The quintessential bar cart….they are an inspired, classy way to store your liquor and bar-ware when you lack the space for a full bar. Perfect for the house or a special event, a bar cart can roll its way to the perfect point in any room. After you find one, fill it with stylish decanters, gold-trimmed stemware, spectacular liquors, chevron straws and cocktail books. The cart becomes more than a movable bar, it’s a focal point in any room or at an event.
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What to stock on your new classy cart? Well just the essentials to begin with – glasses + stemware, ice bucket, a cocktail shaker, garnishes, and swizzle sticks. Want to spice it up a notch? Think about adding additional items such as fun glassware (our favorite is from Z Gallerie) , a colorful tray (think gold and chevron!) , fun bold printed cocktail napkins (love gold polka dots!) , floral (nothing better than white hydrangea in an ikat bowl), bottle stoppers, and a variety of decanters. Never hurts to add those stripey straws either!
Check out the Matchbook Mags guide to Bar Cart Essentials:
If you are on the prowl for the cart of your dreams, check out www.shopcandelabra.com and www.shopsocietysocial.com. If you’re on a budget, check out yard sales and flea markets. You might not find a cart in perfect condition, but you can do a lot with gold spray paint.
This post was a collaboration between Nicole of LovelyGirls and by Lauren Golt from the talented duo of Social Stylate… shes our favorite contributor!