Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of home bar ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options, and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of having a home bar?
- Aesthetically pleasing – an illuminated spirits display can enhance the look of your home and your wine collection can serve as a conversation piece
- Can be designed as a dedicated entertainment space – can blend in with your living spaces and be designed around your existing floor plan
- Can evolve with your taste – your easily accessible spirits collection can be upgraded as your taste in wine and other spirits change over time
What are the main options for home bars?
- Location: basement, adjacent to kitchen or living room, in the kitchen or entertainment areas
- Layout: alcove, galley, one-wall, as part of kitchen, walk-in bar in living room, L-shaped, U-shaped
- Cabinetry: beverage drawer, slim vertical cabinets, wine cubbies, transom cabinets, wine rack, slide-out storage tower, glass panels (textured, X mullion, recessed/shaker, raised, mirror, fluted, diamond swag mullion, tinted)
- Preparation Area: countertop (wood, granite, marble, quartz, farmhouse island table), backsplash (tile, porcelain, brick, mirror)
- Features/Accents: sink (wine barrel, drop-in, undermount), wine cooler/chiller, sterling silver trays, built-in ice bucket, barrel vaulted ceiling
What follows are beautiful photos of home bars along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy home decorating!
1. Wine Barrel Sink
Points of Interest ● diamond cube wine rack with glass cabinet door ● antique wine press recycled as cocktail table ● wine barrel sink with patterned tile backsplash ● textured glass upper cabinets ● multi-sized slate tile flooring
2. Beverage Drawer
Points of Interest ● clear glass faced wine chiller ● partitioned beverage drawer with interior light and antique brass center twist handle ● 3 slim vertical base cabinets ● solid wood countertop with round stainless steel drop-in sink
3. Diamond Wine Cubbies
Points of Interest ● ceiling-mounted diamond wine cubbies under arched open shelf ● light gray base cabinets with built-in wine cooler ● solid wood countertops with double bullnose edge ● 2 sterling silver trays ● silver cage pendant light
4. X Mullion Cabinets
Points of Interest ● two X mullion glass cabinets ● empty liquor bottles on floating shelves ● white granite countertop with exposed brick backsplash ● round mirrored antique silver tray ● gainsboro shaker base cabinets
5. Pastel Green
Points of Interest ● white wet bar with black cup pulls and knobs ● white marble countertop with square undermount sink and pastel green beadboard backsplash ● black and white dinnerware on arched center open shelves
6. Mirror Backsplash
Points of Interest ● 2 dark espresso glass cabinets with matching transoms and interior lights ● gray flat panel drawers with underneath wine rack ● white quartz countertop with mirror backsplash ● beverage cooler under countertop
7. Antiqued Bowl Wine Cooler
Points of Interest ● white shaker base cabinets with built-in glass faced wine chiller ● mercury glass bowl ● oval sterling silver tray with mirror platform ● square glass decanters lattice tray ● reclaimed wood floor