I simply troweled it on, waited for it to dry, sanded it smooth with a sanding block, and repeated the process a second time. I then caulked the gap between the counter and wall with paintable caulk… Unlike our other homes, we actually have smooth walls in this house, which is pretty rare for Texas.
Nestled in the corner of a large kitchen designed for a family of five, this small wet bar was planned to serve the needs of the entire clan.
Save a little bit of room on a bookshelf and let the bottles mix in with other treasures and books.”Even the tiniest wet bar will be a boon for entertaining if you choose the right spot for it.
“It makes sense to fit the bar near the traffic pattern of the party,” says Gretchen Brown, who created this diminutive 3 1/2-foot-wide by 2-foot-deep drinks station using custom cabinetry painted in Benjamin Moore’s Snowfall White.
I basically wanted the wetbar to feel like more of a piece of furniture than a random sink in the living room, and removing the side-splashes would help with that. You wouldn’t believe the time and effort it took me to get here… w=200" data-large-file="https://operationhome.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/232323232-fp83232-uqcshlukaxroqdfv37869-nu3396-6-9-78-wsnrcg35-4948-9346nu0mrj1.jpg? w=508" class="alignnone wp-image-6351" src="https://operationhome.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/232323232-fp83232-uqcshlukaxroqdfv37869-nu3396-6-9-78-wsnrcg35-4948-9346nu0mrj1.jpg? w=499&h=743" alt="232323232-fp83232-uqcshlukaxroqdfv37869-nu=3396-6-9--78-WSNRCG=35-4948;-9346nu0mrj" width="499" height="743" / Excuse the attire.
We never really use the sink anyways, so I didn’t foresee moisture being a huge issue. The things we would’ve loved to have been completed right (Ahem! It took me about an hour and a half and much sweat and muscle to pry those suckers from the wall. I’d just been jogging, which seems to motivate me to make split-second decisions about removing large mirrors, apparently.
In a New York City apartment with a spectacular view of the city skyline, designer Amy Lau brought in “gorgeous, sweeping curves and natural materials” in the design of the built-in wet bar to offset the linear visuals.
“Organic shapes and materials strikes the perfect balance with the cityscape,” she says.
The clever location of this wet bar makes great use of an often-wasted space.
This compact example, tucked into spare shelves beneath a staircase, is a perfect example.
Says designer Leanne Ford: “You do not need to have an actual ‘bar’ in your place, just get creative with your space.house, we changed out the flooring and I accessorized a bit… Everything went smoothly with the painting process except that I could NOT for the life of me figure out how to remove the drawers.