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            Drinks Cabinet Ideas

            Jump into the roaring twenties with these drinks cabinet ideas, which offer easy ways to create a social area for all any celebration, while providing valuable space for barware and cocktail-making essentials. Forget pre-booking bars and instead turn to your own home for a party-ready layout full of favourite tipples. Packed with tips from our team of expert designers, and real examples from customer’s homes, this dining room inspiration will make a house the go-to for get-togethers or casual evenings in.

            10 inspiration ideas for at-home bars

            • 1. Go for grey

              Neutral shades, like grey, are a sure choice for a bar design, as they will easily pair with existing decor around the home for a coordinated look. 
            • 2. Paint it black

              Choose black cabinetry like @rich.designs2020 for a sophisticated appearance that matches modern drinks machines.

            • Home bar idea with light-grey shaker cupboards, two glass doors next to open shelving showing crockery and drink bottles.

              3. Parade your partyware

              Show off accessories with glass-fronted cupboards like @gail_angus_home, who have add a decorative element and a display feature to their home bars.
            • 4. Open for business

              Create a speakeasy-style cocktail cupboard with this small bar idea. Tucked within a larder unit, there is ample storage for stowing bottles from view when not in use. 
            • 5. Go for art-deco

              Quartz surfaces like those chosen by @singinginthereno are key to achieving a design akin to upmarket bars, and offer a practical solution for spilt liquids.

            • 6. Sink into the evening

              For an area that prioritises fashion and function, opt for @thedubfordrenovation's practical bar idea that includes an inset bowl for washing up glasses to reuse.
            • 7. Create a luxe look

              @hopyard_house took inspiration from The Great Gatsby by adopting glitzy finishes like copper handgrips to add glamour to a home drinks cabinet.
            • 8. Tap into dark hues

              To achieve a statement scheme, @ashwoodhouseprojects chose bold, black features such as taps, for a home bar with maximum visual impact.
            • 9. Win with a wine fridge

              Update a social space with the latest tech by adding a wine fridge. @mollieking chose this drinks cabinet idea for a feature that makes entertaining a breeze. 
            • 10. Illuminate the night

              Use lighting to add visibility to storage areas and brighten up your latest infusions. This will also set the mood for an evening spent with good company.

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