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A bar is a fab addition to any home. Having a bar at home can save you a lot of money (in the long run) and provides an excellent spot to entertain your friends and guests.
Most people have small bar units or nooks in their houses for personal use but expanding and installing a proper bar area to entertain guests can be very wise. It will allow you to present a wider variety of drinks for your guests since you’ll have more space for storing drinks and drinkware. PLUS you’ll have the room to also serve appetizers if you wish!
For a frequent host, a home bar is perfect for casual gatherings, and all in all very functional. A bar for personal purposes and entertainment purposes varies in its style and stock. To upgrade your bar, you can add different things such as:
1. The Bar Area
The first point of impressing your guests is having an impressive bar area. Decide on the style of the bar and upgrade it as you see fit.
You can also make the bar area more accessible by building it in your living room, which would give a very chic vibe to the space. Also, you can get a great vintage and trendy feeling by including a neon cocktail bar sign. These signs are fully customizable, and you can choose from one of the popular options available at the gallery, write a message or use your signature.
Another way of upgrading your home bar is adding a cooling unit directly into the bar area itself. This will allow you to chill your drinks right at the bar station!
For entertaining at your home bar, you need a few pieces of necessary furniture like bar stools and tables. Bar stools instantly add to the elegant and high-grade look of a home bar.
Furniture in Fashion, an online furniture website, offers its customers many styles of bar stools including some unique and fresh styles such as the gas-lift bar stools. They have bar stools to compliment any kind of bar unit, be it the traditional wooden bar or the modern island bar.
2. The Barware
An easy way to impress your guests is to upgrade your barware and silverware. In all probability, your home bar is stocked with only a few glasses that you personally use (guilty). Make your bar more impressive by adding different types of glasses and fun tumblers!
You never know what kind of a drink someone may want and what type of serving ware you might need. So, an excellent way to impress your guests is to stock your home bar with all kinds of barware.
Don’t have any martini glass? Better stock up!
Another smart addition is high-quality silverware (in case they want one of your famous appetizers)!
3. The Beverages
Another way to upgrade your home bar is to stock it with a LARGE variety of drinks. Even if you hate some beverage, stock your bar with it. Guests could request any kind of drink and having different beverages at hand allow you to be freer with your servings and options.
The more options the better I say.
Making your home bar feel like the perfect night out is easy — just add some friends and entertain in style!
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.