Tuesday, June 22, 2021

how to set up an outdoor bar cart


Today I have a fun project for you that is super easy, and super fun.


Think outside the box!

 You don't technically need a "bar cart" to have a fun bar setup. I used a console table, but any sort of flat surface would do.

 *You can shop all the links at the end of this post*

I got everything for our bar cart with Walmart. I love shopping Walmart home because it is one stop shopping for everything. Candles, plants, food, home decor, outdoor accessories and furniture, you name it.

Candle light is always a good idea. Get battery powered all weather candles that have a timer on them. That way you can set them to come on at dusk and stay on for 6-8 hours. The perfect mood lighting.

I placed mine in these great lanterns which can easily be moved all around the deck and other outdoor areas. 

Add in greenery, faux or real. I love the textured terra cotta pot on this one and the plant itself looks very realistic!

A citronella candle is a must to keep your guests from getting bit by mosquitos.

I love how this black one in the pail adds a casual feel while still tying in with my neutral color scheme.

Serve a signature drink, and make sure there is non alcoholic choices as well.  Click here to get my Bloom Gin & Tonic recipe.

Optional-set out snacks to graze on. It doesn't need to be anything fancy.

This is the easiest bar setup I have ever done, yet I think it makes a big impact to the otherwise empty space on our deck.

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To see all the fun outdoor furniture, decor, and more, click here for summer patio perfection!

This week I'm joining some of my talented blogging friends for the Summer Seasonal Simplicity Series: Outdoor Spaces Tours! Be sure to check out all of the beautiful inspiration by visiting the links under the images below.

Sharing Tuesday...

Inspiration for Moms // She Gave it a Go // Grace in My Space // Deeply Southern Home

Life is a Party // Nina Hendrick // Happy Happy Nester // Craftberry Bush

Maison de Cinq // Hallstrom Home // House by Hoff // My Sweet Savannah

Sharing Wednesday....

The Happy Housie // Joanna Anastasia // Cassie Bustamante // The Tattered Pew

Life is Better At Home // Tatertots and Jello // Finding Silver Pennies // Lemon Thistle

A Pretty Life // Dans le Lakehouse // Clean & Scentsible // Willow Street Interior

  Don't forget to pin any of these images!

xoxo, Melaine 

1 comment:

Krista Aasen said...

Looks perfectly ready for summer entertaining! Love those lanterns!

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