Liquor Shelves Are the New Bar Carts

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Bar carts seemed to be the trend of all trends in 2017. They add just the right amount of fun to any space, after all. But you know what's even more delightful? Surprising your guests with 99 bottles of beer on the wall — literally. We're talking about wall-mounted liquor shelves, AKA the bar cart's playful 2018 upgrade. While they're a bit tougher to track down, we're calling it now: Liquor shelves will have you at merlot. Plus, they're great for small spaces where there's no floor space to spare. Check out some of our favorites below.

1. Anthropologie Fold-Down Bar Shelf, $168

This trapdoor-style bar shelf is made of beautiful paulownia wood. Use the door as a makeshift table, and then close it up to hide any mess when you're done!

2. CB2 Wall Mounted Bar Cabinet, $239

This shesham wood bar cabinet is elegant as they come. It offers a gold tray that can either be nested inside or on top.

3. Ballard Designs Abbott Slim Shelf, $229

While this sleek shelf doesn't have doors to close, it does feature rails to keep your bottles safe and snug.

4. Target Wall-Mounted Wine Rack with Succulent Planter, $152.99

Now here's a dynamic duo you weren't expecting: A succulent planter/wine rack. This conversation starter is made of Western red cedar.

5. Ballard Designs Wilshire Bar, $319

This mirrored bar with an antique-gold finish is guaranteed to add a touch of glamour.

6. CopelandDesignShop Wall Bar, $150

This handmade stunner is made to order from Etsy. It's built with reclaimed wood that can be stained to your preference.

7. DIY Option

Don't feel like spending the big bucks to house your liquor? Well, this gorgeous personalized cabinet is actually a DIY! Head over to A Beautiful Mess to learn how to make your own.


Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.

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