window looked like but it had a very ugly (poo poo) brown trim and just by buying a sample paint in white I have completely updated the look.
The rattan baskets were $2 each and the tin canisters were $6 for all four at my local thrift store. Never underestimate your local thrift stores. You can get the best deals there.