Home bars: Cart potential

Published 10:39 AM ET, Thu December 5, 2013
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This bar cart gets a holiday treatment with silver bowls and an arrangement of amaryllis, but could easily transition to everyday decor. Laurey W. Glenn/Southern Living
This bar cart, featured in the current issue of Southern Living, has mid-century modern flair. jennifer davick/southern living
A sleek metal bar cart with blue glassware fits a modern or traditionally decorated space. jennifer davick/southern living
A simple wood bar cart has plenty of room for prepared drinks, garnishes, extra glasses and bottles of wine. Jody Horton/Southern Living
Jennifer Kopf, the home editor for Southern Living, said modern hosts and hostesses want to have access to the bar wherever they entertain -- even keeping mini bar setups in different areas of their home, including the porch or deck. Chris Rogers/Southern Living
Steva Casey, bar manager at Veranda on Highland in Birmingham, Alabama, made a bar from an antique sideboard placed close to her kitchen for maximum entertaining potential. courtesy steva casey