If you adore entertaining at home, it's time to get serious about having the finest bar cart around. You know you need some booze but are you familiar with the other essentials? Here's a great visual guide that will help girls (and men, too) build the ultimate bar cart.
This infographic from Matchbook breaks down all the tools, glasses, mixers, garnishes and odd and ends you'll need for crafting the best cocktails in town. Don't be intimidated by what may seem like a daunting list - if you are a wine drinker or make cocktails at home you probably already have the basics.
Must-have tools include a bottle opener, corkscrew, a small cutting board, drink stirrers and a pairing knife for cutting lemons and limes. You'll want to stack your bar with a mix of glasses for wine, champagne, cocktails and beer.
We often forget about having an adequate amount of mix-ins and the infographic will prevent you from doing a last-minute run to the supermarket to pick up tonic water.
Fun odds and ends for ladies include a small candle, a decorative carafe and a vase with flowers, all of which will enhance the ambiance of your next cocktail party or girls night in. MORE: Check out the amazing cocktail spinner.
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