Cocktail Bars

Are you having a cocktail hour between your ceremony and reception? It’s easy to forget about the details of the cocktail reception. However, your wedding style should be able to flow smoothly into this space too. One of the main focal points of the cocktail hour is the bar itself. Starting with the style of the bar will help to set the scene for the space. With a variety of options, we would love to share some of our favorite ideas:

If you’re having a simple and elegant outdoor wedding, keep your bar simple too! A plain white tablecloth draped with a garland will create a lush and inviting atmosphere. 

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For an even more natural look, we love the idea of a bare wooden bar. Try draping with bright flowers or other colorful garlands for a more whimsical look. 

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If you’re having a barn wedding, there is no better way to create a bar than with wine barrels. You could even make it yourself! 

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A boxwood bar will coordinate with almost any wedding style, whether it is inside or outside, elegant or casual. 

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For an eco-friendly wedding, DIY your own bar out of wooden crates. Dress it up with some paint, then decorate with lanterns, banners, and lights. 

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For an extra classy cocktail hour, consider renting a bar or piece of furniture. It will be more unique and serve as a bold focal point. 

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However you decide to style your bar, don’t forget about all of the signature cockatils that will be served from it!

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-Katie