New Delhi, Dec 02 (IANSlife) Whether you have a dedicated home bar or not, a bar cart is a versatile and essential addition to your home. It's a mobile and convenient way to take your party from room to room.
In a talk with Niraj Johri, Founder & CEO at Casa Decor, he reveals the art of styling a bar cart and explores the party essentials you should add to it.
Before we delve into the party essentials, let's talk about the cart itself. Always invest in a multi-level bar cart. A cart with multiple tiers not only adds to its aesthetic appeal but also provides ample space to organize your bar accessories and party essentials. Whether you're drawn to the rustic allure of a wooden bar cart or the sleek, modern lines of a contemporary design, let your cart harmonize with your home's interior aesthetic.
Party essentials for your bar cart
Bottle Opener: A bottle opener is a must-have at any party. Whether you're cracking open beers or removing caps from your favorite sodas, a reliable bottle opener is an essential tool. Keep it within easy reach on your bar cart, so you and your guests can quickly access it whenever needed. A wall-mounted bottle opener can be a stylish and practical choice, adding a touch of vintage charm to your bar cart.Wine Chillers and Wine Stoppers: If you're planning to serve wine at your gathering, wine chillers and stoppers are essential. Place these alongside your wine bottles to ensure guests are encouraged to use them allowing the flavors to remain crisp, and the bottles stay perfectly chilled. Wine stoppers come in various designs, from elegant and decorative to practical and airtight. Choose wine stoppers that complement your bar cart's style.Coasters: Coasters are not just practical; they also add a touch of sophistication to your bar cart. Keeping a set of coasters on the top shelf encourages your guests to use them, protecting your table tops and counters from unsightly drink rings. Choose coasters that align with your decor theme or opt for a set that features a variety of designs to suit different preferences.Condiments and Snacks: Fill the lowest section of your bar cart with an array of condiments and packed snacks. Whether it's a selection of olives, pickles, or a variety of sauces and garnishes, this section can act as a culinary hub for your party. Your guests can easily access the necessary accompaniments for their drinks and appetizers. Consider adding small decorative bowls or containers for a stylish presentation on the top section or next to the snacks, allowing guests to open the packs and help themselves.Tissue Holder: Parties are at their best when things get a little messy. Be prepared for accidental spills and messes by adding a tissue holder to your bar cart. It's a small but thoughtful addition that can save the day when you need to clean up quickly. You can choose a tissue holder that matches the overall theme of your cart, party, or opt for a sleek and minimalist design. Look for tissue holders that are easy to refill, ensuring you're always ready for any party mishaps.Don’t Forget your Guests’ Favorites: To cater to your guests' preferences, fill the second section of your bar cart with their favorite bottles. Whether it's a selection of liquors, mixers, or spirits, this personalized touch ensures that everyone at your party can enjoy their preferred drinks. It's a thoughtful gesture that enhances the overall party experience. Consider using decorative trays or holders to keep these bottles organized and easily accessible.
Styling a bar cart is an art that combines functionality and aesthetics. With the right selection of party essentials and a well-organized setup, your bar cart can transform your home into a bustling and stylish entertaining hub. Whether you're hosting a small get-together or a larger gathering, having a well-equipped and beautifully styled bar cart makes your job as a host much more enjoyable. There is more, even when not in use for a party, these carts serve as multifunctional organizing accessories. So, invest in a versatile bar cart, stock it with the essentials, and let the good times roll!
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