Looking through Pinterest you come across some amazing Home Made Coffee Bars and for some time I had a Mini Coffee Bar with a Pod Machine set up on the the corner of my Kitchen Bench.
It looked really good however it was pointless as we are a family of Tea Drinkers. We never used the Pod Machine but when it came to Tea, there is always a pot Brewing in the house. Whether it be your good old English Breakfast, a sweet blend of Lamington, Strawberry & Creams or a calming leaf of chamomile There is always a Teapot full.
So I removed the Pod Machine, looked through my hoard of Thrift Shop Purchased fine China. Visited the Thrift Shop to purchase a couple of the 80’s Fashionable Timber Cup Trees and a large serving Tray.
Using an All purpose Spray Paint which has the Primer included and adheres to any surface. I Firstly Painted The Taller Cup Tree and Timber Tray in white. I the Distressed Both to give them a Shabby Chic Look. I then used Bees Wax to Seal Them.
I was lucky to have found 2 Tree Cup Holders on my Thrift Shop visit. So I then Sprayed the other one a Minty Green colour also distressing for a Shabby Chic Look. On this Holder I placed my Johnson Brothers Coffee Cups from my Dinner set. The colours matched in perfect with my handmade Coffee sign I had previously made from an old frame and my Tin set which I had purchased on sale from a Department Store for $5 a piece.
The Biscuit Jar was also a Fantastic Thrift Shop Purchase for $5 and the cute little China cups were 50cents each. I have an entire wardrobe full of pre-loved linen and doilies and as Shabby Chic is my number One Decor’ Style I use them all the Time.
I keep all my Tea strainers in a Parfait Ceramic Jar which I paid $1 for. The Tea strainers I purchase from eBay all little cute ones (very cheap) The Measurement Conversion sign I have had for years and as you can see I used it regularly.
The Antique Cups were a bargain for a $1.50 each from a Garage Sale and the Tea Pot was from the same Garage Sale for $4.oo.
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