I asked yesterday on my Instagram if you guys would like to see my coffee corner & a lot of you said yes so I wanted to come on here today & show you our super simple coffee space in our little kitchen. If you don’t know by now,I have a deep relationship with coffee. I grew up drinking coffee [mainly decaf] with my grandpa & dipping windmill cookies in it with him, also after church I would sneak a cup of coffee in the lobby. When I was 16 my first job was a barista at a local coffee shop & I was a barista until I was 19. At one point I was a barista at two coffee shops at once. I loved the job. It helped pay for my college, I loved talking to all the customers & meeting new people, I loved my coworkers, & most of all I loved the coffee. Coffee is comforting to me, & my motto in life is “No talkee before Coffee” in the morning. Mr. LMB brings me coffee in bed mostly every morning [I know, I don’t deserve it.] & getting coffee with him is one of my favorite past times. In fact, our first ever date when we were 16 & 17 was at a coffee shop where he told me ” I can see you lasting a long time in my life.”. I’ll never forget that date. He would also come and visit me at my coffee shop almost everyday before he left for bootcamp my senior year. He even has a jacket to this day with a coffee sticker on the inside pocket of it that I put there while we were dating. Holy crap, coffee is about to make me cry. haha Seriously guys.. it holds a special place in my heart. One of the most recent things about coffee in my life that I’ll share here is when my grandpa was dying last month. One of the last things he kept asking for was a cup of coffee. Coffee was in his daily routine & when you would visit him coffee was always on. I’ll never forget him asking for that cup of coffee & I think I’ll always think of him while making coffee in our home. Here is our little kitchen coffee station…
Our coffee station is quite simple at the moment. There is our Keurig [looking for a new coffee brewer so leave your suggestions below!] & our french press from Marshalls which we typical use to make coffee. I love the way french press coffee tastes & just the way it really brings out the full flavor & richness of coffee. The coffee cup tree is from World Market along with the little log. The cups are from H&M & some from Marshalls. The cow creamer is a gift from my dad which I love dearly. & the coffee sign is from Marshalls as well. Ok, I’m obsessed with Marshalls & that’s pretty clear as I write this haha.The wood crate is an antique find, I seriously love how this thing keeps me organized! You know how I am always switching things up in our house, well here is two ways I’ve had this space lately. I switched it up this weekend so I thought I would show you both…
On the antique wooden crate I have an antique scale, a recipe box from Anthropologie [rifle paper co.] & two wooden cutting boards that help hold everything up on the crate that I believe are from Target. The canisters are a find from Marhalls along with creamer cup that I stick a faux succulent in when I’m not using it. Don’t ask. The glass canister is from Marshalls as well that I previously kept my tea & coffee together in. The measuring cups are a find at Anthro & in the little cubbies there is some shakers filled with yummies like cinnamon & cocoa, some measuring spoons from World Market, & some mini coffee syrups from Starbucks to garnish coffee with.
Just a quick rainy Sunday afternoon photo shoot of our little coffee corner in our kitchen. I love this little cozy space & it’s always changing so you know I’ll be updating you on the changes in the future. You can also follow this little corner on Instagram because I’m always sharing my coffee adventures on there under the hashtag #LMBlovesCoffee. Okay. Now here is the serious business… I’m not happy with our Keurig & I’m not always in the mood to make french press coffee. So, what is your FAVORITE coffee maker? I’m ready to kick that single serve keurig to the curb & ready for something new so leave your suggestions & reviews in the comments below, find me on Facebook, & chat with me on Instagram.
Scale & crate: antique
French press: Marshalls
Measuring cups & recipe box: Anthropologie
Counters: Quartz- Helix
Backsplash- White Subway tile
Pendent light: Home Depot
Shakers & towel: Marshalls