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Home Bar Shelves

Kelly and Co. Design created a contemporary-style bar in this renovated barn entertainment space without losing the ambiance of its rustic surroundings. A black granite countertop and zinc bar top sit atop wood cabinets and stainless steel fixtures. LED backlighting, which can be changed according to mood, showcases the bar selections. The bar features a keg tap, a wine fridge, a dishwasher, a refrigerator, and ample storage for glassware and other serving pieces.

Home Bar Shelves

Decorating your very own home bar can be a daunting task. It’s your sacred space to unwind and naturally you want it to reflect your personality and taste. For those of you having a difficult time deciding which direction to take your home bar design, I reached into every corner of the internet to bring you the most clever and unique ideas to keep in mind when designing your favorite room. Whether you prefer a refined atmosphere, vintage, or rustic, there is a design for every imbiber! So grab a beer, whiskey, or glass of wine and get inspired because here are 71 totally unique ideas for decorating your home bar.

Home Bar Shelves

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Inspiration for a contemporary single-wall home bar remodel in Salt Lake City with medium tone hardwood floors, no sink, flat-panel cabinets and medium tone wood cabinets — HouzzDining room end wall as bar. Use the Buffett cabinet w shelves. — rosefem EmbedEmailQuestion

Home Bar Shelves

Inexpensive, inventive and irresistible — repurposed crates have been transformed into an industrial-edge bar and shelving units. These days we keep seeing pop-up bars in cities around the world, and this funky home bar in Salt Lake City has what it takes for a fantastic personal impromptu bar. BYO stool. See more of this house.

Home Bar Shelves

For flexibility in a small space, consider creating a bar from a cart or cabinet on wheels, as designer Leanne Ford did here: You can move it out of the way when you need the extra room. When styling your bar, “mix your bottles and glassware with special odds and ends that have meaning to you,” says Ford. “That will give the space some character and turn your bar into something special for you and your guests to enjoy.”

Home Bar Shelves

Wide bar, as seen on DIY Network’s original series, Man Caves. The color theme is orange and has a small bar area with bar stools and old framed photos above the counter.

Home Bar Shelves

Nestled in the corner of a large kitchen designed for a family of five, this small wet bar was planned to serve the needs of the entire clan. “It’s prepped and ready to hold all of the fixings for adult beverages, but instead of wine storage we incorporated a chilled fridge space for water bottles, children’s drinks and beverages,” says the design team. “With glass storage above, the homeowners can also display their glassware and china.” See more small home bar ideas >>

Home Bar Shelves

During the renovation of a home in Greenwich, Conn., Anthony DeRosa of DeRosa Builders was able to incorporate a wet bar into the design of the family room without adding on or stealing space from the seating area. “We fit the bar into a little-used closet,” says DeRosa. “We had cabinets custom built for the space. The biggest challenge was finding a sink small enough to fit within the tight dimensions.” Mission, accomplished.

If you can’t dedicate a whole room to your own personal pub, carve out one corner for a bar area to host drinks and entertain a small number of guests. Make sure you incorporate a hinged section of the bar that you can lift up and close behind you, so you still feel like the lord of the manor.

Last week we looked at some seriously enviable wine cellars, but where do you keep the rest of your bar bottles? The options are truly endless. You can have a dedicated bar table or cart for your booze, incorporate it into a set of bookshelves, or you use a console table. You can even hide it in a cabinet, although some of those liquor bottles and cocktail glasses are so pretty, we can’t imagine you’d want them kept out of sight.

A retro wet bar with cosmic accents sits outside the entry to a Star Trek-themed pinball arcade, turning this finished basement into a fun party spot. A curved soffit mirrors the lines of the curved, quartz-topped bar.

As seen on DIY’s Man Cave, a basement bar is designed to fit this homeowner’s style. A clover with the numbers 508 is painted on the floor, a jukebox is added, and a small bar area with a tv fits against the back wall.

The Wendl family lived in a humble home with an outdated retro design. The cousins, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri updated their home with a modern, chic look while complementing their desired retro design. The family room has been redesigned to include a fun white and mint green bar.

This home bar decor is completely unique. The materials are easy to obtain, and let’s face it, most of us have some empties lying around. Since you can pick and choose what cans to use, you will have some completely original home decor. 

An impressive bar crowns this basement home theater. With plenty of storage and shelf space for glassware and beverages, a small refrigerator and wine fridge, neon signs, marble countertop and expertly placed television, your friends won’t want to leave even after the game is over.

Or bourbon, or rum. Not only does this home decor look freaking awesome, you can buy one premade or make your own! Also one of our favorite basement bar ideas. 

In-home bars should reflect your style. For those who want a more rugged, southern inspired bar, accents of skulls and antlers can give your drinking space a really intriguing look. 

Industrial style stools sit in front of the new bar and serving windows creating a great place to sit and have a drink or watch a foosball game. The windows open up to the outdoors, allowing any guests or family members to interact with anyone outside, as seen on “Cousins Undercover.”

In a New York City apartment with a spectacular view of the city skyline, designer Amy Lau brought in “gorgeous, sweeping curves and natural materials” in the design of the built-in wet bar to offset the linear visuals. “Organic shapes and materials strikes the perfect balance with the cityscape,” she says.

A wood plank ceiling, hardwood floors and natural stonework set a rustic, outdoors tone for this basement-turned-ski lodge. A fully stocked bar and lounge area makes this the perfect place to relax.

Built for impressive entertaining, this elegant and handsome basement bar boasts chic oak cabinets, marble countertops and electronic games. Glass-front cabinets, ideal for displaying drinkware, smartly designed curves highlighting focal points and leather upholstered barstools combine to create an attractive and functional space with a sense of timelessness.

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