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9 Creative Ideas for Bar Cart Styling at Weddings {or Drinks Trolley Styling}

When it comes to styling for special events, a bar cart is certainly a popular choice for displaying the drinks. It’s also perfect for creating a beautiful presentation of the desserts or snacks. For those outside the US they are often called the Drink Trolley. As Carol of Lily and Lavender Events says, it’s a sweet and sophisticated name for the cart.

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Today, I’m sharing with you 9 Creative Ideas for Styling Bar Carts at Weddings {or even bridal showers, engagement parties . . . gatherings of all kinds}. There's even ideas for the different seasons too.

#1 Boho Chic

This Boho Chic Farm Wedding Cart helped display the stunning drip wedding cake. The cake {that’s topped with a golden pear and figs} is displayed on a vintage cake server and a gold bar cart.
— created by Sarah Sofia Productions

Wedding Bar Cart Inspiration from a Boho Chic Farm Wedding - created by Sarah Sofia Productions - click to see all 9 Creative Ideas Bar Cart Styling on www.BrendasWeddingBlog.com - the wedding planning guide for fresh ideas for creative weddings

#2 Summer Season

For a summer soiree, you will likely love this gold bar cart with the pineapple drinks and flamingo lights. It's a perfect choice for bridal showers or engagement parties in the backyard or even a bachelorette party.
— created by Sarah Sofia Productions

#3 Bar Cart turned Snack Station

This wooden bar cart that’s used for displaying snacks is super pretty with the pops of color and the paper doilies on the wall behind it. For the super pretty and economical wall decor, the variety pack of doilies from the Dollar Store was used to create the garland.
— created by Lori of Giggle Living

#4 Holiday Season

If your event is during the winter months - why not plan a gingerbread house decorating party and display the hot cocoa bar on a mirrored top bar cart?
— created by Sarah Sofia Productions

#5 Mimosa Station

This bridal shower brunch from the Creative DIY Wedding Ideas post features a Mimosa Station that’s served on a darling vintage serving cart.
— created by Carolina of Mint Event Designs

#6 Fall Season

Planning an event in the fall? Look at this gorgeous bar cart/drink station from which features a signature cocktail, Cinnamon Cider Cooler, in the carafe. You can also find the recipe on her site for the cocktail.
— created by Alyssa of Just a Little Sparkle

#7 Spring Season

You may remember this Shortcakes and Springtime bar cart from the Creative Wedding Ideas for Spring post which features sparkling lemonade and champagne. Sweet extras include the pretty fabric garland with a Lettered Banner and the swizzle sticks adorned with blueberries.
— created by Lori of Giggle Living

#8 Glamour Gold

Keep your styling light and airy with a Vintage Gold Drinks Trolley that includes the choice of sparkling water, Prosecco or a kiwi, pear and elderflower cocktail.
— created by Carol of Lily and Lavender Events

#9 Festive Fun

For a festive flair - you can place a large mirror behind the bar cart for added depth. Plus, it really makes the twinkling lights sparkle a bit more and provides a great place to drape a Bubbly Bar lettered banner.
— created by Lori of Giggle Living

When styling with bar carts, this is one investment that you will want to make as you can use it again and again at each party you host in the future. As Alyssa of Just a Little Sparkle says “They’re convenient, small and a great thing to style differently each time.” So, don’t forget, when creating your wedding registry, add a bar cart to your registry list and be ready for styling fun each time you entertain.

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