Hot Cocoa Bar Farmhouse Style

Hot Cocoa BarFarmhouse Style

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Brrr! It’s been so cold in Virginia lately with record low temperatures. We’ve gotten significant snow twice already resulting in many snow days. Not that my kids are complaining… Their friends love coming to our house and they have fun playing together outside. As soon as they come in everyone is begging for hot cocoa! I can’t even tell you how much we have gone through this year! My boys love it!

I set up a hot cocoa station for them in my family room as I have limited available counter space in my kitchen. Having the supplies ready to go is important! Today I’m sharing some tips to set one up in your own home.

hot cocoa bar farmhouse style jersey girl in the south

 

The first thing I did was lay down a blanket scarf to protect the top of my dresser from any spills. With 3 boys plus their friends it’s bound to happen!

hot cocoa bar farmhouse style jersey girl in the south

Tiered trays are perfect for holding extra mugs and some fun accessories. They can be found at most home stores like Target, Hobby Lobby and TJ Maxx.  The paper straws are from Walmart and are very inexpensive. I used some new tinted mason jars to hold mini marshmallows and caramels for hot cocoa mix ins. The jars fit perfectly on the tray. My kids love peppermints so I used the top tier to place them in. Of course they will want a snack too since they are always hungry. Powdered sugar cannoli chips are a yummy treat!

hot cocoa bar farmhouse style jersey girl in the south

I like having the hot cocoa ingredients in the center of the bar. The wooden tray helps to keep it contained. Jars with a good seal will keep everything nice and fresh. One jar is filled with hot cocoa mix and the other has chocolate chips. Too much chocolate is never a bad thing!

 

hot cocoa bar farmhouse style jersey girl in the south

Of course the best part is the hot cocoa with a ton of marshamallows!

hot cocoa bar farmhouse style jersey girl in the south

Finish your hot cocoa bar with some fun decorative winter touches and you’re done! In my house I like mixing the new pieces like my Rae Dunn collection with vintage pieces like my antique crock and the Radio Flyer sled. Use your imagination and whatever you have on hand! Making a hot cocoa bar does not need to be expensive. The only new thing I purchased was the kettle. I couldn’t resist!


 

I hope you were able to get some decorating ideas for your home from my post! If you are looking for additional design inspiration I love the online resources at Havenly.com. You can see projects sorted by style or room on virtual mood boards. They also offer a service where online interior designers customize a project for you! Take a look for yourself!

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Comments

  1. Such a great idea! I love the tiered tray and the mugs. Perfect for all of this freezing weather.

  2. I love this! It looks so warm and welcoming, which is fantastic considering all the cold weather we have had lately!

  3. I love hot chocolate bars!! They are one of my favourite things in winter. I can’t wait to get mine set up every year. I like be the tiered tray!! Beautiful hot chocolate bar. 💕

  4. Love your Hot Cocoa bar it turned out great, the perfect time of year for one. Love that radio Flyer sled I have one just like it. Maybe I’ll have to put my next to my cocoa bar too, it’s too cute.

  5. Just the thought of a cocoa bar sends me reeling!!! Beautiful job!! I just wish I can transport myself to it to enjoy a cup! LOL!

  6. so much fun, you’ll have kids at your house for.ever!

  7. I’ve made one of these for a winter party but never thought to leave it out! What a fun thing to do!

  8. This is so cute!! I love how you styled it and the blanket scarf is perfect to pull it all together!

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