Home bar styling ideas serve up a concoction of chic and stylish options for accessorizing a bar cart, accent cabinet or table, bookshelf, countertop, media cabinet, tailgate, antique armoire, or atop a mid-century modern credenza.
Better Homes & Gardens
Styling a home bar works off the same principle applied to styling a coffee table.
Monkey Bar Tool Set
Monkey Cocktail Shaker
StyleCraft Ravena Standing Monkey Table Lamp
Monkey Cheese Board
The mix and the marvel is in details, proportion, and placement.
Stunning options serve a refreshing look and frame a unique home bar area.
Designer Darryl Carter’s Townhouse – One Kings Lane
The style of Darryl Carter is absolutely genius.
Where one sees an antique desk, a keen eye sees a piece better utilized as a distinctive home bar.
Antique Heavily Carved Mahogany Executive Desk Cowan Circa 1900
Antique Decorative Books for Dark Academic Decor
A&B Home Clear Glass Decanter
Beige Polystone Vintage Sculpture
X marks the center spot which is the prime location for a medium or low height object placement.
Blakely Interior Design
The outer areas balance the method with graduated heights to continue the flow and engage the eye.
Havilande Whitcomb Design
Thornbill 2 Shelf Serving Cart Black
My Domaine – Design by Zoe Feldman– Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg
Diamond Decanter with Glass Stopper
Punk Whiskey Decanter and Double Old Fashioned Set
Cheers to the home team.
La Rochere Fleur de Lys Tall Tumblers, Set of 6
NFL New Orleans Saints Commissioner Glass Set of 2
Antique Brass and Glass Ice Bucket
Julia Reed – One Kings Lane
Perley Traditional Glass Bar Cart with Shelves by Christopher Knight Home
It’s all in the bar cart accessories details.
Polished French Pastry Table With Marble Top and Metal Finials
Vera White Marble Top 36 in. High Bar Table
Whiskey Glass (Set of 4)
Accessorizing the bar cart, cabinet, tray, or tabletop proves an entertaining and easy endeavor when you have a theme to build upon.
Artistic Designs for Living
Qualia Artisan Highball Glasses in Black (Set of 4)
Fornasetti Trumeau Archittettura Black and White Handcrafted Wood
Easy Gravlax Appetizer
Play up your cocktail corner of the world by introducing whimsical finds and unique additions.
Ginger Barber Interior Design
West Natural Cane Bar Cabinet
Photography by Stephanie Welbourne Steele
Styling by Jan Ware
Silver Wine Goblets
Dark Agate Ice Bucket
Cocktails and conversation pieces make for a visually interesting mix.
Achieve a smooth and stylish blend by mingling classic barware tools and essentials with accents and accessories of various time periods and decorating styles to create contrast, conversation, and home bar banter.
I use my
vintage Antoine’s creamer as a jigger which never fails to start the “where did you get this?” conversation.
Nicole Forina Home
Dublin 5-Piece Wine Set
Decorative items steeped in whimsy garnish the home bar with a splash of fun.
Set of 4 Double Old-Fashioned Glasses
Rabbit Head Ice Bucket
Cocktail stirrers, straws, mixology tools and accessories house well in candy dishes.
Cillian Rabbit Dish, Pink
Hubert Zandberg Interiors
Picket House Furnishings Lucca Bar Cart in Chrome
Hatch Cocktail Glass
Gilt Framed Oil Painting On Board Of Foxhound Hunting Dogs Signed
Take the party and the home bar styling ideas outside.
A Weathered Sea Captain Oil Painting Reproduction Print
Hammered Stainless Steel Party Tub with Carrying Handles
Godinger Whiskey Decanter
Theme decorating is a Bahama breeze when it comes to coming up with decorative touches to bring the look together.
Consider using a decorative clam shell for housing cocktail garnishes, stirrers, or salt/sugar rimmers.
House Beautiful – Photo by Matt Albiani
Addison 3 Shelf Cart
Handwoven Rattan Sailboat
5-Piece Anchor Bar Tool Set
Seaside Moby Whale Bottle Opener
Reimagine the purpose of a dresser, chest or console as a distinctive home bar piece.
Martha Stewart – Photo by Pieter Estersohn
Drawers become excellent housing options for barware, tools, linens, and glassware.
Italian Walnut Chest
Spode Kingsley Wine Glass-Set of 4
Glassware and decanters cut heavy in color, pattern and texture introduce a curated quality.
