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A round up of our favorite bar carts...because you shouldn't have to leave your house to enjoy your favorite cocktail. 

The Amalfi Bar Cart features integrated handles, three tiers of removable glass shelves, and fully rotational cast brass nickel plated wheels. Linear graphic shapes make up the frame of lacquered bar cart. Nickel plated wheels make it easy to take the party into any room of the house. Choose between blue or white color depending on your theme. 

A perfect accompaniment to entertaining anywhere. The Chatham Bar Cart folds into an attractive compact package. Its 18" width allows it to nestle into a small space for convenient bar display and storage. When the top leaves are unfolded, the grass cloth lined interior is revealed and the serving space is doubled. Such a functional piece! Nickel-plated brass wheels and hardware. Grey cerused Ash veneer on Acacia. 

Chatham Bar Cart Folded up for ultimate versatility. 

The contemporary Capri Bar Cart has a unique ovoid shape and features a solid black granite bottom shelf and clear glass upper shelf. Pivoting casters make for easy mobility. Available in an antique brass or bronze finish.

To accompany the bars carts we've included some fun entetaining pieces below...

Marina Chiller Bucket with rope handle

Seahorse Glasses (set of 4)...These beautiful, deep sand-etched designs are easy to care for, dishwasher safe, and offered in an extensive variety of glass shapes for you to choose from. Whether you add a seahorse selection to your home or give it as a thoughtful gift, your family, guests and friends will be charmed. 

And now for the important part....

A moscow mule is a classic that shouldn't be shunned after the warmer months are over. Lets turn this gem into a holiday essential that all of your guests will love. 

What you'll need: ginger beer, limes, vodka, cranberry juice cocktail, raw cranberries and lime slices (for garnish)

How to make it: think of a vodka cranberry with ginger beer. Mix together eight ounces ginger beer with lime juice, one shot of vodka and a tablespoon of cranberry juice. The juice can be altered to your guests preferences, works great with seltzer, tonic or even grapefruit juice. Garnish with cranberries and a lime slice. Serve out of a festive moscow mule mug, a mason jar or whatever you prefer!

Coastal white  sectional sofa

The St. Bart's Sectional can be rearranged to fit your room and make the most of the space. Choose between left arm or right. There is no empty, useless space here and it looks great too! 

Coastal navy slipcover sectional sofa

The Laguna 2 Piece Sectional is the perfect way to accommodate a coastal family space with plenty of functional seating. The denim blue masks everyday family dirt for an added bonus.

Beach house sectional sofa

Make your coastal living room a welcome hang out with ample seating. This L shaped Nantucket II Sectional fits any space well, especially a corner space. Throw in a circular coffee table to create easy navigating around the seating.

This particular sectional is also great because it can fit a small space and make it feel larger by offering lots of seating. 

Coastal wicker sectional sofa

Sectionals come in all types, from fully L-shape to this Lounge 3 Piece Sectional. Using all three pieces this sectional becomes the ultimate cloud, lounge space.  The relaxed style of this sectional gives any living space an organic, coastal feel without the typical sectional design.

DESIGN TIPS:

Basic Rules to Keep in Mind when Planning your Furniture Layout:

- Space between coffee table and seat is 18' to 20". 
- Walkway behind sofa minimum 30" to 36" 
-Walkway into seating group minimum 24" to 30" 

Terminology: When selecting the pieces, it's important to know the terminology.

- A right arm or left arm sofa is always referred to as if you are facing the front of the sofa. 

Style: When deciding on a style, there are many options, such as the type of arm: round arm, square arm.

- Round arms tend to be less contemporary looking and fit well in a casual setting. The round arms are also great for resting your head on a Sunday afternoon nap.

- Square arms tend to be more contemporary and tailored looking.

- Other options such as down or high resiliency foam do effect the look of the sofa. Down tends to have a more relaxed casual feel and high resiliency foam tends to be firmer more clean lined. 

Fabrics: Some of the most popular fabrics for slipcovered sofas are cottons, linens and acrylics(sunbrella).

- Our cottons are extremely durable, comfortable and washable adding to the relaxed feel of slipcovered furniture.

- Linens are beautiful, soft and comfortable but usually require dry cleaning.

- Acrylics, which are sunbrella fabrics, come in a variety of colors and are practically indestructible. This is a great choice for rental homes or where there is a lot of use. They are washable and fade resistant. 

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Coastal sectional sofas

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