How did you spend National Coffee Day?
Nothing, per one of the most popular memes ever, gets done before coffee. Consider: 31% of coffee drinkers make coffee the most important part of their morning, brewing a cup first before any other morning behavior or activity. Coffee is such an important part of most peoples’ daily routine that, according to Huffpost:
- 55% of coffee drinkers would rather gain 10 pounds than give up coffee for life.
- 52% of coffee drinkers would rather go without a shower in the morning than give up coffee.
- 49% of coffee drinkers would rather give up their cell phone for a month than go without coffee.
And while 75% of the caffeine consumed here in the U.S. comes from coffee and the average American spends about $1092 on it each year, we are not the world’s leading coffee consumers. The “Coffee per Capita of the World” title goes to … Finland! (We don’t even crack the Top 10, landing at #25 on the list of top coffee-consuming nations.)
But today is not the Fins day to celebrate. Saturday, September 29 is National Coffee Day here in the USA, and celebrate we will with great National Coffee Day Deals at favorites like Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and Peet’s. And be sure to look for that “Hot Donuts” sign for special coffee-glazed doughnuts at Krispy Kreme!
Celebrate, too, with one of the hottest home design trends — the coffee bar! From converted bar carts to custom built-ins, design magazines and Pinterest are percolating with DIY and other ideas for creating your own personal corner cafe. Looking for a fun project this weekend? Get brewing with some of these ideas!
This cute coffee cart gives Chelsea Mohran extra storage space while organizing all her coffee essentials for easy access. Love how she’s staged it with fresh florals, too.
As a dramatic backdrop, keep the coffee theme going with a new window covering in a rich, bold java-inspired color. Try a sip of our Designer Series Blackout Roller Shades in Cafe au Lait (shown below on the left) or Mochaccino, or treat yourself to an Espresso in our 2″ Select Classic Basswood Wood Blinds. We think you’ll love them a latte!
P.S. This weekend is your last chance to enjoy September Wood Blinds Savings and get an extra 5% off any of our wood blinds!