the bar cart.

I’ve been pretty stuck on the “bar cart” idea. after gathering sufficient {inspiration}. and finding this gem of a {cart} from IKEA ..I got to work.

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from IKEA: shelf & brackets. under-shelf wine glass holder.

from hobby lobby: over-sized wine glass [used as our cork holder. we save ’em all].

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from {TwoCoins Etsy Shop}: “eat, drink, and be merry” print & frame.

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from hobby lobby: over-sized cocktail glass [used as an ice bucket]. whiskey decanter [obsessed]. green vase.

from TJ maxx: bowl for garnishes.

the finished product.

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I’m in love.

finding the perfect cart is essential. I couldn’t get enough of the color, price, and adjustable shelves. then the fun begins: stocking your bar. [I really wanted a whiskey decanter. but every time I said “ohh I like that one,” I flipped the price tag to see it was $50+. too much for my blood. the whiskey decanter I found – on sale for $4.00 at hobby lobby. plus it’s blue!]. I’m still searching for the perfect {paper straws} ..they’ll be the cherry on top.

it’s one of my favorite corners in our home.

happy hump day!

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About chelset

Born and raised Iowan ..uprooting my life and moving to the big city. Many adjustments will be made along the way ..but what's life without some risk?
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6 Responses to the bar cart.

  1. Gail says:

    Can you grab me one at Ikea the next time you are back in Chicago? ;)

  2. LOVE it!! I almost bought this from Ikea but was worried that my bottles would be too tall for the shelves haha. It looks great!!

  3. meneksh says:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pack-Traditional-Party-Paper-Straws/dp/B00BETXJ8Q/ref=sr_1_sc_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1364389404&sr=8-3-spell

    Don’t know how to do a mini-URL, sorry :-/ but as soon as I saw this I thought of those straws! I bought some similar (but more turquoise) ones for my sister-in-law for Christmas :)

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