A home bar is something every grown up home should have. Grown ups like popping into each others homes’ for a drink, either to wind down after a busy day, but mostly to get away from their children ūüôā¬† Of course, you don’t need the full Monty¬†bar… a bar cart with a few essential items will certainly do the trick!¬† In our case, we chucked¬†our formal lounge during our renovation, not because we love drinking that much, but because we¬†tend to dine informally (and to accommodate our drinking friends ūüôā¬†¬† To follow our bar renovation and inspiration, follow these links:¬† Lyndie’s Bar Inspiration and Formal Dining Room Demolition.

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Bar installation

Our vision for our bar is slowly coming into fruition. The height of the glass pendant lights are determined and the back and front counters are installed.

First drinks new bar

Luckily there’s time for a break after a hard days’ work!¬† The guys are getting very excited about having the first cold one to initiate the new bar!

Bar black panelling rustic timber top

At last, it’s finished!¬† It was great fun unpacking everything into the shelves.¬† Now we can pretend we’re having a night out on the town every night!

bar antique glass splashback


accent chair black and linen


rustic solid timber bar top


bar counter glass pendants

This new area makes entertaining a breeze.  We love how the formal lounge flows into the bar and then out to the new entertaining area with fireplace.  I see a few social gatherings happening this year!

Let us know if your home needs a make over.¬† A renovation can be very daunting, especially if you haven’t experienced it before.¬† We draw up plans for council approval, assist in layouts, as well as selection of all your finishes.¬† To see the changes we made to other parts of our home, follow these links:

Before & After of Entry and Stairs, Before Photos of the Interior, Renovation, First Phase, Ensuite Bathroom Make Over, Kids’ Bathroom Make Over, Demolition day, Formal Lounge Room Reveal, Kitchen installation begins, Kitchen Reveal.

Cheerio ’til next time!

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