A baker’s rack is the perfect setting for a coffee bar. With hooks to hold cups and plenty of storage on shelves above and below the main counter area, it can keep the joe ﬂowing 24/7.
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21 Coffee Bars to Put Pep in Your Home Design
A Bright Blue Morning
Reclaim a dresser and paint it a bold color to make a big statement. This bright blue beauty is a stunning visual counterpoint to whitewashed brick walls. Nestled under bracketed shelves, the repurposed piece serves double duty as a coffee bar and eye-catching focal point in the room.
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Storage is key for the well-stocked coffee bar, and ﬁnding a piece of furniture with enough space to accommodate everything can be tough. This sideboard has multiple drawers and doors for supplies and a bottom shelf for overﬂow. Its white ﬁnish pops in front of a boldly painted wall.
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If you're looking to make a coffee bar a permanent ﬁxture in your home, don't assume that it has to be in the kitchen. Putting a bar elsewhere allows guests to circulate through your home with comfort and ease. This distressed table has everything you need for a fresh cup right at your ﬁngertips; basket-wrapped bottles underneath offer both storage and textural interest.
DIY Java Spot
A coffee bar is a wonderful DIY project, and if you're lucky enough to be able to use reclaimed objects, you can really make it your own. The centerpiece of this coffee bar is a repurposed window frame, stretched with chicken wire—perfect for displaying photos and cards as well as mugs.
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Treats at the Desk
Two cabinets left over from a renovation are topped with a counter made of 2x6 boards that have been joined together, stained, and varnished. Bars and hooks on the wall add a finishing touch, transforming this renovation salvage into a coffee bar that's open for business.
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You can create a coffee bar with even the smallest patch of countertop real estate. Hooks on wall-mounted rods make a smart home for cups, while a coffeemaker and ﬁxings live underneath. Diminutive it may be, but it's always ready to serve up a hot cup of happiness.
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A Sip at the Sideboard
A cabinet with enough surface area can easily enough be crafted into a coffee bar. This small side cabinet has the added bonus of a bottom shelf, where baskets provide excellent storage. Above, a metal-and-wood shelf displays bright white cups against the rich-toned wall for a classic contrast.
Master Bedroom Indulgence
Enjoy your ﬁrst cup of coffee before you even step foot into the kitchen with a mini coffee bar tucked into the corner of a dresser in your bedroom. This simple setup—a coffeemaker, cups, grinds, and sugar—is sure to get your heart started in the morning.
Open for Business
Hang open cabinets in the corner of your living room and install cup hooks under them. Then slide in a piece of furniture that's appropriately sized for the coffee-making machinery, and you’re that much closer to enjoying a cup of joe any time of day.
Dining Room Amenity
Hosting unexpected guests just got easier. Set up a coffee bar on a large dresser or sideboard in the dining room, and your guests will always feel free to serve themselves—with no extra effort on your part.
Office Coffee Cart
This coffee bar sideboard began life as upper kitchen cabinets. Reclaimed from the dumpster, and outfitted with barn-styled doors from actual reclaimed barnwood, it makes both a stunning and practical addition to this dining room.
Countertop Coffee Bar
Concrete Coffee Bar
You can DIY a concrete top to give any coffee bar a modern and earthy look. Whether you’re building a table from scratch, or putting a new top on something repurposed, gathering all your coffee paraphernalia into one spot will make brewing that morning cup of joe an extra-satisfying ritual.
A bedroom dresser is easily transformed into a coffee bar with a coat of paint. The once-attached mirror, repainted with chalkboard paint, even provides inspiration for the day. A couple of bracketed shelves to store mugs and other accoutrement rounds out this coffee corner and makes it a daily destination.
Handmade & Vintage
A handmade sign and a vintage ironing board quickly come together to make this sweet coffee bar. Mounting the reclaimed boards with a small gap between them makes room for S-hooks to hang mugs. A stencil that emulates crate markings brings it all together. One lump, or two?
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