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Entries in drinks trolley (2)

Monday
Apr302012

Drinks trolley addiction

I'm now the proud owner of a rather fabulous drinks trolley (if I had Erins accomplished skills I'd have photoshopped out the socket from the wall behind):

I've been banging on about getting a trolley (or bar cart for my friends across the pond) for ages now, I have this perfect little wall in my kitchen, that was crying out to be filled with something fun, fashionable, kitsch, retro and cool.  After lots of searching, I purchased it on ebay on Thursday (and no, I didn't have to bid for it, just a straight purchase, at a possibly higher price than it should have been), just a day later, the excitement and exhilaration of opening the parcel, putting the trolley up and wheeling it around the kitchen was further heightened by the trip to my local supermarket to purchase some of the various liqueurs, spirits and mixers that adorn the lower tray.  I'm sorry but I'm unable to get across in a few words, how euphoric the whole exercise was.  Call me mad, the kids and husband think so.  My youngest said it was really crap (exact word) and why would I want to spend my money on that rubbish. I take no notice.

I now need to find myself an ice bucket and some art to hang above it.  I was thinking this perhaps:

 

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 Joking!  But I'd really love this blueprint, I just cannot justify paying what Crate & Barrel want for it:

 Plus, Den and I managed to make a small dent in the Disaronno last night, to celebrate and welcome the trolley into our home :-)  So what's your favourite tipple?

Thursday
Mar082012

Chin chin

The huge trend for all things retro and kitsch has me in a vice-like grip at the moment.  I'm feeling quite nostalgic and anything that rocks the 70's vibe, brings about fond memories of fun times, carefree Summer play days, and a simple yet functional childhood home.

It's a brave move and I've probably gone a bit soft but let's share my first school photograph. Chalk ridden blackboards, wonky fringes, patterned acrylic jumpers, pointy collars, white knee high socks and sandals, oh joy!  But can you spot me?

Any way, I digress... back to retro and kitsch.  Since Christmas, I've been searching hard for a hostess come drinks trolley. I'm so very excited about this project, it needs to tick a couple of boxes; it must be glamorous and shiny but it can have some colour too.  Ebay (yes, ebay again) has some great examples but they've either been on sale too far from where I live or I've bid unsuccessfully.  They are hot property at the moment, everyone wants to get their hands on one. It would be marvelous to bag an original brass pineapple ice bucket to go with it but ebay bids on these novelty items are reaching double figures, it's cut throat stuff.

Here's a run down of the type of drinks trollies on my wishlist:

And if you prefer a little less bling, how about this G Plan trolley? Complete with aforementioned pineapple:

Cocktail anyone?