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DIY Beverage Stand

DIY Beverage Stand

DIY Beverage Stand

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. All opinions, photos, creative ideas, etc. contained in this post are 100% my own. #DIHworkshop

Hey guys! Remember last week when I showed you this cool beverage cart I’m working on for this months’ Do It Herself workshop project? I am so excited to finally be able to show you my finished product! I just love this cute beverage cart turned out!

DIY Beverage Stand

I’m still crushing on turquoise, and I think it’s the perfect bright, summery color. So I knew I wanted to paint my beverage cart turquoise. And I love love love how it turned out.

DIY Beverage Stand

I took Home Depot’s basic beverage cart plans and added a few extra touches to make it super functional and cute too! I added a shower caddy- yes shower caddy- to one side. It’s perfect for holding silverware, condiments, hand sanitizer, whatever.

DIY Beverage Stand

And on the other side, I added a paper towel holder. Because if you’ve ever been around kids and food, you know paper towels are always needed.

DIY Beverage Stand

And to top it all off, this cute silver bucket is perfect for keeping drinks cold and handy.

DIY Beverage Stand

Wanna make your own? It’s super easy. You can make it at your local Home Depot DIH workshop (register here), or follow these simple instructions:


• 1 – 1⁄2̋”x 24″x 48″ Sanded Plywood Board
• 3 – 1″ x 2″x 8′ Common Board
• 1 Box – 1 1⁄4″ x 18 Gauge Brad Nails
• 1 – Twine / String
• 1 – Paint or Stain
• 1 – 10 Quart Galvanized Pail


• Circular Saw
• 18-Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer
• Drill
• Drill Bits
• Measuring Tape or Carpenter’s Square
• Pencil
• Safety Goggles
• Sanding Block
• Jig Saw


From the 1″x 2″ x 8′ Boards:
(4) 1″x 2″ x 28 1⁄2″ Legs
(2) 1″x 2″ x 16″ Long Frame
(2) 1″x 2″ x 14 1⁄2″ Short Frame
(4) 1″x 2″ x 14 1⁄2″ Shelf Brace

From the 2′ x 4′ Plywood Board:
(1) 16″ x 16″ Top Shelf
(1) 141⁄2″ x 13″ Middle Shelf
(1) 14 1⁄2 ˝ x 13˝ Bottom Shelf


  1. Start by cutting your wood. Then paint all the wood.
  2. Create the top shelf. Stand the (2) 16″ long frame boards on end and parallel to each other. Sandwich the (2) 14 1⁄2″ short frame boards between the long boards to create a 16″ x 16″ square frame and secure with brad nailer.
  3. Create Leg Frames. Lay (2) legs flat 14 1⁄2″ apart. Using brad nailer, attach (2) 14 1⁄2″ shelf braces to legs with the first attached at 7 1⁄2″ up from the bottom of the
    legs (for bottom shelf) and the second attached at 171⁄2″ up from the bottom of the legs (for middle shelf). Repeat with the other (2) legs and shelf braces.

DIY Beverage Stand

4. Assemble Beverage Station. (A) Place top shelf frame on flat surface and insert leg frames upside down into frame with shelf braces facing inward, keeping legs flush with the corners and top of frame. Secure with brad nailer. (B) Ensuring legs are secure, turn station over and lay (1) 14 1⁄2″ x 13″ section on top of the bottom shelf braces and secure with brad nailer. Repeat with 14 1⁄2″ x 13″ piece for middle shelf. TIP: Attach bottom shelf first, then middle shelf.

DIY Beverage Stand

5. Draw circle on top shelf. Mark the center of the 16″ x 16″piece of plywood. Nail a nail into the center mark and tie a string around the nail head on one end and to a pencil on the other end, ensuring that the string when stretched from nail to pencil is 6˝ and draw a circle, keeping string tight. You should have drawn a 12″ diameter circle.

6. Cut circle on top shelf. Next, using a 1⁄2″ drill bit, drill one hole inside the edge of the circle. Using the jig saw, cut the circle out around the edge.

7. Finally, place the 16″x16″ piece on top of shelf frame and secure with brad nailer. 

DIY Beverage Stand

8. Attach the paper towel holder and shower caddy to the side using grabber screws.

DIY Beverage Stand

And voila! You’re done! This little cart is perfect for BBQ’s, parties, or just any time you need to keep some drinks cold and handy.

DIY Beverage Stand

Have you ever been to one of Home Depot’s workshops? They are so fun. If you haven’t been to one yet, you should definitely go! They have monthly DIH {Do it Herself} workshops, Kids workshops, and DIY workshops too. They are all a blast. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a professional, the workshops are for all experience levels.

Click HERE to register to attend at any Home Depot in the US Monday June 13th at 6:30pm! Classes do fill up, so remember to register by clicking here. The workshop and use of tools is free, but you are responsible to purchase your supplies if you wish to make one to take home.

DIY Beverage Stand

Now, are you ready to see the different ways my cute blog friends made their own beverage carts? Just click on the links below to see all the different versions.

The Casual Craftlete Blog  |  Little Glass Jar  |  Fox Hollow Cottage  |  Twelve On Main  |  Just Between Friends  |  One Horse Lane  |  The Crafting Chicks  |  Family Food Fun  |  Inspiration For Moms  |  Petticoat Junktion  |  Our Southern Home  |  Artsy Chicks Rule  |  Iris Nacole  |  The Rustic Life  |  Domestically Speaking  |  The Creative Mom  |  Live Laugh Rowe  |  Little Vintage Nest  |  One Artsy Mama  |  Dagmar’s Home  |  Fancy Farm Girls  |  All Things Thrifty  |  Whipperberry  |  Lolly Jane  |  Landee See Landee Do


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Linda at Mixed Kreations

Thursday 23rd of June 2016

This is cute! You did a great job! I love the color, how you added the paper towel holder and the wire rack for the condiments and napkins. I sure could use one of these at our family get togethers. Pinning!

Mary Hunnicutt

Thursday 16th of June 2016

These workshops are so fun! I cannot wait to make this cart tonight and customize it. I love how you added the paper towel holder and the turquoise color is my favorite!


Monday 13th of June 2016

Natalie! The shower caddy and paper towels were such a brilliant idea!! Love the colors!!