Everyone knows about the perks of having a stylish bar cart, but the beauty of a personal coffee station is that you can bring in unique “coffee shop only” tools to make every morning brew special. Just like bar carts, a portable coffee cart is great for entertaining — but it’s also a comforting way to start the day. Whether you show off your coffee and tea cart in the kitchen or only bring it out for fancy Sunday brunches, this week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you which stylish products to pick up to ensure your morning cuppa looks as great as it tastes. So brew yourself up an amaretto mocha and scroll down to see how we’d style a coffee cart for a boho-chic, minimalist and preppy home.
HOW TO STYLE A BOHO-CHIC COFFEE CART
Keep the good vibes going with crystal candle holders and a neon sign that says, “Hey girl, you look like you could use a cozy hot beverage.” Set everything up on a leather and gold bar cart and pair a retro Smeg kettle with cool malachite mugs and a color-blocked sugar bowl. Finish off the look with gold spoons, drink stirrers and a wood tray to bring out your perfectly crafted drinks to your guests.
Oh Joy! HEY LED Sign Lamp ($50), Sagaform POP Lidded Sugar Bowl and Milk Jug in Pink/Plum ($60), B. Smith Acacia Wood Round Tray ($30), Soulmakes Amethyst Cluster Candle Holder ($60), Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Metal Tea Spoon ($150, set of four), Threshold Metal/Wood/Leather Bar Cart ($130), Jonathan Adler “Malachite Carnaby” Porcelain Mug ($18), Starbucks Vanilla Syrup ($13), SMEG 7-Cup Kettle ($130)
HOW TO STYLE A MINIMALIST COFFEE CART
Good coffee doesn’t need a lot of add-ins, so stick with the basics here. Style a copper bar cart with red and black and brew up some good times. Add a set of quirky panda mugs and a couple to-go cups to make sure your bar cart can keep up with your busy schedule. Keep some sugar spoons handy, as well as some mini serving plates for those days you pair your brew with pastries or coffee cake.
Cult Paper Eye Art Print ($19+), La Cafetiere Classic 6-Cup Espresso Maker ($37), Threshold Artificial Potted Succulent ($5), Kate Spade New York “Cold Hands” Thermal Travel Mug ($18), Crate and Barrel Zuma Red Tray ($30), CB2 Neutral Canisters ($10+), H&M Color Block Plates ($7), Southern Enterprises Cart Metal ($220), Crate and Barrel Hario Copper Coffee Scoop ($15), MyPartyShirt Panda Heat Changing Mug ($17), Crate and Barrel Loft Coffee Canister ($10), Guzzini Art and Cafe Tea Spoon ($40, set of six)
HOW TO STYLE A PREPPY COFFEE CART
There’s nothing more satisfying than sipping your coffee out of an adorable mug, so make sure your cart is well-stocked with pretty options. Celebrate your inner coffee snob with handy accessories like a milk frother, measuring spoons and canisters for keeping all your beans neatly organized. Add a handled tray to carry drinks and keep a tea towel on hand to clean up any spills. Finish off the look with a marquee light that tells everyone where the caffeine’s at.
StudioVML Aqua Metal Cafe Marquee ($399), Target Bodum Schiuma Milk Frother ($10), DeLonghi kMix DES02.MA Espresso Machine ($199), H&M Metal and Wood Tray ($30), Oh Joy! Orange Glass Stir Sticks ($10, set of four), Retro Planet Donuts Sprinklers Vintage Style Dish Towel ($8), Joss & Main Lauren Serving Cart ($269), Le Creuset Glazed Stoneware 1 1/2 Quart Storage Canister With Wooden Lid ($70), Crate and Barrel Copper Measuring Spoons ($15, set of four), H&M Leopard Print Mug ($10), Fringe Studio “Pas – Girl Boss New York” Porcelain Mug ($12)
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