How to Style Your Drinks Cabinet

‘Tis the season of celebrations and what better way to celebrate than pulling out your best glassware and your favourite tipple for some festive cheer? This year it’s easier than ever to show off your cocktail skills with a beautiful drinks cabinet, styled to work with your home’s décor.


scandinavian style drinks cabinet and house plant

While you can transform anything from a sideboard or a side cabinet to a working bar area, pulling together a cohesive theme on a dedicated drinks cabinet is a great way to get the look anywhere in your home. Why not take inspiration from our favourite mood boards to create your own cocktail corner this Christmas and New Year?

Drinks Cabinet Styling Mid-Century Modern

Drinks Cabinet Styling Mid-Century Modern Moodboard

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The bar cart was a staple in the mid-century so if you’re ready to channel those Don Draper vibes, look no further than our solid oak Cascade drinks cabinet which sits on slim splayed mid-century inspired legs.

Complete the look with gold-rimmed cut glass, 60s inspired artwork and mix with colours and patterns in mustard yellow and midnight blues. Finally, ensure there’s somewhere to kick back and relax on our Orbit accent chair in plush yellow velvet.

Love mid-century design? You’ll love our inspiring post on this style.

Drinks Cabinet Styling Art Deco Glamour

Drinks Cabinet Styling Art Deco Glamour Moodboard

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If you love the glamour of Old Hollywood, give your bar cart an Art Deco vibe. Lay the foundations of high-quality style with the classic good looks of herringbone, brought bang up to date in our brushed and glazed solid oak Parquet drinks cabinet

Add a touch of glamour with shades of pink and gold with a Deco-style wallpaper as the perfect backdrop. Gather golden goblets, sleek glassware and a pineapple-style cocktail shaker on a marble and brass tray and finish off the look with some cheeky artwork that’s bound to get the party started.

If you can’t get enough of pink in your décor, check out our trend post here.

Drinks Cabinet Styling Relaxed Contemporary

Drinks Cabinet Styling Relaxed Contemporary Moodboard

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Want a look that’s simple, liveable and totally stylish? The sculpted simplicity of Scandinavian style in our natural solid oak Ellipse drinks cabinet is your perfect choice. Pull in the colour of the year – Dulux’s Tranquil Dawn – for an easy-going relaxed contemporary feel that will work all year long.

Our Evie swivel chair nearby allows you to pivot from the bar area to guests and to settle down to that perfect G&T in style. Finish off the look with a book and artwork sharing classic cocktail recipes and serve it up in recycled green glassware for a gathering they won’t soon forget.

Looking for more tips on using Tranquil Dawn? Our blog post might help.

How will you be styling your drinks cabinet this year? Let us know how you’re styling it in your home using #OakFurnitureland on social media.