A coffee bar is as functional as it is a necessity in your homestead. These beautiful creations allow you to entertain your family and guests over some homemade brews without a hassle.
If you are looking to flaunt your barista prowess this coming national coffee day, here is a roundup of creative coffee bar ideas to try out.
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10 Eye-Catching Coffee Bar Ideas To Add Decorative Focal Points to Your Homestead
1. Chalkboard Coffee Counter
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A coffee counter in your large living room is both functional and stylish. Large woodblocks for the counter and shelves will add a touch of flair to the coffee bar set up.
An industrial pipe fitted with hooks will make a fancy spot to hang your coffee mugs.
Tip: Coffee related writing on the chalkboard will make a playful accent to the coffee bar setup.
2. Tiered Steel Coffee Bar
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A steel bench with drawers and two open bottom shelves is a simple but sturdy coffee bar table idea. Two open shelves are enough, but you can go for a third one if you want the bar a bit high.
A steel panel with hooks and rack will complete this coffee bar with a place to display your coffee mugs.
3. Corner Coffee Station
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Corner bar setups are generally space-hungry. However, that does not mean you cannot set up a relatively small bar in that underutilized small corner in your house.
Use a few pieces of wood to make an extension of an L-shaped cabinet with hidden storage from your corner walls. With a small corner bar, go with mesh racks to hang and display your utensils.
4. Repurposed Armoire Coffee Bar
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Do you have an armoire that no longer holds your television? Why not repurpose it into an upscale coffee bar for your living room, porch, or master suite?
Drill a hole at the back for the coffee maker's cord, and you are set to display what you want and hide the rest in the storage spaces of the repurposed armoire.
5. Bookshelf Coffee Bar
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Whether you prefer a traditional table bookshelf or the modern cubicle organizer, bookshelves provide plenty of room to arrange your coffee station equipment, utensils, and decor.
Tip: A tiered bookshelf or a few floating shelves will be great to store your extra supplies.
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6. Simple Kitchen Counter Coffee Bar
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Can't find room to set up your coffee station? Don't fret. Free up a small section of your kitchen counter and set up.
Go for the side of the kitchen counter with an overhead storage unit so that you have room to store your bar supplies. Otherwise, build your open shelves above the kitchen counter for display.
7. Built-in Coffee Bar
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Another coffee station that will blend with your kitchen's cabinetry is a built-in coffee bar—these setups stand out with unique and creative backsplashes and open shelves.
You might want to make room for these if you are renovating an old space or building a new one altogether.
8. Rustic Coffee Setup
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Reclaim an old storage or kitchen cabinet and transform it into a coffee bar. Though reclaimed furniture might look old-fashioned, a rustic station in your living room will add beautiful color contrast.
9. Mobile Copper Coffee Cart
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A mobile coffee station is as classy as it is functional. Though small, this station is hardy enough to hold all the supplies you need to make coffee, not to mention cookies or biscuits to go with the coffee.
With the wheels, you can move it around your house so that you don't have to take long walks to make a cup of coffee.
10. Updated Furniture Coffee Bar
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Setting up a coffee station doesn't have to be an uphill task. Update any furniture you might have, new or old, to meet your coffee station needs.
This could be anything from staining it, to adding enclosures to keep supplies out of sight to putting up shelves for a complete coffee station look.
Watch this video from Love Create Celebrate on DIY coffee station at home:
Some of these coffee bar designs may look challenging to recreate, but with a little artistry, paint, and creativity, any of these will be a great DIY project for your homestead.
Have fun setting up your coffee bar!
Which of these bar designs did you love most? Let us know in the comments section below!
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