Create an ephemeral ice bucketby freezing a bottle of vodka in foliage-filled water (freeze inside a bigger bottle or bucket). Change the colour of the contents depending on the theme of your do, or add herbs to match the garnish of the evening.

Combine metallic hints with an Art Deco vibe for a professional touch.

Accessorise with retro cocktail umbrellas in the same hue as your tipple for a quick and chic way to add style to your drinks tray. Mirrored surfaces imbibe the area with even more vibrancy.

For a brighter feel, display multicoloured balloons, florals and glassware. This works perfectly in a more neutral scheme as it helps the cheery shades pop.

Go for gold with your bar area. Editing down the objects on your cart to a minimum keeps the look from feeling overwhelming.

A vintage cabinet makes a sturdy bar for the eclectic home. Bright coloured glass adds to the fun, so decant spirits for stylish pouring.

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