How to Make a Stylish Home Bar Counter?

06 Oct 2022

Let’s talk about home bars. Everyone loves a well-designed home bar counter. Whether it’s made of reclaimed wood or a beautiful marble bar top, home bars make every living space feel warm, welcoming and luxurious. Today, we’re going to explore the ins and outs of creating your own stylish home bar counter. This tutorial can be applied to any type of home bar setup, including a built-in bar in a kitchen cabinet, a countertop bar, or a bar on a bar cart.

Stylish home bar

Wet bars, commonly referred to as home bars, are designed so that you can have a drink with friends and family without having to leave the comfort of your house. Home bars can be constructed anywhere in the house, including the basement or kitchen. When designing a home bar, you must take all possibilities into account. You may install a number of various types of home bars in your house. 

Nowadays, a home mini bar can be found in most modern kitchens. It’s a brilliant and practical concept. If you have a large number of visitors, it even provides an expanded dining area, giving you more room to operate in. When a kitchen home bar was constructed, the available space may even be used to put up a buffet.

A kitchen home bar can be designed in a variety of ways; an L-shaped bar, for instance, serves two purposes. The side could be an extended dining table, and you could work there.

Stylish home bar designs

You’ll need to make some important decisions in advance because there are many alternatives to take into account when designing your own bar.

Where your home bar will go

Consider the location of the majority of your entertainment. It’s most likely there, or in a location nearby, that you’ll wish to set up a bar. You can be more inventive with your home bar designs if your project to build a home bar is part of one to create a new place for entertaining, like renovating a basement or adding a patio to your backyard. This is because it won’t need to be retrofitted into an already-existing room.

You may need to choose whether this should be a permanent addition to your home or something that can be moved around, depending on the size of the space you’ve designated. Particularly if the room is used for purposes other than entertaining, those with a small space will want to be able to move their bar into a corner or even collapse it to free up space when it’s not in use.

The floor plan

It’s wise and easy to draw your layout in chalk on the floor where the bar will be if you’re starting your project in a space with a concrete floor. It’s still crucial to draw an outline if you’re working in an area with finished floors. To preserve your flooring, use string or painter’s tape. 

Always keep in mind that your bar will have three dimensions. Once height is added, the floor outlines won’t appear to occupy as much space as your full bar will.

Choose design elements & materials

There are a few other items to think about before you start construction to finish the aesthetic of your home bar. Your home bar can appear and feel more real by adding a back bar or foot rail molding, as well as by adding some extra storage or comfort. We advise you to start your planning process by going to your preferred bars and/or eateries and making careful (serious) notes of what you appreciate in a bar.

Appliances in your home bar design

You must also account for any fixtures or appliances that will be placed behind or beneath the bar while planning, especially sinks and refrigerated units.

  • Bar Refrigerators
  • Ice Machine
  • Bar Sinks

Stylish home bar ideas

Tropical home bar

Take inspiration from the tropical climate of our island by incorporating vibrant palm themes and green colors into your home bar area. Bold designs, brilliant colors, and contrasting textures are featured throughout the entertainment area. 

This is an example of creating a joyful and lush maximalist space. Clear glass windows in the bar area give customers a free and unrestricted view of the outside lush vegetation. Through the use of natural-inspired colors on the wallpaper, roof, and furniture, the room is given a touch of greenery. The bar cabinets’ elegant brass frames give the area a professional appearance.

Glamorous home bar

If you have a large collection of liquors, add glass shelving to your stylish home bar counter to showcase your greatest bottles. Towering glass shelves that reach the top of the double-height ceiling can be found in this beautiful bar area. The most expensive and unusual bottles that the homeowners own are kept in the upper display, while the bottom shelves provide quick access to the booze that they frequently enjoy sipping. 

A bar counter covered with onyx adds a cozy and elegant touch to the little space where the homeowner can enjoy a drink with visitors. The glistening chandelier gives the room a more opulent feel and gives it a dazzling finishing touch.

Ocean-inspired home bar

Fashioned a bar and leisure space that incorporates elements from their proximity to the azure seas. The company created a multi-layered room for the homeowners to host visitors using colors from the ocean. 

The space has blue floor tiles and geometric wallpaper that give it a cheery, energetic feel. Chic shell-shaped tiles and a marble countertop that lends a subdued air of elegance can be found on the island counter. For the homeowners to display their favorite items, two modest open shelves are available. A stemware rack is also added to the bottom of each shelf, which helps conserve additional storage space and makes it possible for guests to easily access wine glasses.

Colourful home bar

Choose a standalone bar area if you routinely host a sizable gathering of friends in your home. Latin American culture has a strong influence on this house bar. The vibrant area incorporates materials and patterns from Mexico that create a tropical and upbeat atmosphere. 

With the help of a variety of colorful bar stools and a circular bar counter, the homeowners can comfortably host many visitors in the space. The accommodating layout also creates a perfect environment for dialogue between the visitors and the host, who can easily see and speak with everyone.

Entertainment home bar

It’s not necessary to have a full-fledged counter in your stylish home bar counter, as this chic entertainment space shows. This welcome room, located in the attic, serves as the family’s entertainment area where they entertain visitors. 

A long wooden plank that is hanging from the ceiling has been cleverly transformed into a bartop area. This helps clear up floor space, giving the environment a feeling of expansive spaciousness. The cozy bar area is the ideal place for visitors to interact thanks to a pair of chic black bar stools.

Elpis Interior

We make use of 3D rendering and animation

Elpis Interior in 4A Pahang St, Singapore 198605 offers full service, providing complete interior design from concept to completion. We work with clients in any stages, and have provided services to private and commercial sectors. At Elpis Interior we’re all about helping you visualize your space before it’s built, saving you money and time. We make use of 3D rendering and animation to show you exactly how your space will look, before it’s even built. Get your real renovation plan with our animation and 3D visualization by contacting us here.

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