Want to add an element of fun to your college apartment? Here are the cutest decorations and inspirations to help your create the cutest bar cart on campus (while sticking to a budget).
Every good college apartment HAS to have a bar cart. But I’m not talking about just any other bar cart that you see in college apartments… you know the ones decorated with empty wine bottles and vodka handles.
I’m here to help you create the cutest bar cart possible that not only will make you the best host on campus but ACTUALLY looks cute in your apartment.
From the trendiest bar prints to wine glasses you’ll love displaying, here are all the best college bar cart decorations + original bar cart inspiration ideas!
This post is all about the cutest college bar cart ideas.
COLLEGE BAR CART INSPIRATION:
I found a ton of cute stuff to create a bar cart of your own so I thought I would create a few collages to give you an idea of how everything would look all put together! I briefly linked a few of the products below each collage but these are only some of the things I found!! Keep reading after these 5 inspiration pictures for even more super cute college bar cart decor and ideas.
1. Safavieh Couture Bar Trolley
The price of bar carts honestly ranges in price by a lot. This acrylic and gold bar cart is a little more on the pricey side but if you are living with other roommates who are willing the split the cost it is totally affordable!
This bar cart is by far one of my current favorites.
8. The Fitzgerald Serving Bar Cart
Walmart has some super stylish bar cart options as well! The “Better Homes & Gardens” bar cart is the perfect sized piece for even small apartments.
BAR CART PRINTS:
9. The More the Merrier
In love with this colorful set of six! Perfect for all the girls looking to create a fun and trendy college bar cart.
10. Never Enough Champagne
“BohoPosters” on Etsy has a ton of stunning prints that are perfect for anyone looking to decorate their bar cart more minimalistic.
11. BSL's Minimalist Bar Cart Prints
Going for a more neutral bar cart? I feel you (I’m pretty much the queen of neutral). These are my very own bar cart prints that you can download for completely free and decorate your bar cart with!
12. Elle Woods' Pink Sparkler Spritz
This matching watercolor drink print is the perfect addition to any bar cart!
13. Custom Cocktail Drink
Okay seriously, how cute?! These custom bar cart prints are super trendy and would look SO good hung above your bar cart.
14. Aperol Spritz to Old Fashioned
This set of 6 watercolor prints is perfect to create a collage on the wall above your bar cart or can be purchased separately and placed directly on your bar cart for added decor.
15. Drink Up
Incorporating fun pops of color is super easy with prints like this one from Etsy!
16. "Glass In Hand"
Need more than one? Here’s another neutral bar cart print to pair with the others from “BohoPosters”.
17. "Grapefruit Please"
How adorable is this? This print can be put in any sized frame to decorate your bar cart!
18. Water Color Beverage Prints
Just for good measure, here is one more adorable watercolor print to add to your bar cart print collection.
Cute, simple, and perfect addition to your bar cart decor!
20. "Pick Your Poison"
I just LOVE how these colorful drinks look against the black background. This print is perfect for anyone looking to add some contrast to their college bar cart decor.
21. Moscow Mule with a side of Limes
How adorable are these watercolor bar cart prints? As a Moscow mule lover, this one is definitely my favorite!
22. "Yes Way Rosé"
“Loedesignsco” makes and sells a ton of adorable bar prints just like this one!
If you can’t tell already, “TheHyggeWorkshop” has tons of bar prints you can easily add in frames!
GLASSES & DISHES:
24. Eve Coupe Cocktail Glass
I absolutely LOVE these glasses from CB2. Most of the time CB2 is pretty expensive but these are such a great price!
25. Horizon Collection Set of 4 Clear Wine Glasses
These wine glasses are so sleek and modern! Perfect for the trendiest of college students looking to decorate their bar cart.
31. Pryce Gold Rocks Glass
If you love gold accents as much as I do then these are the perfect set of glasses for your bar cart!
32. Calder Double Old-Fashioned Glass
Don’t these just LOOK expensive?! These are a stunning set of glasses for your bar cart that are super reasonably priced!
34. The Esme White Wine Glasses
Here is another stunning set of rose-colored wine glasses to add a pop of color to your bar cart decor!
35. Set Of 4 Fluted Acrylic Glasses
Talk about trendy bar cart decor! These glasses from West Elm are super stylish and colorful which make for the best college bar cart glassware.
36. Lustered Shot Glasses
You cant forget shot glasses! This opal shot glass with a gold rim is small but will make such a statement on your bar cart!
37. Bitty Bite Tall Glasses
Looking for a more simple alternative to shot glasses? This set from Amazon comes in a pack of 8 and is a great price!
39. Optic Double Old-Fashioned Glasses
They also have regular drinking glasses in the same style!
40. "Martha Stewart" Blush Coupe Glasses
For all the girly girls out there, here is a super cute set of wine glasses to add a pop of bright pink to your bar cart.
41. Ripple Carafe and Glass Set
Having a set like this is great when you have friends over and need to serve a large amount of the same drink.
42. Parallels Whiskey For Two Decanter
Whether you’re a whiskey drinker or not, a decanter set is such a good addition to bar cart decor!
BAR UTENSILS & SERVING:
44. Blecked Martini Pitcher
Not only are pitchers great for hosting, but they also make for great decor pieces on your bar cart!
45. Ona Pitcher
Here is a glass pitcher for all the trendy girls out there. This fun pitcher is guaranteed to make a statement on your college bar cart!
49. Glass Straws
Here is a cute set of glass straws if gold isn’t your thing!
51. Jungalow Cocktail Bar Tool Set
If you are a gold lover you are going to fall in love with this collection from Target.
This collection comes with a set of all gold bar utensils that will be perfect for making drinks at your serving station!
52. 3L Gold Ice Bucket
Here is the ice bucket from the same collection!
53. The Sleek Cocktail Shaker
Love the modern sleek look of this whole collection... but Target nailed this cocktail shaker.
54. Mae Champagne Gold Cocktail Picks Set
Don’t forget a cute set of martini picks! These are great for garnishes!
59. "Hearth & Hand" Round Wood and Wire Tray
Chip and Joana Gaines know how to design a beautiful tray- I absolutely love this! The tray would be a great piece to decorate with in order to add a natural element to your bar cart.
60. Square Clear Glass Tray
Here is another stylish glass and gold tray from H&M that you can use on your bar cart to display and organize all your bar utensils.
61. Black And Gold Metal Pillar Candle Holder
Adding vertical decor is ALWAYS a good idea when it comes to decorating your bar cart and candles are the perfect way to do this!
These gold and black candle holders from World Market are my personal favorite especially for anyone going for a more neutral and sophisticated look on their bar cart.
62. Ombre Taper Candle Set
Here is a candle alternative for all of the college girls going for the colorful and trendy look! Urban Outfitters has all the cutest candles for you.
63. Asha Taper Holder
I’m pretty sure we’ve all seen this candleholder by now but I just had to include it! Every single time this decor piece has been used it looks AMAZING.