For many of us, coffee is an essential must-have in the morning (and maybe several times throughout the day). You might have room for a coffee maker on your counter, but what about everything else? If you have a wall, you have space to create a cute little coffee station that'll make your morning cup feel more like a special event — rather than a necessary medical-like procedure.
Build your basic pegboard
3 Tips for Turning a Pegboard into a Coffee Station
1. Start with a shelf for your coffee gear.
Use two 10-inch pegboard hooks to hang a shelf along the bottom of your pegboard. (Pick up some wood at your local hardware store and have them cut it down to size before you paint it.) This shelf will be big enough to hold a French press, plus some tins — and you'll still have room to add your cream and sugar.
Buy: 10-Inch Pegboard Hooks, $12 for four
2. Hang mugs and other essentials.
You probably have more than four mugs, so use this photo as inspiration to get your wheels turning. Maybe you want a pegboard that's double this size? Or maybe you want to tile a few together so you can really get a lot of mugs on there? Beyond mugs, think about what else you'll need.
We added a small shelf to hold a sugar bowl and a cow-shaped creamer, which can be brought out when company is over. And a hanging planter creates a holder for spoons.
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3. Add a decorative touch.
Remember that bit about making your morning feel more like a special occasion? There's one thing that can help with that (aside from 30 extra minutes each morning): flowers. Even if they're fake, a small bunch will perk up the space with some color and a fresh look. We even added a gold apple trinket dish for a final touch.
There's nothing a pegboard can't do. A pegboard as a spice rack? Easy! A pegboard as a kitchen command center? Adorable! The possibilities are endless. Follow along in our new mini series to see a pegboard used eight different ways.
Prop stylist: Carla Gonzalez-Hart