Having a space to entertain is a great way to make your home stand out. Creating a functional and playful home bar can be done with the help of custom cabinets, shelving, wine storage, and other organizational options from Rasmussen Custom Cabinetry. A home bar can be a special place to gather with family and friends and make memories. Having it be both functional and personal makes it easier to have a good time. Our built-in options can help you serve up drinks in style.
Functionality Should Come First
With any home remodel, it is important to have a vision, but also keep overall functionality in mind. Even if you have a stunning design in your mind, it may not be useful in your home. Allowing a home bar to be functional instead of just pretty will be a better use of your money.
Making a space functional starts with durable materials. You will want to craft your cabinets and shelving out of material that can withstand consistent use. The bar material also should be able to withstand condensation and be scratch-resistant.
Another aspect of home design that often gets overlooked is proper turning space. While hosting, moving around the counter and other bar areas will make drink preparation easier. Turning space makes it easier for multiple people to use the kitchen or bar space simultaneously without collision.
If there is a space in your home where your guests typically gather, it may be best to place the bar in this area. Putting your bar in one of your favorite spots in your home with a visually appealing design or scenery can make it more appealing to guests as well.
Consider Customized Cabinets
Finding the perfect storage can be extremely difficult with premade cabinet options. Custom cabinets can be customized to any shape, style, size, or design to help improve the function of your home bar. Custom cabinets from Rasmussen can have adjustable shelves, or we can build shelves right into the wall without the need for cabinet doors. The options are truly endless when working with our team. With so many options, your home bar will be unique and long-lasting.
Choosing custom cabinets also helps elevate your bar functionality by allowing you to create storage that fits exact bottle or mixer sizes. Custom cabinets can be made with special bottle holders or shelves that are the perfect size for the drinks you typically use.
Maximize All Verticle Space
The greatest benefit of built-in cabinets or built-in shelving is the ability to carry it to the ceiling. Make the most of this vertical space and make the room feel bigger, while also giving you plenty of storage space if you want to keep the home bar contained to one wall. It is perfectly ok to get creative when it comes to displays and storage.
Taller cabinets may be harder to reach, but the top shelves can be used for decorative items or seasonal options. Tall cabinets create a sleek look for your home bar and work well for both small and large rooms.
The Power Of Lighting
Light has the power to change the feeling of a space in an instant. There are many options for bar or entertainment space lighting. LED strip lights in neon colors or warm overhead lighting are popular options. Add backlighting to your cabinets or liquor storage area to add some drama.
Adding Your Personal Touch
The finishing touches on any home remodel should be something to make it personal. Adding personal touches to your home bar will make it unique and feel like an extension of your home. Display photos you have taken, knick-knacks from your travels, unique glassware, your favorite sports team banner, mementos, or your burn-your signature scent. All of these elements will make the space more inviting while also being great conversation starters with friends.
Built-In Options From Rasmussen Custom Cabinetry
Our team at Rasmussen Custom Cabinetry has built a variety of custom storage options for homeowners. There are many options when it comes to functional and visually appealing storage. Our team is the expert in combining these two areas into cabinets. Built-in storage is a great option for homeowners who want their pieces to last.
Built-ins are durable and last with the home for generations. Investing in built-ins can help make your home a more appealing place to be. Reach out to our team to design your home bar or other custom space today!