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The 1960s bar cart tradition has made a huge comeback, and it’s easy to see why: Not only do bar carts keep your liquors and glassware organized and ready to use, they can also be used as a display space for favorite dishes or objects.

How to Style a Bar Cart

Set up your own bar cart this season, just in time for holiday visitors and dinner guests. Look for a cart at your favorite vintage store, or use our pros’ styling tips to set up a bar tray on a buffet or side table.



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  1. [...] to Christmas: Set Up a Holiday Bar Cart HGTV Design Happens Sat, December 15, 2012 3:00 PM UTC HGTV Design Happens Rate Share (function(){var [...]

  2. Stacy says:

    I am looking for a vintage cart right now. I love the way they look.

  3. Tiffany L. says:

    I always get in the mood to change things around in my house after Christmas. I will be going to thrift shops and vintage stores and a bar cart will be one of the things I'll be hoping to find.

  4. Liz_HGTV says:

    Sounds like a place I'd like to visit! :)

Liz GrayLiz is a senior editor at HGTV.com and an co-editor-in-chief for Design Happens. She lives in a midcentury tri-level that’s stuck in the ‘70s…for now. When she’s not working on...


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