Entertaining's a breeze when you have a bar cart just around the corner! With its golden shaker, matching ice bucket, wine glasses and more, this piece is ready to roll into the sitting room and serve up some drinks.
This simple cart frame is easily accessible, space conscious and can be easily maneuvered for indoor or outdoor use. A coat of bright blue paint brings it to life and creates a fun and contemporary bar cart. A potted plant and decorative pitcher add the perfect finishing touches.
While traditional bar carts can come with ornate patterns or finishes too formal for more transitional or contemporary spaces, modern wooden bar carts in teak or walnut add clean, simple lines and a touch of richness. Keep in mind that wooden bar carts will most likely require re-staining or oiling once or twice yearly.
In this eclectic, feminine living room, a gilded bar cart makes for the perfect entertaining piece. Bold, bright pink artwork adds a contemporary note, while striped curtains bring texture to the space.
With eight slipper chairs and a bar cart in the corner, it's clear that this Mediterranean-modern dining room is meant for entertaining. Two contemporary mirrors fill out the walls and reflect the natural light, making the space seem bigger and brighter.
White is a classic tone often used in shabby chic designs. HGTV fan rnhey wanted to create a light, airy dining room ideal for casual year-round entertaining, so she used this fresh hue as the base for her entire design. The upholstered cane-backed chairs, freshly painted table and vintage marine life prints are reminiscent of relaxed summers and shabby seaside homes. White beadboard walls allow the sand-colored curtains and accessories to act as complementary accents rather than simply appearing in the background. For an elegantly shabby look, combine your rustic pieces with more contemporary counterparts. The white table and rattan chairs feel ultra casual, while the symmetrical prints, pleated draperies and dark wood serving tray deliver a perfect hint of refinement.
A gold wet bar with art deco lamp separates a pair of navy blue striped armchairs with nailhead trim and lavender and magenta floral throw pillows. The ottoman features a large, bold pattern with navy geometric shapes. A contemporary natural wood table with copper top and stack of red books add personality to finish the design.
Contemporary meets modern in this living room with minimal furnishing. The fur area rug adds texture to the space while the gray walls keep it grounded. A bar cart sits to the right of the small entertainment center.
The distressed leather club chairs pair with a glam bar cart that lead into the kitchen and breakfast room. Black-and-white peel-and-stick tiles make a contrasting statement for the floor, while brass chairs surround the contemporary white table. A gallery wall of art fills the space from floor to ceiling.
Off the great room in this Craftsman-style home is a cozy reading lounge, complete wiht comfortable gray sectional, simple bar cart for making a drink and organic log coffee tables. The space is surrounded by walls of windows for stunning views of the lake.