DIY Christmas drinks cart project

With the festive season just around the corner I’ve started to tackle some DIY projects to get ready for the big day in advance. After finding a cute little kitchen trolley at Wayfair, I was inspired to create a Christmas cart – a place to store all my festive ingredients for hot drinks and somewhere to serve up mulled punch all winter long! custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-16custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-27 custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-14 custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-21I wanted to give the simple white trolley a festive makeover to incorporate it into my Christmas decorating. So rather than just loading my hot chocolate, coffee and candy canes onto the cart, I decided to add a back-board to the trolley, which I’ve covered in pretty polka dot wrapping paper. It will look cute in the kitchen all year round and the red-and-white paper fits in especially well with my Christmas theme this year.custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-2 custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-17custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-32 custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-28 I also added some mug hooks to the shelf in order to turn it into a dedicated drinks trolley and picked out a mulled wine pot with matching cups to help keep the drinks flowing. The fitted wheels mean that I can easily move it around the house, from the kitchen to the dining room, beside the Christmas tree, or wherever the best location is for it during my winter parties. Having all the ingredients for some seasonal hot drinks in one place allows my guests to help themselves to mulled cider, spiced latte or candy cane hot chocolates during every event.

What you’ll need:

custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-30 custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-14xmas custom made DIY christmas drinks cart project mulled wine hot chocolate spied latte-13I’ve shared the DIY step-by-step instructions on the Wayfair blog so hop over to my Christmas cart blog post to find out how to make your own festive drinks cart. Once you’re done, fill the cart with festive treats, cutlery and mugs so that guests can help themselves to hot drinks with flavoured syrups and tasty toppings, such as maltesers, marshmallows, chocolate coins and candy canes. Keep mulled drinks warm in the pot and keep the shelves fully-stocked with Christmas crackers!

What do you think of my festive drinks cart? Will you be making something similar for your Christmas parties over the holiday season? Please let me know by leaving me a comment below or tweeting me @Cassiefairy.

 

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Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

2 thoughts on “DIY Christmas drinks cart project

  1. oh my godness, I LOVE this! I had planned to do something similar for my festive girlie get together but this is on a much grander scale! x

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