Inverted Thistle Glass Pitcher, Amethyst
Better Homes & Gardens
Vintage Etched Goblets
Vintage Etched Wine Decanter
Godinger Dublin Wine Decanter
Bella Designs Studio
Pour, mix, and mingle in modern style.
Tall Arched Antique Gold Metal Framed 3-Tier Mirrored Shelf
Bar shelves- love it!
Amanda Reynal Interiors
Handmade Blown Glass Blue Blossoms Glasses Set of 6
Godinger Dublin Goblet – Set of 4
You’ll never make a decor misstep with classic blue and white porcelain vases and accents.
Plum Blossom Ginger Jar
Jennifer 25.25″ Ceramic LED Table Lamp, Blue (Set of 2) by JONATHAN Y
AGK Design Studio
Top Shelf 12.5-Inch Double Wall Round Bar Tray
The secret to successful entertaining is creating ambiance.
A space drenched in simple yet elegant ambiance is festive, comfortable, cozy, and inviting- an entertaining cocktail hour/party win.
Martha Stewart – Photography by Paul Costello
This image exemplifies just that as the simple yet elegant touches set the tone and the style for an evening of sips and toasts.
Dorset Toasting Flutes, Set of 2
Aluminum Stand-Alone Wine Cooler
Etched Floral Coupe Glasses, Set of 4
DesignStyles Acrylic Folding Tray Table
Ellis Art Print 23 Beautiful Antique Sea Ocean Red Coral
Murano Cranberry Blown Glass Bowl
Cobalt Red Blenko Pitcher
Viv All Purpose Big Wine Glasses, Set of 8
Palm Beach Tray Red – Johar Furniture
Console, cabinet, chest, or cart- cheers to the glamorously chic home bar, stylish and responsible entertaining and the holiday sip and social season.
Gabor Gold Bar Cart with Lower Shelf
Dorset Martini Mixer
DIY Ice Bucket Project Perfection from Rachel Hollis
Pryce Gold Glassware
Vintage Heisey Paneled 22 kt Gold Accent Candy Dish
angelo:HOME Alcott 3-Tier Gold Metal Bar Cart
Hand Cut and Polished Orson Decanter
Godinger Ceska Century Whiskey Decanter
Antique Dudson Dancing Hours Pitcher
Anchor Hocking Fairfield Green Glass Pedestal Bowl
Making spirits bright this holiday social season starts with the well-appointed home bar.
House & Home
For the holiday season, entertain replacing decanter tops with glass ornaments for a festive touch.
The Pioneer Woman Amelia Goblet, Rose
Signature Design by Ashley Clarkburn Bar Cart
Royal Guard Whiskey Decanter
Bottle Brush Trees Water Globe
Allison Elebash Interior Design
Pemberly Row Modern 3-Shelf Glass and Metal Bar Cart in Satin Gold
Set of 6 Bohemian Crystal Style Cut Czech Tumbler Set
The essential pop of color welcomes style home.
8×10 Oil Painting of a Rooster
Rooster Table Lamp
Vintage Rooster Tole Tray
Colorful Murano Style Artistic Glass 11 in. Tall Traditional Rooster
Southern in tradition with just the right blend of flavors to season the sip and serve hour, this recipe for easy-to-make
Homemade Cheese Straws
will become a must have appetizer accompaniment to the cocktail hour.
Domino – Photography by Eric Piasecki
Architecture by Gil Schafer – Design by Rita Konig
Frisco Tray Table in Slate
Old Colony Furniture Co. Faux Bamboo Butler’s Bar Cart
Light Woven Oval Tray
Rattan Scallop Deep Ottoman Tray
Set of 6 Whiskey Neat Note Cards – Lana’s Shop In Spirits of the Holiday Style-
Domino – Photography by Cassandra Monroe
Handcarved Land & Sky Buffet By Anthropologie in Grey
White Stoneware Plates with Gold Rims, 8 in.
Large Gold Hammered Serving Tray
Domino- Photography by Josh Yöung Design House
Altered Vintage Oil Portrait
Dublin Triangle Decanter
Early 20th Century Williamsport Furniture Chinese Chippendale Dresser
Studded Glass Decanter by Viski
Preserved Cedar Foliage
DIY chic is always in old-fashioned fashion for a curated home bar cart, cabinet or corner.
