5 Ways to Use a Bar Cart

Unique ways to get the most use out of your bar cart.

Bar carts are everywhere, and for good reason. They're not only trendy, but their portability and multiple shelves also make them practical and multipurpose! There's more than one way to use this coveted piece in your home, so check out our top 5 bar cart uses below.

1. Bar 

Bar Cart

2. Coffee Station

You'll be the best hostess with this rolling coffee bar! This idea works great in a guest room or in your kitchen. Place a coffee machine, creamers, sugars and spoons on the top shelf, and store mugs on the bottom to make sure eveyone gets their caffeine fix. 

Coffee Station Bar Cart

Bar Cart Pro Tip

3. Mobile Island

A large bar cart can give you an extra surface and more storage in your kitchen. Store the utensils you use most on top - plus, keep a cutting board on hand. Then, place pretty baskets on the bottom shelves to easily store your extra kitchen stuff. You'll be able to roll this island to wherever you're working, whether by the sink or the stove! 

Mobile Kitchen bar cart

Pro-Tip: You can also keep a tiered herb garden on your mobile island to have fresh herbs on hand. See how we made this one here.

Bar Cart pro tip

4. End Table

Bar carts work great as end tables- their shelves will even give you extra storage. Stack the bottom shelves with magazines, coffee table books and decorative accents. Book boxes also work great to add hidden storage. Place taller objects on the top shelf to create height and add visual interest.

End table bar cart

Pro-Tip: If your bar cart has wheel locks, be sure to use them to keep your end table in place.

5. Outdoor Party

Bar carts will change your outdoor party game! Use it for serving cool drinks and fun snacks for a memorable backyard bash.

Outdoor bar cart

How do you use your bar cart? Share your creative ideas using #AtHomeStores!

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