There is no shame in how much I love color in our little cottage.  It just makes me smile and that's exactly what your home should do.  So when I set about refreshing our little coffee station I sought out ways to add a mix of color and pattern to make the whole area pop with sunshine.

I am big proponent of shopping your homes nooks and crannies for decor before bringing in more stuff.  Chances are if we bought or brought it home, at some point I loved it and if that's not true then their is no reason for me to use our limited storage and wall space to keep it.

I knew I had enough room for a small shelf on the wall and was set on having my husband cut a piece of scrap wood for me to paint, when I remembered I kept a small galley shelf  (similar) when I redid the bathroom.  And as luck would have it, it fit like it was meant to be there.

Both the glass canisters and the colorful fruit enamel ones have been around for quite awhile and the pretty floral Pioneer Woman dish was being used on my fireplace mantel plate wall, which is about to be changed out with fall decor this week.  (When you shop your house, you get used to holes in the decor of other rooms until you work your way back there.)

Once those major pieces were in place, the rest of it came together as a matter of necessity for a functioning coffee bar.  Coffee, filters, pods, teas, creamers, mugs...those things we reach for every single morning are now within easy reach.

Friends and family always have fun choosing from my large collection of cups hanging on my mug rack which get changed out seasonally.

So have I missed anything?  What coffee bar necessities do you have at your hot drink station?  I did a full video tour on my YouTube channel.  I will link it below.

xo, Patty

Here's the link to the coffee bar tour.  While your there, be sure you check out the cottage style videos I have of the rest of our little cottage and hit the subscribe button so you don't miss the change to fall.


  1. Patty, I have two areas for coffee. I would dearly love to have it all in one spot. We need to rework our kitchen for that to happen. I loved you coffee bar. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

  2. I always love seeing your colorful home!

  3. That's such an inviting corner and yes you must have cookies!


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