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Turn An Old Sewing Table Into The Ultimate Party Bar

Who here is excited that patio season is just around the corner? I can't wait to spend most of my days outside.

But what would a great outdoor hangout be without a party, huh? And where's a party there are drinks, too. Am I right? So wouldn't it be cool if you had a portable bar that you can quickly set up outside? Well, here's a brilliant idea for you.

I love to sip on a cold and refreshing cocktail when I'm hanging out in our backyard.

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It's especially true during one of those really hot summer nights. But bringing a cooler outside doesn't sound all that appealing to me.

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What does sound much better to me is an idea I recently stumbled upon online.

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Did you know that people are converting old sewing tables into the ultimate party bar? Wait, what? Now that's an idea I've never heard of before.

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So how does that even work? I had to look further into it.

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And as always, there are plenty of examples of it online. So I'm going to show you a few cool ideas folks have come up with, starting with this one.

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What you need to do first is to remove the sewing machine from the table itself.

Then you have a few choices on how you want to set up your bar. Some folks get restaurant-style food pans to insert into the opening of the table.

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Other people use plastic tubs or actual metal sinks as the drink, condiment, and ice holder.

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The advantage of using a sink is that you will have drainage. However, this isn't absolutely necessary. I think any food pans would pretty much suffice.

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Now comes the cool part — you get to set up your bar.

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Take the table outside and fill the food pans with lots of ice. That's where you can keep your drinks cool throughout your party or hang out.

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When your guests arrive, you can bring out the snacks.

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Isn't this the ultimate set-up here or what? Wow, I'm so impressed by this. I love how they also installed a paper towel dispenser. That's so handy and super convenient.

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You can even keep the party going inside and move the bar there.

Once patio season is over, the bar can be a permanent fixture in your house. Awe, I really dig this idea. It's like a cute vintage drink station, no?

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So are you ready to get this party started?

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I'm so, so ready ha, ha! Now I need to get my hands on an old vintage sewing table. I suppose I need to visit a few thrift stores, huh? Don't you think this is the best idea ever?

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