How To: Style A Bar Cart

Simple Stylings
by Simple Stylings
{via The Hunted Interior}
{via Claire Brody Designs}
{via Waiting on Martha}
{via Style Your Senses}
How To Style A Bar Cart
{my bar cart alternative}
Bar carts are all the rage right now and as trendy as they are I think they'll be sticking around. There's something classic and sophisticated about them and they are a great way to take your stylish soiree up a notch! Styling a bar cart is not as daunting as you think either. With just a few staples you can have a perfectly polished serving cart in no time.
Here are my 8 bar cart must haves:

A fun set of glasses (preferably vintage)

Wine, liquor & mixers

Ice bucket


Serving items (shaker, tongs, bottle opener, cork stoppers, stirrers, coasters)

A non-bar item (a small plant, piece of artwork, vase of flowers, cocktail books)


Cute napkins, straws and dish or tea towel
Did you see how all of the carts shown above include a combination of these items. The list may seem long but don't worry, you probably already have most of it and you can tailor them to your specific needs or type of gathering you're hosting.
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  • Hannah V Hannah V on Oct 27, 2015
    I am obsessed with bar carts! It it my dream decor item to have a fully stocked and styled one. I like your alternative with the gorgeous shelving!

  • Simple Stylings Simple Stylings on Oct 27, 2015
    I love them too Hannah! Wish I had more room :)