71 Awesome Home Bar Ideas!

50. Bottle Shelving

Bottle Shelving

 As you can see, the ideas for using bottles to create stuff for your bar are limitless. Although we can’t comment on the stability of these shelves, they look like pretty awesome bar ideas.

51. Pub Shed

Pub Shed

An upcoming trend, dedicate your whole shed to being a backyard bar. This couple looks happy, and you could be too, if you were partying in your own private sugar shack!

52. Big TV

Large Television

A must have for sports of movie junkies a big screen TV is a great focal point in a home bar. It also allows you to sit on a bar stool, play pool, and watch Pirates of the Caribbean at the same time.

53. Bottle Opener Coasters

Beer Opener Wood Coaster Home Bar Ideas

There may be no way to stop that ninja lighter thief, but don’t let your buddies run off with your favorite coaster. Lighters are disposable, but water rings are forever. Personalized items such as these bottle opener coasters can add a lot of character and make the space your own, not to they also open bottles and you can get your freaking initials engraved on them, so they are the trifecta of bar decor awesomeness.

54. Funny Tip Jar

Funny Tip Jar

While your friends might not actually tip you, a funny tip jar is an amusing touch to any home bar. Of course, you can always hide everyone’s cell phone until the tip jar is full, or get your brother to spread a rumor about how broke you are, watch the cash roll in, then split the proceeds.

55. Penny Bar

Penny Home Bar Design

One of my favorite small home bar ideas, I love the connected chess board on this portable bar. Also this bar would be incredibly easy to move if you want to rearrange or if you move.


Use those pennies you have lying around and create a shiny home bar or even floor. It will take less effort than rolling them and going to an actual bank, and if a friend is ever annoying you, tell him you’ll give him a hundred bucks to find the one where Lincoln is wearing a fedora. Hint: There’s no fedora.  

56. Bottle Top Guitar

Bottle Cap Guitar

Music savvy drinkers will love creating their own bottle cap art, do it yourself or buy one pre-made for one of the most unique home bar ideas.

57. Jack Daniels Lamp

Jack Daniels Lamp

Whiskey lovers can’t illuminate their home bar any better than with this unique bottle lamp. Totally easy to make on your own and with any liquor or wine bottle. In fact, between this, the beer can track lighting and the bottle chandelier, you should could light your whole house with booze recyclables.

58. Lit Display Shelves

LED Home Bar Shelf

Make your home bar into a club environment with awesome tiered liquor display. Some even change colors for an awesome show.

59. Giant Bean Bags

Giant Bean Bag Home Bar Ideas

You’re never too old to love a good bean bag. The fluffy, puffy, and conform to the shape of your body. Also perfect for passing out on after a few.

60. Treehouse Bar

Treehouse Bar

Channel your inner Peter Pan but embrace your adult privileges and create a treehouse bar! A little work goes into this home bar, but come on, it’s so worth. it. It will also give you shelter when your wife makes you sleep outside.

61. Liquor Dispenser

3 Bottle Liquor Dispenser Bar Ideas

Ensure you look like the coolest bartender with a liquor dispenser that doesn’t just look badass but is incredibly effective too! Place this liquor holder on the counter and you’ll give perfect pours as well as having the coolest conversation piece for all your guests!

62. Saddle Seats

Saddle Seat Home Bar Decor

Cowboys will love this idea! Use old saddles as home bar seating and make even taking a seat, a blast! We do not recommend riding side-saddle. Also not recommended: putting actual horses under your saddle seats. 

63. Beer Mugs

Beer Mug Ideas for Home Bars

No home bar is complete without some proper beer mugs. Checkout all these beer mug ideas. You’re sure to find some that match your style and bar.


64. Chalkboard Kegerator Fridge

Chalkboard Tap Fridge

Repurpose an old refrigerator and transform it into a kergerator, add a chalkboard finish for an even more awesome touch. Wait! Add the chalkboard tap handles from #40 and be super meta with these amazing home bar ideas. 

65. Box Top Bar

Box Top Home Bar Idea

If you’re having trouble gathering bottle caps opt for beer boxes, you don’t need as many and it is a fun weekend project. Just please don’t decoupage your whole bar with Natty Light.

66. Basketball Hoop

Rustic Basketball Hoop

A great way to add some fun to your home bar, not just basketball fans can have fun with a hoop on the wall.

67. Skeeball

Indoor Skeeball Home Bar Ideas

Nothing is funner than a good ol’ game of skeeball! This vintage inspired version would look great in a modern home bar that has touches of old school charm. Sorry, Dave & Busters, this is way cooler than yours.

68. At Home Arcade Game

Arcade Machines are Cool Bar Ideas

Turn your home bar into an 80s themed arcade and put in some vintage gaming systems. You’ll never want to leave.

69. Out in the Open Bar

DIY Home Bar Shelf

For those who like to show off their liquor collection: a bar tray or cart is the perfect accent to any room. Keep it all out in the open. Proudly display that hooch!

70. Wine Barrel Dart Board

Wine Barrel Dart Board

Or bourbon, or rum. Not only does this home decor look freaking awesome, you can buy one premade or make your own! Also one of our favorite basement bar ideas. 

71. Indoor Beach Bar

Indoor Tiki Bar

If you can’t make it to the beach year-round, or at all, build a tiki beach bungalow all for yourself. Sand on the floor is optional.