Love visiting the new cafes every once in a while to catch up over a cuppa with friends? Or is it a weekly brunch affair with your family? Super adore cafés with cosy interior design? Well, if that’s the case, then you will be glad to discover that you can also actually do up a similar theme and décor of a café in your own home! Let us show you how! You may thank us later. ?
This is fun and a cost-effective way to enjoy food and company with friends and family in your own home without having to spend too much outside every single week. Simply choose to host dinners or even potluck gatherings for your family and friends in your own home instead!
Let’s get started by introducing you to several styles of dinnerware and serving ware which you can readily buy on ezbuy.sg to use at home.
Wooden Serving Plate Board, $24.16
For the quintessential minimalist café theme, wooden serving plates are must-haves! Complete the look by offering your guests wooden spoons and forks to dine with.
Chances are you might have probably heard of the We Want Plates Crusade. However, you’ve got to admit that food just looks a tad more ‘Insta-worthy’ when served on these, right?
Marble Plate, $4.05
If your home has the monochrome minimalist theme which is the trendy look for most cafés these days, then getting this marble plate has to be your top priority! Not only will it match the minimalistic clean lines well, it also acts as a pretty backdrop for your food served on it. Win!
Blue Patterned Plate, $8.33
Let these soothing blue tones take centre stage on your dining table with these beautiful flora patterned plates of varying sizes.
Tiered Dessert Holder, $5.08
Intending to have a bake party at your place and high tea thereafter with your closest gal pals? Look no further than to invest in this novel tiered dessert holder! And now you can hold classy afternoon tea sessions in your own home~ ?
Cake Stand, $26.09
What if you want to bake a whole cake instead? Then, this cake stand with its transparent cover will be the perfect choice for you! ? Who can get enough of cake? ? We know we can’t, and that’s for sure!
Printed Coasters, $2.24
Don’t let watermarks ruin the surface of your exquisite dining table! Use proper coasters for everything ranging from coffee pots to soup bowls and mugs. It’s a good habit to use coasters too, we reckon. These coasters with their neat typography print also exude a consistent style.
Water Dispenser, $15.54
Want to encourage yourself to drink more water on the daily basis? Why not get this water dispenser in the lovely shape of a mason jar? It looks super dainty and cute. What’s more? It is highly portable! It comes with a handle – allowing you to carry it outdoors if you want to. This will come in so handy as you head out to your balcony or garden front patio with a refreshing drink paired with a good book in hand for those lazy Saturday afternoons. Sounds like #bliss to us!
Mason Jar with Straw, $5.00
This thingamajig called the Mason jar has been in trend ever since last year with numerous people (health freaks) ? posting on Instagram showing the ways of using it to contain salads, smoothies and even overnight oats. Get one for your home if you haven’t already done so!
Ceramic Bakeware, $5.54
Use this faux iron dish to contain your Spaghetti Vongole or cheese baked rice recipe the next time you’re planning to serve up some pasta for dinner. Your dinner guests will certainly be impressed! ?
Geometric Linen Pot Liners, $2.89
While we’re still at it, why not jazz up your aforementioned pasta dish by serving it placed on top of these gorgeous geometric linen pot liners – promising to protect your lovely table-top surface and spare it from getting any nasty burn marks!
Spruce up your dining table with the addition of this brightly coloured table runner which will enliven the mood come dinner time! You can make it even fresher with the inclusion of fresh flowers, or for the lazy, artificial flowers for simplicity and ease. ?
Get this spiffy dining table bench set if you’re considering to toss out your old dining table! This totally spells the Nordic theme and you will be charming your guests when you have them over for a dinner party.
Artificial Flowers, $4.95
Freshen up the atmosphere of your dining area by adding a few stalks of fresh flowers. If you’re time-pressed or crave convenience (*ahem*, laziness included), use artificial ones instead! Psst, we reckon it can pass off as the real deal. ?
Glass Flower Vase, $29.39
Place those lovely flowers in an equally classy vase such as this one! A plain long neck glass bottle can also double up as a flower vase. ?
Framed Wall Prints, $24
Looking to improve the ambience of your home to make it seem even more like a cosy café? Then you should include a typography wall print or two!
BONUS: Bet you weren’t expecting this!
While getting the above items will suffice and does enable one to effectively recreate that much-loved café ambience at home, why stop at just that? Take things up a notch by introducing some spanking new furniture to your lovely abode too!
Foldable Fabric Sofa Bed, $228.44
Have a small living room? Fret not! That’s the case for the majority of recent homeowners in Singapore with the increasingly narrower HDB flats built in this decade. Make every inch count by putting a comfy and oh-so-cute sofa in your living room!
Add a pop of colour to your otherwise dull living room couch in the form of these brilliantly patterned cushions. The cushion covers come in a wide range of patterns and hues for you to choose from! ️?
Complete the cosy look in your living room with this set of nesting coffee tables. The colour scheme is muted yet it conveys a sense of understated elegance. Perfect for homeowners who do not like to be too showy!
Ikea-inspired Patterned Rug, $32.06
Throw a rug over your bare living room floor to dress it up! Choose one with a stunning print such as this edgy monochrome patterned rug which will not look out of place in a home with Scandinavian theme décor.
Keep your home cool by using curtains or blinds to shade your living area. Why not choose this refreshingly funky set of Mediterranean-style curtains with triangular pattern shapes? ▶?▷
Industrial Pipe Shelves, $89.93
Showcase all of your gift trinkets, ornaments and perhaps even travel souvenirs by placing them on a proper shelf such as this. Not only is this a highly practical option, the whole shelf will also stand out as a designated display area in your home! ?
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This article is written in collaboration with Nookmag meant to serve up some inspiration to yuppies and millennials looking to do up their newly-owned homes.