DIY Painted Abstract Brushstroke Ice Bucket
Majestic Gifts Inc. S/6 Glass Highball Tumblers
Thorold 2 Door Square Accent Cabinet
Dublin 5-Piece Wine Set
Red Pinecone Cut Goblets
Qualia Bling Martini Glasses (Set of 2)
House & Garden – Photo by Dean Hearne
Wilshire Decanter, Red
Small his and hers Santa mugs become super cute shot glasses.
Wembley Drink Holder Christmas Bulbs 4pk Gift
Sipping in a Winter Wonderland.
Snacks go well with seasonal cocktails, and the clear candy kiss dishes house nuts, pretzels, etc… in holiday fashion.
Candy Dish Collection from Godinger
Southern Living – Photography by Kat Teutsch / Big Leo
4pk Porcelain Wexford Dinner Plates
Haglund Bar/Letters Snack 3 Piece Nut Bowl Set
Acopa Alchemy Hammered Stainless Steel Mint Julep Cup- Set of 4
Hudson Grace Double Champagne Bucket
Luttrell Indoor Aluminum Handcrafted Champagne Cooler
Viv Champagne Glasses, Set of 8
HomArt – Long Match Box Set of 2 – Oh, Christmas Tree
Winter Drinks: 70 Essential Cold-Weather Cocktails
3 Gallon Dispenser
Britta Optic 3-Gallon Punch Bowl
6pk Cotton Oh What Fun Embroidered Cocktail Napkins – Threshold™
Dollar store nickel-plated serving trays make a lovely presentation and prove budget-friendly.
I use these trays for everything from serving trays to cocktail napkin holders to coasters.
Waiting on Martha
Cyan Design Roscoe Tray Roscoe 18.5″ Diameter Metal Tray – Nickel
Royal Brierley Honeysuckle Crystal Bowl
The art of modern farmhouse style courtesy of casually elegant pieces.
Saluti II Black Metal Frame Cage with 3-Wood Shelves Oval Bar Cart
Vintage Seltzer Bottles
John Wayne Signature Decanter 23Oz
American Icon Buffalo Sculpture
Sheep Head Wall Décor
Rue Magazine – Photo by Adam Jablonski
Clear Dark Leather Strap Wine Cooler
Squirrel Candy – Nut Bowl
Pumpkin Wood Bowl
Caballero Horse Spoon Rest
Thoughtful bar accessories include accents to set the tone for home bar styling ideas.
Antiqued Copper-Finish Shaker & Jigger
Acopa Alchemy 14 oz. Straight Sided Hammered Copper Moscow Mule Mug
Tuscany Classics – Whiskey 3pc Set
This cow cheese board with rooster knife covers the cut, slice, or spread of farmhouse, garnishes, and cocktail bites.
Brushed Buffalo Plaid Plates, Set of 4
Super cute idea for a farmhouse style home bar shot glass or jigger.
Home Bar FYI:
Shot glasses range in size from 1 to 1¼ to 1½ ounces.
A pony shot equals 1 fluid ounce.
A jigger equals 1½ fluid ounces.
Olive Wood Lemon Reamer
Slesinski Design Group, Inc.
Pine Cone and Crystal Table Lamp
12″ Diameter Aluminum Ice Bucket with Scoop
Stag Cocktail Shaker
House Beautiful – Photo by Douglas Friedman
Lodge Whiskey Glass
Horn Handled Ice Scoop
Fashioned after a classic.
2 Door Accent Chest with Molded Rectangular Accents, White and Black
Lismore Black Collection
Eiffel Tower Goblet Pair
Accents by Jay Square Tray with Handles
Lucia Swirled Glass Decanter
Luxurious Highball Cocktail Sparkling”Diamond” Studded Glasses
New York City Skyline Trinket Tray
Bliss at Home – Bloglovin’
Brass and Glass Bar Cart with Acorn Finials
Voyager Pink Turntable
Leopard Accent Plates – Set of 4
2xhome Designer Transparent Dining Chairs
Leopard Lumbar Pillow Cover
Gold Leopard Glam Table Lamp – (Set of 2 )
Better Homes and Gardens
Whetzel Bar Cart
Drinking with Chickens: Free-Range Cocktails For The Happiest Hour
S/6 Las Flores Coaster Set, Ivory/Multi
Fred Press 22K Gold Curtain Tassel Rope Design Mid Century Highball Tumblers
Jax 14 oz. Pink Crystal Highball Glasses (Set of 4)
Victorian chic at the cocktail hour- this large brass hand clip will be clever and chic as a cocktail napkin holder.
