A Glamorous Mirrored Minibar

Ever since moving into our apartment last March I’ve been hunting for the perfect bar cart. A gold one. With wheels, so I can push it from one side of our dining room to another. Glass or mirrored it makes no matter to me. I’ve actually fallen in love with quite a few––but if you’ve ever shopped for a bar cart yourself you know the really beautiful ones aren’t cheap.

Ironically, the thought of shelling out over a thousand dollars for a decorative piece of furniture that frequently needs to be dusted leaves me needing a strong drink.

Thankfully I found an inexpensive back-up while my search for the perfect, affordable bar cart continues. I recently stumbled upon this gorgeous mirrored tray––at World Market of all places.

Glamorous mirrored mini bar 2 according to elle

Between the rustic gold finish and the mirror base, I instantly saw it had glam potential––just what our somewhat manly dining room was missing. More on that to come, but for thirty dollars, I couldn’t get it into our apartment fast enough.

Glamorous mirrored mini bar according to elle

Most mirrored mini bar trays are the perfect size for two or three bottles, a couple of decorative rocks glasses, a classic cocktail shaker and a fancy jigger, which is actually perfect if you’re entertaining for a small group.

I know eventually I’ll find a perfect bar cart in my budget that checks all the boxes but in the meantime, this glitzy, mirrored mini bar tray is definitely filling the void.

If you’re holding out for your dream bar cart too, here are 5 beauties to check out:

Mirror mini bar

1. West Elm ($89) // 2. Williams Sonoma ($150) // 3. Z Gallerie ($100) // 4. World Market ($30) // 5. Anthropologie ($148)

PS. My dear friend Andrea got us those adorable Mr. & Mrs. cocktail glasses for our wedding. How cute?

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