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Coffee please.

Every. Morning.

I have not always been a coffee drinker but the magic of ground coffee beans mixed with hot water, sugar and creamer no longer eludes me. I am it’s biggest fan.

Kitchen Coffee Station

“but first coffee” printable found here

As with anything, my coffee space was a mess. The cabinet that houses my mugs is still a mess. I have figured one of the keys to creating a beautiful home is coming up with organized and aesthetically pleasing ways to solve your most pressing issues.

Cause you know fumbling for coffee essentials in the morning is not what I am about…anymore.

This year I’ll be working with Starbucks and I wanted to make sure my space was equipped to neatly store all of the the coffee goodies they will be sending me to try out and share with you and my house guests.

Kitchen Coffee Station

This drawer is just one in a row of four that sits under where the coffee maker is housed. I picked up the clear boxes from Dollar Tree and a total of five fit in the drawer. The ones in the back hold tea bags and hot chocolate. The ones on the side hold k-cups, creamer and stirring straws.

My coffee maker takes ground coffee as well so I made sure to leave space for coffee bags because you know K-cups aren’t always in the budget!

Kitchen Coffee Station

I also created a space for my drinks on the go that I absolutely love. My favorite is the Starbucks VIA Instant Peppermint Mocha and my fancy Starbucks hot cocoa when I need a quick late afternoon boost of energy. While I am enjoying the Starbucks Holiday Blend, the VIA instant drink is everything, it really has the taste of grabbing a mocha in the store by just adding the mix to hot water. In the summer I’ll switch these on the go drink options out with something more seasonal.  I’m still working through my holiday stash since I’m the only coffee drinker in the house.

Kitchen Coffee Station

 

Kitchen Organization | DIY Coffee Station

Yes, I actually use that coffee and scoop it out with that mini Starbucks cup on mornings where I’m not in a complete rush and choose to make fresh coffee instead. I’m sure the espresso shot cup wasn’t made for scooping coffee but it works for me.

Getting your house organized starts with one little space at a time. I’m happy I took out the time to get my kitchen coffee station in order. It’s functional and makes sense for my habit and because I am smitten with how neat it looks I am more than certain it will stay this way.

I’ll be back once I get the cabinet together that stores my mug collection.

Do you have a coffee station? Does it make your life easier?

I was provided these coffee goodies by Starbucks. All opinions are mine.

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14 Comments

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    Darnetha | ChippaSunshine
    January 20, 2016 at 9:02 am

    Love your organized coffee drawer! I need to head to the nearest Dollar Tree to get me a few of those clear boxes.

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    LaShawn
    January 20, 2016 at 9:16 am

    I have a coffee area and a cabinet to house all of the mugs. Lets just say that there are many. But nothing as pretty as this! Love!

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    Lauren
    January 20, 2016 at 9:55 am

    This is gorg. I am not a coffee drinker but have found myself in love with all types of teas lately! maybe I will create a tea area! thank you for this bit of inspiration!
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    Keia
    January 20, 2016 at 10:35 am

    What a beautiful sight!

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    Laina Turner
    January 20, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    I need your organization skills.

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    Eva Wilson
    January 20, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    I really love this! My husband has gotten me into drinking espresso and lots of other fancy things he makes, but I can’t really do it myself because I can’t find anything. This is a fantastic way to organize it all – and it is so pretty 🙂

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    Ty
    January 20, 2016 at 8:49 pm

    I am not a coffee drinker but I live this setup. Totally neat and cute.
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    Patrice
    January 21, 2016 at 10:46 am

    I’m here for all of this! Love it!
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    Amanda
    January 21, 2016 at 6:22 pm

    I’m trying to organize my house now. It makes a big difference when putting things away and just the overall look. Please keep sharing tips and tricks. I will check out those clear boxes. Dollar Tree has some pretty good stuff.

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    Bree
    January 22, 2016 at 11:46 am

    OMG I need your organization in my life. It really starts with the motivation to buy things to organize with LOL. From there I think I can get excited about putting it together. Will be sharing on my twitter!

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    Adanna
    January 22, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    I love how you organized your coffee! The coffee sign is pretty chic too.
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    K. Elizabeth (YUMMommy)
    January 22, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Loving your coffee bar! I’m looking forward to setting mine up. A space just for me since I’m the only coffee drinker in my house. And I’ve been finding all kinds of cute organizational trays at the Dollar Tree. Who says you have to spend a fortune on this stuff?!
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    Starkey
    January 24, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    I don’t have a coffee station, but it’s so cute! This looks very budget friendly also. I would need apple cider and tea though.
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    Christine @MomsNCharge
    January 25, 2016 at 2:27 am

    I absolutely love this setup! And those clear bins look way more expensive than the Dollar Tree. I only drink one kind of coffee (latte), but if I was able to bring it into my home, I would be all there for it!

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