American Brilliant Period Water Wine Liquor Decanter Carafe
Badash Crystal Chelsea Ice Bucket
Dublin Ice Bucket
Badash Hemmingway Pitcher
Glam meets old Hollywood meets modern day must have.
Carson Carrington Ullnasnoret Scalloped Velvet Arm Chair
Oliver Gal Press For Cocktails Decorative Throw Pillow
Louisiana lagniappe reflects a sense of home state home which reflects a sense of my personal style.
StyleCraft Grey with Whitewash Wooden Cabinet with Mirror Design
Alligator Bottle Opener
Arthur Court Designs Alligator Pitcher
Arthur Court Alligator Pilsner Glasses
High Chancellor Crocwell portrait Serving Tray
Southern entertaining and the home bar go together like Tabasco and tomato juice.
Take the home bar styling ideas outdoors.
Cocktails on the front or the back porch strike a chord of Southern charm.
I love how a bit of imagine results in an outdoor grill becoming a Bloody Mary bar accessorized with vintage serving pieces of silver, crystal, pottery, and porcelain.
Bali Collection Glass Carafe, All Natural Handwoven Rattan Wrapping
Sea Grass Sleeve Tumblers
Arthur Court Designs Magnolia Ice Measuring Scoop
Southern Comfort Set of Four 22K Gold and Aqua Riverboat Highball Tumblers
Traeger x Williams Sonoma Cocktail Mix, Smoked Bloody Mary
Southern Living Idea House – Crane Island
Global Caravan™ Marari Rattan Bar Cart in Natural
Cane Mixing Bowl by Mason Cash
A Mardi Gras mambo always adds Louisiana style to the mix and the mingle.
Giada Acrylic Wine Glass – Green – Large
Thomas Jayne – One Kings Lane
Vintage Culver Mardi Gras Jester Glasses
Whiskey Glass (Set of 4)
Glass “Elixir” Bottle
French Pierrot Jewelry Box, Ceramic Sad Clown Figure Trinket Dish
Swint 6.5″ Appetizer Plate (Set of 4)
Everything old is new and in style again.
Ryker Chestnut Brown Stain and Pale Satin Gold Panels Two-Door Cabinet
Nourison 17″ Sleek Modern Iron Mushroom Table Lamp – Silver
Howard Miller Open Cellar II Solid Wood Foyer Liquor Cabinet
Jack Nicholson @ China Town Framed Print
Furniture of America Sene Contemporary Rolling Buffet
Race Car Cocktail Shaker
Tortoiseshell Resin Wine Cooler
Marq Burl Wood Trays
Man Walks Coasters
Burl Wood Rectangular Tray
Multiwood Serving Board
Mid Century Orange Party Bowl
“Another Round” Tumbler Glass
Franklin Double Old-Fashioned Glass
Cocktails and conversation take place around unique home bar pieces.
Accents mix well together to create ambiance and flow.
Simple Designs Mini Ceramic Globe Table Lamp, Black
A small accent lamp layers a enhanced soft light, and a chic set of appetizer plates (salad plates work well, too) frame a tasty nip and nosh.
Black & White Medallion Stoneware Salad Round Plates, 4 Pack
Fire Truck 10-Pc. Bar Tool Set
Serge 2 Door Accent Cabinet
SILVER ART Airplane Base Shot Glass
Brixton 12-Ounce Rocks Glass
Black Dashed-Pattern Cooler Glasses
Vintage-Like Airplane Set of 4 Napkins
Hip Vintage Rod Hand Cut and Polished Glass Decanter
Steady-Temp 8 oz. Martini Glass
Stainless-Steel Cocktail Picks, Set of 6
Stainless Steel Martini Picks (Set of 6)
Degroff Silver Cocktail Shaker
Hammered Stainless-Steel Champagne Bucket
Before many of us became smarter and healthier and the laws of the land changed, the ash tray was part of the cocktail bar landscape.
Mid Century Ceramic Shoe Ashtray
A vintage ash tray repurposed as a cocktail spoon or stirrer holder makes a great conversation piece.
Antique Silver Sentiment Pitcher
Hammered Candy / Nut Bowl
Stovetop Sugar Free Candied Nuts
Entertain these home bar styling ideas for a finished result that’s one part glamour, one part personal style, and one part fabulous now being served.
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