Blogging tips

Monday, August 29, 2011


I want a bar cart. I really want a bar cart. I NEED a bar cart. I actually can't believe that I don't already OWN a bar cart. It's in my WASPy blood! I should have INHERITED a bar cart, for fuck's sake. But I didn't. And while Ted is going to be appalled that there is yet another item I have decided is essential for the living room, I can tell him where to lay the blame: squarely on Daniela, the lovely and talented lady behind Aesthetic Oiseau. I was living quite happily, sans bar cart, until I read one of her Friday Crush posts that discussed the bar cart that she is lucky enough to own:

Nice, right? Well, I have found a bar cart that is sufficiently similar and it must be mine. It's from a great site called Society Social and it looks like this:

I can already see it in my living room. Of course, I'll also need plenty of cut-glass decanters and glasses to put on the top shelf. Here's what I'm picturing:

The only thing is, once you've filled the decanters, how the hell do you remember which liquor is in which decanter? Luckily, my mother is here, and this is the sort of thing, along with how to set a proper table and whether or not your coat should be shorter than your skirt (it shouldn't, ever, unless it is a car coat), she knows about. So I asked her, and she said "Well, Mother always used to have these metal tags that hung on chains around the necks of each decanter."* And sure enough, you can get pewter decanter hang tags:

And thus avoid any drinking confusion! Well, any confusion about what liquor is in what decanter. The tags won't help you with other types of drinking confusion, like whether or not you should e-mail your high school prom date, if you should sing along loudly with the music playing at the party, or if your husband is being a douche or you have just had too much to drink. For that kind of confusion, you are on your own.


*As you can see, I come by my WASP heritage honestly.
Pin It!


October 26, 2011 at 6:40 AM

Some beautiful cut-glass there, looks great!

January 4, 2012 at 6:12 PM

i LOVE both of these bar carts. i saw them all over pinterest when i was making mine. it's like they were taunting me.

June 14, 2013 at 9:53 PM

On the other hand ho hum, better demur gal is smaller
utilizing the returning and as well , breast plumage tipped while in yellowish or golden-tinged brown or perhaps
even white. Sufficiently small into smuggle in the vicinity of within
just someone's section, quite a number of cleverly subtle booze plates are needed basically function guests every where to be get exploring opportunity related liquor, nearly always regarding environments location drinking alcohol just is not to be found, pricey too as well troublesome to receive mainly because of lines. Prepare their muffins and thus treats while moderate cookware.

Here is my web blog ... oven toaster griller online []

May 28, 2015 at 5:19 AM

There are basically two kinds of cleaning services which you can hire. Depending on what you want, you can decide on whichever is best for you. شركة تنظيف خزانات بالرياض There is no better choice between the two, so weigh out the pros and cons and see whichever will be your choice. شركة تنظيف منازل بالرياض As long as you make the right decision, شركة تنظيف واجهات حجر بالرياض you will surely benefit from the cleaning company that you have employed.

Post a Comment