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There’s space in every home for a bar; in fact, it’s the perfect way to transform an empty nook into a beautiful and useful part of your home. A bar cart is a great starting point, or you can use a cabinet or console instead. Check out the French factory cabinet from Restoration Hardware if you prefer the idea of a cabinet to a trolley – it’s a winner!

 

Cocktail glasses, a statement-making shaker and of course your favourite tipples are next on the list. If you really want to set the scene, you could paper the wall behind or walls around your home bar – choose something fun or decadent and you’ll be good to go. We’ve included two of our favourites in the story.

  • Palloni square tray

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    PALLONI SQUARE TRAY

    Fornasetti

    AU$437.00

    Serve bar snacks on this stunning porcelain tray by Fornasetti, use it as a receptacle for keys and other knick knacks, or just keep it as a decorative object (it would look great hanging on a wall). Choose from three different balloon pictures.


    PALLONI SQUARE TRAY

    Fornasetti

    AU$437.00

    Serve bar snacks on this stunning porcelain tray by Fornasetti, use it as a receptacle for keys and other knick knacks, or just keep it as a decorative object (it would look great hanging on a wall). Choose from three different balloon pictures.


  • French Factory Bar Cabinet

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    FRENCH FACTORY BAR CABINET

    Restoration Hardware

    US$1,450.00

    For this industrial cabinet, Restoration Hardware took inspiration from an early 20th century steel desk found in a French factory. Where better to store your bar goods than here? It will all be on show. 


    FRENCH FACTORY BAR CABINET

    Restoration Hardware

    US$1,450.00

    For this industrial cabinet, Restoration Hardware took inspiration from an early 20th century steel desk found in a French factory. Where better to store your bar goods than here? It will all be on show. 


  • Travel cocktail kit

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    TRAVEL COCKTAIL KIT

    Miranda Watkins

    €580.00

    Made of pewter and cork, this is the ultimate cocktail kit for the jet-set traveller or the avid sailor. London designer Miranda Watkins created this collection, which includes a cocktail shaker, two Martini glasses and a tray for *Wallpaper Handmade, and the result is fun, stylish and lightweight.


    TRAVEL COCKTAIL KIT

    Miranda Watkins

    €580.00

    Made of pewter and cork, this is the ultimate cocktail kit for the jet-set traveller or the avid sailor. London designer Miranda Watkins created this collection, which includes a cocktail shaker, two Martini glasses and a tray for *Wallpaper Handmade, and the result is fun, stylish and lightweight.


  • Jellies Champagne Flute

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    JELLIES CHAMPAGNE FLUTE

    Patricia Urquiola By Kartell

    AU$23.00

    Kartell makes plastic that’s designed to last the distance, both from a practical and a visual perspective. We particularly love Patricia Urquiola’s Jellies collection for the brand, and these champagne flutes, which come in various colours, will be a fun addition to any night in. 


    JELLIES CHAMPAGNE FLUTE

    Patricia Urquiola By Kartell

    AU$23.00

    Kartell makes plastic that’s designed to last the distance, both from a practical and a visual perspective. We particularly love Patricia Urquiola’s Jellies collection for the brand, and these champagne flutes, which come in various colours, will be a fun addition to any night in. 


  • Tequila Mockingbird Cocktail Book

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    TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD COCKTAIL BOOK

    Tim Ferle

    £9.99

    You’ve got all the gear, now you need to make the cocktails. This fun cocktail book pays tribute to literary classics and fiction favourites through cocktail names and recipes. 


    TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD COCKTAIL BOOK

    Tim Ferle

    £9.99

    You’ve got all the gear, now you need to make the cocktails. This fun cocktail book pays tribute to literary classics and fiction favourites through cocktail names and recipes. 


  • Italian Cocktail Pitcher

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    ITALIAN COCKTAIL PITCHER

    Restoration Hardware

    US$107.00

    We’re big fans of this 1960s-style cocktail pitcher. The brass-plated item has a wood handle and a built-in ice guard.


    ITALIAN COCKTAIL PITCHER

    Restoration Hardware

    US$107.00

    We’re big fans of this 1960s-style cocktail pitcher. The brass-plated item has a wood handle and a built-in ice guard.


  • Come As You Are bar cart

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    COME AS YOU ARE BAR CART

    Dante - Goods And Bads

    €1,380.00

    After seeing so many vintage or vintage-style bar carts (which we still love and have featured in this story), the clean lines and understated contemporary style of this bar cart make for a refreshing change. Designed by Christophe de la Fontaine.


    COME AS YOU ARE BAR CART

    Dante - Goods And Bads

    €1,380.00

    After seeing so many vintage or vintage-style bar carts (which we still love and have featured in this story), the clean lines and understated contemporary style of this bar cart make for a refreshing change. Designed by Christophe de la Fontaine.


  • Martini glass

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    MARTINI GLASS

    Vanessa Mitrani

    €135.00 for set of 2

    Vanessa Mitrani’s fabulous Martini glasses are works of art. With each glass, a delicate glass cones sit atop a brass base. Great for your own bar or as a gift.


    MARTINI GLASS

    Vanessa Mitrani

    €135.00 for set of 2

    Vanessa Mitrani’s fabulous Martini glasses are works of art. With each glass, a delicate glass cones sit atop a brass base. Great for your own bar or as a gift.


  • Soho Bar Cart

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    SOHO BAR CART

    IDecorate

    HK$3,900.00

    This gorgeous, acrylic-and-glass bar cart is a great buy: it’s discounted from $7,500.00, and it’s beautiful. Its simple yet glam design allows it to work with almost any décor. Hurry – stock is low.


    Style Tip
    Hirondelle wallpaper

    SOHO BAR CART

    IDecorate

    HK$3,900.00

    This gorgeous, acrylic-and-glass bar cart is a great buy: it’s discounted from $7,500.00, and it’s beautiful. Its simple yet glam design allows it to work with almost any décor. Hurry – stock is low.


    Style Tip
    Hirondelle wallpaper
  • Polka vodka shot glasses

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    POLKA VODKA SHOT GLASSES

    LSA

    AU$139.00

    These handmade shot glasses come in hand-applied metallic or pearlescent finishes, and they sit neatly on a wooden stand. 


    POLKA VODKA SHOT GLASSES

    LSA

    AU$139.00

    These handmade shot glasses come in hand-applied metallic or pearlescent finishes, and they sit neatly on a wooden stand. 


  • Manhattan Cocktail Shaker

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    MANHATTAN COCKTAIL SHAKER

    Georg Jensen

    HK$1,250.00

    Add Art Deco style to your bar with the stainless steel Manhattan cocktail shaker from Georg Jensen. 


    MANHATTAN COCKTAIL SHAKER

    Georg Jensen

    HK$1,250.00

    Add Art Deco style to your bar with the stainless steel Manhattan cocktail shaker from Georg Jensen. 


  • Lismore Black Brandy Glasses

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    LISMORE BLACK BRANDY GLASSES

    Waterford

    HK$1,894 for set of 2

    These fabulous glasses make for a stylish drinking companion, whether you’re sipping brandy or something else. Made of Waterford crystal, the two-tone glasses are topped in opaque glass. 


    LISMORE BLACK BRANDY GLASSES

    Waterford

    HK$1,894 for set of 2

    These fabulous glasses make for a stylish drinking companion, whether you’re sipping brandy or something else. Made of Waterford crystal, the two-tone glasses are topped in opaque glass. 



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