Raising the Home Bar
All it takes to pull off a sleek and stylish home bar is a well-edited selection of bottles, a few choice accessories, and a bit of creativity when it comes to the housing. Check out some of these outside-the-box ideas from around the web:
- ReadyMade blog shows you how to turn an old steamer trunk (widely available in thrift stores and grandparents' attics) into an elegant rolling bar
- TeaSquared shows how to convert an antique Victrola into a small-but-functional dry bar
- ApartmentTherapy:LA features a brilliant bar conversion of a mid-century stereo cabinet (it's hard to remember those now that you can carry 10,000 songs in your pocket!)
- And for traditionalists or non-DIY'ers, ApartmentTherapy also rounds up some off-the-shelf pieces that will keep your bottle collection nicely corralled
Now that your bar is set up, whip up a batch of signature cocktails to further dazzle your guests!