Open shelves were used to lighten up the previously dark and crowded walls in this cottage kitchen. Mug hooks free up valuable shelf space and display colorful tea cups, while the white shelves and paneled wall help showcase the colorful dinnerware.
For a casual breakfast tablescape, or a kid’s table, designer Sande Beck started with the brown basketweave casual chargers and layered it with green dishes and botanical melamine plates. The white linen placements work with a casual or dressy tablescape, and the woven placements can be easily wiped off. The Moscow Mule mugs are a fun vessel for drinking coffee or juice.
Hit the dollar store for an inexpensive set of forks, knives and spoons when it comes to furnishing your dorm room. Buy four settings to accommodate a small group and account for inevitable lost utensils throughout the year. Displaying your silverware in a bright colored mug creates easy storage and can compliment your color scheme.
College and coffee go together like bacon and eggs. Dress up a pair of inexpensive mugs with a fun permanent marker design, and keep coffee-making essentials on hand. If your dorm rules don't allow hot plate-style coffee pots, bring a French press or pod-style coffee maker. Glass jars are the perfect storage containers for beans and sugar.