Fashion accessories from the homeowner's own wardrobe and framed playbills from her favorite shows create cool artwork in this fun and eclectic home office. Meanwhile, a fuchsia chaise creates a great spot for perching with a cup of coffee, glass of wine or a great book. Modern lighting is the jewelry of the space.
In the entrance to the couple's master suite, designers created a conversation corner for the homeowners. This space boasts two comfortable chairs and a small table and is surrounded by pieces from the couple's art collection. This vignette gives the homeowners a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee and discuss their art.
Using a simple and subdued color scheme can help a smaller space look expansive. Here, blacks, whites and neutrals work together to create a kitchen that looks both modern and casual. The island, complete with sink, serves as both a prep area and a perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or a meal.
A soothing neutral color palette allows the ocean views to be the main focus in this bedroom. Recessed lighting paired with full-length windows bring ample light into the tranquil space. A quaint seating area by the windows is the perfect go-to spot to watch the sunrise and enjoy a cup of coffee.
Although the winter months are cold, it's nice to sit outside and enjoy the bright winter light on warmer days. Create a welcoming vibe in your outdoor dining area by dressing up chairs with throw blankets your guests can use to snuggle up and keep warm with over a cup of tea or coffee.
Skip the grown-up table and host your chid's birthday party at the coffee table. Delineate the space with colorful balloons tied to the table legs, then add high-energy hues to the table with bowls, plates and cups. Keep baskets nearby with clean-up necessities in the event of any spills or smudges.
An elegant sitting area offers a comfortable retreat area in the master bedroom at a Connecticut estate. A plush gray sofa creates a place to enjoy abundant daylight streaming through the picture windows and round transom windows above. The lucite table provides a place for a cup of coffee or book without adding visual weight to the serene space.
Just steps from the gourmet kitchen and overlooking the lush courtyard, this breakfast nook in the HGTV Dream Home 2009 creates a cozy, inviting space, making it the perfect spot to gather with family or friends, read the morning paper or fuel up with a cup of coffee before the work day.
A wall of streamlined built-ins provides a storage solution in this cozy, contemporary bedroom. A muted palette of cream, gray and brown is punctuated by the bling of a "gold leaf" pendant that adds a touch of whimsy above the bed. The chair and table by the window create a nice vignette and a great spot to enjoy a cup of coffee.
Nestling up to this contemporary kitchen island on cheery, cherry red chairs with a big cup of coffee is a great way to start the day. While the space is expansive, pendant lights bring down the ceiling without closing in the kitchen, working with the fun stools to create a room that feels intimate and homey. An ever-present plant and sunny lemons bring additional life and light.
Just steps from the gourmet kitchen and overlooking the lush courtyard, the breakfast nook in the HGTV Dream Home 2009 creates a cozy, inviting space, making it the perfect spot to gather with family or friends, read the morning paper or fuel up with a cup of coffee before the work day. The bamboo window shades soften the space and add a touch of texture.
This breakfast nook provides a cozy space to wake up and enjoy your morning cup of coffee. The large unobstructed window fills the area with light while the bench, built into the corner, gives ample seating and tons of pillows to lean on. The traditional Mediterranean style of the kitchen is modernized with a neutral gray wall color. Storage isn't a problem in the eating area, the bench has been outfitted with concealed storage for dishes or linens.
To create a separate living space for the homeowners, designers used floor rugs to define the boundaries of the sitting room. In this smaller space, a stylish sofa and wingback chairs provide seating, while a coffee table and end table give guests somewhere to set plate and cups. To add warmth to the space, designers used rich wood trim and added a fireplace to give off heat on cool nights. For pops of color and a touch of personality, blue artwork was added to the space.
This beautiful, modern master bedroom is a great place to relax after a long day. Three windows across the space let in plenty of natural light, but they are equipped with room darkening shades to block out any extra light at night. In one corner of the room, designers added a sitting area-perfect for taking in a morning cup of coffee or snugging up with a good book on a cold day. On the other side of the room, a desk rests between two large windows, keeping the desk well lit and providing beautiful views that make the position of this piece a perfect space for writing.