DIY Home Bars

by | Jun 9, 2020 | Nifty Bar Ideas

BRING HAPPY HOUR HOME WITH THESE DIY HOME BAR IDEAS.

While your favourite watering holes may be closed for the foreseeable future, why not bring happy hour to your home by creating a home bar? A designated cocktail zone is just the thing you need to make lockdown more bearable, and with these DIY home bars ideas, it’s easier and more affordable than you think. Cheers, indeed!

1. THE PALLET BAR
This DIY pallet bar is not only easy and cheap to make, but looks incredible. All you need is the pallets, a few nails, some fairy lights and a weekend to work on it. Simply clean and sand the pallets, put them together, add some lighting and the drinks and you’re ready to party!

2. THE FLATPACK BAR
Are you looking for something unusual, innovative and inexpensive? A flatpack bar offers you all this, plus it is mobile, meaning you can take the bar literally wherever you go(When social distancing subsides of course). Be hailed as the coolest person ever by all your friends by getting the party started wherever you go. Get in touch with us to find out more about the exciting custom options available.

3. THE BOOKSHELF BAR
Got an old bookshelf sitting and collecting dust? Or find a bargain online or at your local second hand store? Repurposed cupboards and bookshelves can make an ideal home bar, especially if you have a smaller space. All you need is a bit of creativity! Adapt it to your unique style by adding colour, lighting, wine racks and even bottle holders.

4. THE SECRET STASH BAR
Got a cupboard sitting empty? Believe it or not a simple cupboard can be transformed into a full-service home bar. The best part is that you can easily hide them away once the party is over. Inside, you’ll add a pull-out service counter, your favourite drinks and glasses. Add a mirrored back, lighting, and even wine storage racks.

5. THE WALL MOUNTED BAR
This mini wall mounted home bar has everything you need to fix and enjoy your favourite drinks, and is another fantastic space saver. You’ll need a few wood pallets, some sandpaper and nails and a day to work on it. You can even add a freestanding shelf underneath to display glassware, your wine or liquor bottles, and accessories that make it interesting including books, flowers and ornaments.

6. THE BARREL BAR
This unique barrel bar is sure to be a talking point in your home for years to come. Another great space saver, add wheels to the bottom of the barrel to move it around your home. All you need to do is sand the barrel, cut out a front opening and voila, you have an incredible home feature!

7. THE MOBILE BAR
Keep your home bar mobile with a rolling bar cart or drinks trolley that can be used both inside and out – ideal when entertaining! Stay on trend with these easy to make DIY wooden cart. All you need is to decide on the dimensions and then go shopping for the pieces you need as well as the hardware. . Don’t forget the wheels to make the cart mobile!

8. THE SPLURGE BAR
Don’t fancy yourself as much of a DIY aficionado? (It’s okay neither do we). Sit back, relax and take a look at one of our bespoke at-home bar options. These custom, made-to-order items translate our remarkably diverse and attractive range of mobile bars into a designer bar range for the home. These timeless designer pieces will create a high-end bar experience in the comfort of your home.

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