If you’re a serious coffee drinker, you have probably always dreamed of making a great coffee at home. Why search far and wide, when you can make the perfect cup of joe in your kitchen? Creating your own special nook for coffee and other caffeinated beverages is easier than you think! Here are some ideas for creating your home coffee corner.
Stock up on favorite liquors & flavors
Now that you have a space to make coffee to your liking, make sure to stock your corner with a variety of of milk, coffee flavors, syrups, and spices. If you’re not sure where to start, research the recipes of your favorite drinks online, so you will know which ingredients to keep in mind. While there is beauty in mastering the essentials such as a perfectly roasted Americano or espresso, some days call for flavorful, coffee-based drinks such as a caramel latte or a white chocolate mocha–and you can now easily indulge yourself at home!
Choose a theme, choose a machine
Choosing a theme for your coffee corner can be a fun experience! Whether your aesthetic is 1950’s retro, vintage farmhouse, modern, rustic, or minimalist, make sure you choose a coffee machine to match your vibe. If you’re going for a modern, minimalist vibe, look for ones with sleek lines and uniform colors. If you’re going for a vintage or rustic look, opt for machines and accessories with brass-y elements.
Curate a special collection of coffees and teas
There are many different types of coffee beans and tea flavors in the market. Make your coffee corner more interesting by creating your own signature collection of drinks. Don’t know your Arabica from your Robusta? Many books online can teach you about the nuances between a dark and medium-dark roast. It’s always impressive to have a wide selection of teas as well. Beyond black and earl grey, there are fruit-infused teas, herbal teas, floral teas, and more!
Add a touch of personality
Personalize your coffee corner! Choose crockery and flatware that speak to you such as colorful mugs, stoneware that gives off the perfect zen vibes, or dainty teacups that bring back fond memories of your grandmother’s sets. You can even spruce your space up with a nice vase and dried flowers!