A home-based party automatically ensures a lot of clamoring around the kitchen. Whether it’s a small dinner party or a large BBQ, odds are that guests will find themselves congregating in the heart of the home. A well-stocked kitchen is a must-have for a festive shindig as it gives partygoers the green light to imbibe and be merry.

Here are some creative ideas for outfitting a kitchen to be the ultimate station for celebration.


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A splashy wine cellar is the perfect addition to a party-ready kitchen. Ideal for housing an assortment of wine bottles, stemware, and cocktail accessories, this cellar serves as a stylish addition to any pantry or kitchen space. Plus, with a stockpile of wine there will be no need to drive off to the store mid-party.


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Neatly disguised and hardly detectable, in-ceiling speakers are a must-have for those who love to entertain. Even with people chatter, a little background music adds soothing ambiance and keeps the party hopping. With flowing beats and drinks, it will be difficult to get guests to say good-bye.


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Nothing screams party pad more than a kitchen with a built-in beer tap. Guests will be delighted with the restaurant vibe of a kitchen with beer at the ready. Blend a tap into the design of the countertops with a collectible or custom handle and a sleek faucet design.


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No party would be possible without an assortment of snacks and drinks. Not only is an empty pantry a party foul but it also spoils the beverage options for little attendees and teetotalers. A well-stocked party pantry includes champagne, sparkling water, juice, and cola as well as an abundance of extra snacks like chips and fruit.


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The final must-have for a stellar social soiree is lighting and seating. Seating options like bar stools and dining chairs give guests a lot of places to land while mingling and munching. Recessed lighting plus a multi-light chandelier offers tons of bright spots and keeps the party energy soaring.


Guest Post By Amy Spagnola for LuxeDecor