See 5 Inspiring Ways to Use a Bar Cart (Beyond Booze!)
Don’t drink? You still might want to get yourself a bar cart. The little guys can offer tons of storage solutions for spaces all around the house. You just have to get a little creative — or steal one of these clever ideas.
1. Coffee Station
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A bar cart can live in any bedroom — when used as a makeshift nightstand. Just look at this setup from Caitlin at Dash of Darling. Dress the top with a lamp, fresh blooms, a jewelry dish, a book, and your other nighttime supplies. The bottom shelf is ideal for storing extras like slippers, a water carafe, a cozy throw, and more.
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3. Bath Storage
Transform your master bath into a spa-like sanctuary by utilizing a bar cart as a treat-yo-self station, like this one from Waiting on Martha. Pile it high with luxurious products and items essential to relaxation — your favorite bubble bath, an exfoliating loofa, tranquil bath salts, and more. Then get ready to say aaaah.
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4. Plant Stand
Calling all green thumbs! Not only is this idea from Glitter Guide a fun, unique way to display plants, but it’s also practical — a bar cart on wheels allows you to move all the plants at once for optimal sunlight or a quick watering session.
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5. Pantry Storage
Remedy a tiny (or non-existent) pantry by stacking IKEA’s RASKOG cart high with shelf-stable ingredients. The slim profile makes it perfect for tight spaces (like a city apartment) and a wheelie bottom means you can roll it into the kitchen as you’re cooking, then stash it away when you’re done.
Get nine more ideas: 10 Smart Ways to Use IKEA’s RÅSKOG Cart in the Kitchen
What clever uses have you come up with for your bar cart?