Coffee Station Makeover

April 30, 2014, In: Food and Drink, Home Decor, Organizing
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In our kitchen we have a built in desk nook. I’m sure it seemed like a good idea to the builder but the reality is, we never use it. So I decided to turn it into something useful, a coffee/tea station!

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We’ve been using the desk nook to house the Keurig for awhile now, but as you can see in the before picture below, it was lacking in style and function.

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We began by painting the nook, but didn’t stop there, we painted the entire kitchen! The paint is Olympic paint in “Oyster Shell”. It’s a nice deep brown color that gave the room a coffee house feel.

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Then the hubby hung a rod that I purchased from Ikea. I also purchased a set of hooks for hanging mugs and a basket to hold my tea.

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We love our Keurig so much that we got rid of our old coffee maker. But all those K-cups need to go somewhere, so I purchased an extra storage drawer from Bed Bath and Beyond in addition to the stand up unit we already had.

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Then I added a few extra items like sugar, flavored coffee syrup, to-go mugs with lids and coffee stirrers to make making that morning cup of joe super quick and easy.

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Since most of the coffee in our house is consumed in the morning and on the go, I also included a jar for cereal bars and some bananas to make grabbing breakfast on the go easy too!

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Do you have a space in your house that you never use? Rethink it, give it a new purpose, one that will serve your needs better, you’ll be glad you did! I know I am!

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Salute, Sharleen

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