Heading Home to Dinner Wrap-up

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a quick wrap-up of the Heading Home to Dinner dine by design event I participated in last month. The event was a celebration of tables and bar carts by the Boston design community to raise awareness and money for Heading Home, whose mission is to end homelessness in Greater Boston by providing a supported pathway to self-sufficiency that begins with a home, together with critical services such as life skills, financial literacy, and job training.

In total the event raised $100,000 for the charity - pretty incredible considering this was the first year holding the event!  I'm honored to have been a part of it and to have contributed to that total by auctioning off my own bar cart to one lucky winner. A HUGE thank you to Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Boston for donating their beautiful Melrose bar cart to me to use for my cart.  Below are a few photos of my bar cart taken by the talented Sabrina Baloun of Sabrina Cole Quinn Photography.  Enjoy and we hope to see you next year!

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Bar Cart Roundup

It's Friday and I know I'm ready for a cocktail.  Are you?  I love incorporating bars and bar carts into rooms.  It's a fun way to add a little pizazz to a space. Here's a roundup of some of my favorites across many price points.

Let's start with a lucite bar cart from Anthropologie - because who doesn't love lucite?  Check out the amazing handle!

This mid-century inspired walnut & brass cart is handcrafted in LA by TRNK.  I would love to have this in my living room. Unfortunately it's out of my price range right now...maybe someday!

This cobalt cart from Lulu and Georgia provides a bold pop of color.  It would look great with some fun, colorful bottles and barware.

This metal, wood, and leather cart from the Threshold line at Target is very fun (and only $129.99) - what a bargain!

I have the Swig Mini Bar from CB2 in my dining room. A few of our friends loved it so much that they purchased one for their own home. You can store a lot inside and it looks great with a little tray on top to display your favorite cordials and glasses.

Another favorite from CB2 that works great in a small space is the Ernest Bar Cart. I love the chrome, mirrors, and the round shape.

Entertaining al fresco?  Then you need this indoor/outdoor Crescent cart from Room & Board. You can customize the color of the top - I think I'd go with a lime green!

And for any of you DIYers - how retro is this?

Cheers!