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Even if you have a small kitchen, you can learn how to transform it to make entertaining a breeze and your guests feel pampered. Discover design tips, a list of essential tools, and creative ways to turn your kitchen counter into a cozy coffee haven.

Create Your Favorite Coffee Shop In Your Kitchen

a variety of great kitchen coffee bars
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When entertaining, make your guests feel special by creating an inviting space, much like your favorite coffee shop. For inspiration, browse through these coffee bar ideas for your kitchen counter. Learn More.

Focal Point Fancy Coffee Bar Ideas

upscale blue cabinet coffee bar
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Tuck your coffee bar station between cabinet doors on your kitchen counter for a beautiful focal point. This is a great place to highlight some of your favorite items to show case your design style. Give it a personal touch by displaying your favorite mug you bought on vacation, special pictures of your family, or encouraging framed scripture quotes to start your morning routine. Learn More

Farmhouse Kitchen Coffee Station

coffee bar in the kitchen with glass jars on shelves
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DIY coffee bar ideas do not have to cost a lot of money. Install several bracketed shelves, then fill them with open glass jars for coffee fixings. Stack pretty coffee cups and coffee-making essentials in clear containers.  It’s also a great idea to add a few cozy plants on the shelves to make this the perfect spot to start your morning coffee routine.  Fill trays with coffee condiments for easy access so guests can make their own coffee. Learn More

Corner Kitchen Coffee With Bar Floating Shelves

upscale coffee bar with floating shelves
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An easy way to create a coffee station in a small kitchen is to tuck it in the corner. Add some floating shelves for pretty storage containers, coffee cups, and coffee-stirring tools.  Be sure to have a small bucket for used coffee grounds when guests make expresso. Learn More

Less Is More Kitchen Coffee Bar

coffee bar with shelves
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This simple open-shelf concept for a kitchen counter coffee bar creates a spacious and functional space, perfect for hosting a large group of friends. The open shelves create extra counter space and serve as a display for favorite home decor items. Learn More

Multi Functional Coffee Bar

small kitchen coffee bar ideas with fridge
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If you do not have a lot of space in your kitchen, then a multi-purpose in-home coffee bar is what you need. When guests arrive, this sitting area can be transformed into a coffee bar station perfect for gathering. When setting up a coffee bar for your friends and family, remember you do not have to have a dedicated coffee station but can create one quickly by transforming a simple space. Move your coffee pot to the side and set out syrups, jars of tea bags, hot water pot, creamers, and sweeteners. Learn More

Inexpensive Shelves Create Classy Coffee Station

expresso coffee bar and shelves
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This DIY coffee station is a great way for renters to make their own coffee station to suit their style. Using big box store shelves with brackets creates inexpensive and removable when-needed shelving options. Paint the shelves and brackets in a classic color matching your cabinets. This is also a good choice if you need plenty of storage space for a small coffee station. Learn More

Modern DIY Coffee Station

dark blue wall with upscale coffee pot and cups
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This DIY contemporary coffee station will transform any kitchen countertop into a stylish coffee station. There is plenty of room for an espresso machine, a Karig coffee machine, and a milk frother. Use the shelves to place easy-to-reach coffee mugs, a jar of coffee pods, and favorite syrups. If you are starting with a blank wall, be sure to browse this complete home coffee station makeover. They share step-by-step how-to. Learn More

Coffee Bar Ideas For Hosting

floating coffee bar shelves with cups
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Open shelving looks great with this coffee area beadboard backdrop. Your coffee nook only needs space for cups and coffee supplies. Using pretty clear containers is a fun way to help your overnight guests find exactly what they need to make their morning brew.  Learn More

Gorgeous Wallpaper Coffee Station

small coffee barkwith wallpaper. behind shelves
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Make your kitchen counter coffee bar go from dull to wow with the simple addition of bold pattern wallpaper. This low-budget DIY project is perfect for a weekend refresh of your coffee station. Any coffee lover will enjoy feeling like they are at a fancy coffee shop when you serve them coffee and dessert. A coffee corner tucked under a kitchen cabinet is easy to create with a few simple supplies and organizing tips. My big tip, remove the cabinet door, paint the shelves and apply some gorgius wallpaper on the back. Learn More

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