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How to Create a Home Coffee Station Because Your Favorite Coffee Shop Is Closed

by Caroline Harris

How to Create a Home Coffee Station Because Your Favorite Coffee Shop Is Closed
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If you’re like me, you’re not a functioning human in the morning until you’ve had a cup of coffee. You may be missing your favorite coffee shop right now as the COVID-19 outbreak prompts more and more Americans to “shelter in place,” but staying at home doesn’t mean you have to be groggy and uncaffeinated. Now is the time to get creative and learn about latte art or invest in that fancy espresso machine you’ve been eying. We assembled an official guide to creating a home coffee station so you can enjoy oat milk lattes from the comfort of your couch.

 

Start by identifying a section of your space to reserve for your DIY coffee station. This can be a kitchen counter, a special cabinet, or even a bar cart. Gather all your coffee supplies, accessories, and gadgets, like coffee makers, creamers, sweeteners, K-Cup pods, coffee filters, and cute mugs. Taking stock of your coffee collection will help determine your organizational strategy as well as what supplies you still need. 

 

 

Consider investing in a mini fridge for consolidating all your coffee supplies in one place. This mini fridge can form the centerpiece of your coffee station, serving as a one-stop shop for all your ingredients. Line up your favorite milks — whether you swear by soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk, etc. — then use the rest of the space for any creamers you like plus fudge syrup and whipped cream, if that’s your style.

 

If you prefer chai lattes to coffee, you may want to pick up a spice rack for storing cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice. If you reach for a recipe every morning, consider printing them, laminating the pages, and assembling a coffee recipe book for yourself. To a large extent, your home coffee station will depend upon your coffee-making style and preferences.

 

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Coffee, tea and a plant propagation station in our kitchen to help keep our spirits up, through this once-in-a-lifetime kind of time off… Have a great morning you all ! ???????? . P.S. The tea station is on top of the shelf of an old iron dish-rack no longer in use (I reuse all of its pieces as stands after spraying them with a solution to prevent rust ☺️), while the plant propagation station is completely DIY where I hooked some linked chains (from old hanging planters) to a wooden tray with high sides and hung it up ! . . . . . . . . . . "My Happy Place" for #uchomes "stay at home" for #myhousethismonth #7daydecorchallenge "Stay at home decor” for #simplehomewelove “pic” for #mydesiswag #myktchn #apartmenttherapy “plants in decor” for #myhomefeel @varsha_decor @planta_de_amor @ad_homedesigns @all_youneedis_dat_ #indianhomestudio #helloplantlover #houseofplantlovers #cozyhomeshots #ecofynd

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Once your materials are in place, you can start getting crafty. Stash brown sugar, K-Cup pods and stirrers in glass mason jars. Hang charming coffee mugs from the wall, add some succulents, or include a framed coffee-themed canvas. Some coffee enthusiasts like switching up their display seasonally, including flowers and Easter eggs for the springtime. Others opt for a more lowkey design that works year-round.

 

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Double tap if you love coffee! I use my coffee station every single day multiple times a day and making it cute and festive brings me joy! I’ve joined a few friends to offer you some Spring Inspiration you won’t want to miss! . . . Welcome to our tour of fun Easter and spring coffee stations! Come check out all these ladies for inspiration on styling your coffee station nook! Let us know what you think. . . . @sugarcolorhouse @kathrynpackard @modernglamhome @shannongolddesign @tanyarng @shiningondesign @just_addabow @heatherbuglane @the.pink.dream . . . http://liketk.it/2Lvmm @liketoknow.it @liketoknow.it.home #liketkit #LTKhome #LTKspring #LTKstyletip #shannongolddesign #traditionaldecor #homeaccount #homedecorblog #traditionalhomes #instahomedecor #interiorbloggers #stylingtheseasons #homedesigners #homedesignideas #lovelyinteriors #dfwhomes #dallaslife #myhome2inspire #whitehomes #homelove #luxuryhomedecor #lovelyinterior #homedesigner #Easterdecor #easterdecorations #coffeestation #easterdecoration #easterdecor #easterdecorating #springdecor

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Our favorite displays from Pinterest and Instagram add personal touches in the form of signs, succulents, and even bunny sculptures. As you can see, there are many different approaches to making a coffee corner your own. Get started with these amazing coffee station supplies, below.

