Why not take advantage of some me time over the long weekend with a lazy morning in bed (or treat a loved one). During the week, breakfast is so often just a mug of coffee and maybe a piece of toast on the go. Whether you prefer a moreish sweet pastry with freshly-brewed coffee or a perfectly-timed soft boiled egg and soldiers, a well-constructed breakfast tray is the easiest way to make breakfast in bed feel like a real treat.
Make it feel special, use your ‘good’ crockery, shine up that toast rack that’s in the back of the cupboard, go all out and ditch the paper napkin for a pretty cloth one. Open the window, put on your favourite music, indulge in the lavish ritual with weekend papers and your favourite monthly glossy (The Gloss & The Mix is on newsstands now). To make it picture perfect (or Instagram-worthy!), pop a pretty flower into a dainty bud vase …
Silver decorative tray with handles, €69.99, at Zara Home.
Red Etienne tray, £175stg, at The Lacquer Company.
Rousseau tray, Emma J Shipley, €35, at Article.
Breakfast tray, €40, at Marks & Spencer.
Lismore Diamond tray, Waterford Crystal, €210, at Brown Thomas.
White breakfast tray, €29.99, at Butlers Home.
Teal serving tray, Mindy Brownes, €44.95, at Arnotts.
Strawberry Thief tray, £40stg, Liberty Of London.
Silver-plated tray, €45, at Newbridge Silverware.
Walnut veneer tray, €74, at The Blue Door.
Main featured image: Matilda Goad X Matches fashion
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