Home bars can be an alluring idea, and have been known to tempt many a homeowner into thinking retro romance and James Bond swagger are easily within grasp. And, they’re right.</br></br><a title="Home Bars" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/bar-game-furniture/home-bar-furniture/" target="_blank">Home bars</a> are practical, easy to install and even easier to maintain – particularly if it’s a dry bar. That said, even wet bars are a snap to put in, especially if the plumbing hookups are already in place. Whether dry or wet, these ideas for home bars will make you the host with the most for the holidays, or any time of year.</br></br><strong>A Pub for the Pals</strong></br></br>A corner pub, small bar or minibar is just the ticket for the single crowd or the lone wolf who enjoys entertaining friends and family when they’re in town for the holidays. It’s a perfect idea for smaller spaces and can be tucked into a corner of the living room or even folded away in a buffet or cabinet, depending on the style.</br></br>This kind of setup may include a countertop bar, but it can work just as well with a caddy used in tandem with a pub set. For whatever reason, those tall stools and tables can make people feel like they’re out and about rather than sitting in someone’s apartment. Fair enough.</br></br><a title="Pub Sets" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/bar-game-furniture/pub-sets/" target="_blank">Pub sets</a> come in countless styles and you can manage the space by adding or taking away chairs as needed. Of course, if space if very limited, you can just go with a couple <a title="Pub Tables" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/bar-game-furniture/pub-tables/" target="_blank">pub tables</a> and shoot for a standing-room-only kind of bar area.</br></br><strong>A Mobile Bar for Movers & Shakers</strong></br></br>Those who are constantly on the move – even when they’re at home – can always make do with a minibar for occasional entertaining and impromptu get-togethers. <a title="Mini Bars" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/home-bar-furniture/type/mini-bar/" target="_blank">Minibars</a> are affordable, small and easily stowed, and are great for anyone who doesn’t put partying first.</br></br>Versatility and portability are the assets on offer here, which is great for people who don’t have a lot of room to entertain. When pub sets are a luxury, a minibar can serve as a convenient drink station in any-sized living room.</br></br><strong>A Lounge for the Lizard</strong></br></br>Okay, so “lounge lizard” may be a little strong, but if you’re fortunate enough to live in a world where every hour is Happy Hour and the party never stops, a full bar and lounge may be the way to go.</br></br>This project begins with plumbing hookups that can support a sink (and perhaps even a dishwasher) and ends with a full home bar setup that includes all the trimmings: counter, <a title="Barstools" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/bar-game-furniture/bar-stools/" target="_blank">barstools</a>, bottle shelves, stemware racks and a mirror in back that gives your guests that authentic pub feeling ...</br></br>... now that’s the kind of setup that’ll have the neighbors spreading rumors about a local speakeasy in no time.