 

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Le Creuset Stoneware French Press

Price:$87.50

Brew your coffee to the point of perfection with this stoneware French press. The process is simple: Steep your coffee in boiling water, then push the sieve through the press to filter away the grounds. This product is dishwasher safe and holds up to 27 fluid ounces of coffee.

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Fellow Set of 2 Coffee Tasting Glasses

Price:$30.00

Take your coffee obsession to new heights with this set of two tasting glasses. Each glass promises to enhance the taste of your coffee so you can appreciate every note of your brew. The glasses are carefully constructed out of hand-blown borosilicate glass to maintain your coffee’s temperature longer.

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Raabe Kitchen Cart

Price:$115.99

If your home lacks counter or cabinet space, grab a kitchen cart for your coffee station. This one is made of solid wood and has three shelves for stashing your French press, mugs, coffee table books, mason jars, and more.

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Dotted Line Kitchen Canister (Set of 3)

Price:$33.99

Instead of having loose K-Cups and bags of sugar lying around, opt for coordinated canisters. You can use one canister for your coffee grounds, one for sugar, and one for K-Cups, for instance. Each piece in this set of three has an airtight seal and a neutral white finish.

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Black Vibe 0.53 cu. Ft. Countertop Outdoor Rated Mini Fridge

Price:$96.99

This mini fridge has two adjustable shelves and door racks for easy storage and organization. It’s ideal for keeping a few essentials from your coffee collection, like some creamer cups or a small carton of milk. Best of all, the front is a dry-erase board, so you can add messages or doodle to your heart’s delight.

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Succulents + Cactus Collection, Set of 12

Price:$58.00

This set of 12 succulents is great for adding some relaxing visuals to your coffee station. The succulents thrive in partial sunlight and temperatures between 60 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Care for your plants by watering them two to four times a week, depending on the dryness of your climate.

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Konica Stainless Steel Stove Top, Espresso Maker, 4 Cups

Price:$53.00

This espresso maker is designed for coffee lovers with a four-cup capacity and high-quality construction. It’s made in Italy, home to some of the best coffee in the world, so you know it’s the real deal.

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Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother and 12 oz Frothing Pitcher, Stainless Steel

Price:$25.95

This set contains all the essentials for making frothy drinks like lattes and cappuccinos. The milk frother foams all types of milk in 20 seconds or less, and you’ll add frothed milk to your coffee from an aesthetically pleasing pitcher made of stainless steel.

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Danny’s World Nespresso Coffee Capsule Holder

Price:$21.99

Line up all your K-Cups to win the award for “most organized.” This tower revolves so you can easily access your favorite flavors in the morning.

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Danny’s World Coffee Organizer

Price:$32.99

This coffee organizer holds up to 54 K-Cups, but you can also use it to store sugar packets, stirrers, and whatever else you need for your caffeinated creations. The sleek black finish will match most interior designs, and you can stack mugs on top of the organizer if you need additional storage space.

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‘Coffee & Friends’ Textual Art on Wrapped Canvas

Price:$47.99

Hang this coffee-themed canvas behind your coffee station for an Insta-worthy display. This artwork is a celebration of friendship and coffee consumption—what could be better? Reviewers have given it a near-perfect 4.9 rating, stating, “I love this piece” and “the message it conveys is so meaningful.”

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Chemex 8 Cup Classic Glass Coffee Maker with Wood Collar and Tie

Price:$44.99

This coffee maker doubles as decoration with its elegant wood and leather. To use it, all you have to do is place coffee in the filter and add boiling water.

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The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor Jungle

Price:$35.00

No coffee station would be complete without a coffee table book. This book breaks down how to grow your own indoor jungle and includes calming visuals of plants to page through.

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Frieling Stainless Steel 2 Tablespoon Coffee Scoop and Stirrer

Price:$12.99

This little tool will have you feeling like a barista. With a coffee scoop on one side and a coffee stirrer on the other, the stainless steel product is perfect for blending, measuring, and enjoying your daily cup of joe.

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Anthropologie Home Armand Mug

Price:$10.50

Buy yourself a beautiful new coffee mug—you deserve it! This Anthropologie option is dishwasher and microwave safe and is decorated with brightly painted letters that will liven up your morning brew.