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Creative Outdoor Bars: Ideas to Buy or DIY

Wall Bar

Wall Bar

Make your own wall-mounted outdoor bar with our step-by-step instructions. It looks stylish whether it's open or closed, and there's even space for glassware.

Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar

If you like drinks with umbrellas in them, then a tiki bar is right for you. This bar, seen on Going Yard, feels exotic thanks to its materials and the surrounding foliage.
Bar Cart

Bar Cart

Mingle with your mixers! This tipple trolley has wheels, so it's easy to make your way around the party with beverages as needed. Image by Courtney Apple, courtesy of Society Social. Styling by Styled Creative
Eclectic Bar

Eclectic Bar

The fabric on the tops of these bar stools is meant to match the details on the funky outdoor bar, as seen on The Outdoor Room by Jamie Durie on HGTV.
Dresser Bar

Dresser Bar

After it has served its purpose in your home, an old dresser can become a sideboard buffet bar. DIY it with our helpful tutorial.

Swim-Up Bar

Swim-Up Bar

A split-level swim-up bar is cool and convenient. Since you don't need to get out of the pool, there's no break in the party action.
Bookshelf Bar

Bookshelf Bar

A vintage bookshelf can easily double as a bar with some styling tricks. A drink dispenser allows guests to help themselves. Image courtesy AphroChic; Photo by Rachel McGinn
Bar on Wheels

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Bar on Wheels

As seen on Cousins Undercover, this rolling bar with butcher blocks means you can have happy hour just about anywhere in your backyard.