Try This: 9 Ways to Create a Hot Chocolate Bar

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Baby it’s cold outside! Try these 9 Ways to Create a Hot Chocolate Bar to add warmth and holiday cheer to your home. 


Easy Hot chocolate Bar Ideas 

Having a spot dedicated to winter’s favorite cup of cheer looks like such a fun way to celebrate the season.  

Not only are hot chocolate bars a delicious way to treat your friends and family, but from what I’ve seen, they can make a really great addition to Christmas decor.  

Try setting one up this year for holiday entertaining or just for you and your family to enjoy.

 Here are some terrific examples I found of just a few of the ways to create and style a hot chocolate bar.

My latest hot chocolate station below. 

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My 202o Christmas station filled with hot chocolate goodies is one of my favorites!


Satori Design for Living created this cocoa station with a cheerful color scheme and plenty of nostalgia.


Glass jars display the delicious add-ins available at this hot chocolate bar.  It was styled with a rustic flair by Upcycled Treasures, and includes free printable files for the chalkboard signs.

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Our DIY tutorial on how to create a Hot Chocolate Bar with Santa mugs.


A cupcake stand is a pretty place to store mugs for this cocoa station at Cre8tive Designs.  Lots of ribbon makes this one extra festive.


The butler’s pantry in Erin’s house was just the spot to set out everything needed to make the perfect cup of cocoa.

 Find out her tips for setting up a dedicated winter drink station at Sunnyside Up.


This hot chocolate bar at Sweet Little Peanut has simple, clean lines and some terrific suggestions for tasty add-ins.  

Chocolate-dipped spoons, anyone?


Dear Lillie proves you don’t need a lot of room for a cocoa station with this pretty set up on a small, mirrored dresser.  

I love those giant marshmallows in the tall apothecary jar!


How cute is this?  A little beverage bar in a lunchbox created by House of Hawthornes.

 Those vintage touches are so neat!


No need to limit yourself to the indoors!  

An outdoor cocoa station like this one at By Stephanie Lynn is perfect for a porch or deck.


Last but not least, you have to check out the marshmallow garlands hanging over this hot chocolate table, styled by Love This Day Events.  (Want a tutorial for that fun decor idea?  Check out this one.)

Loving these 9 ways to make a hot chocolate bar?

Now it’s time to make your own hot chocolate bar and enjoy a cup filled of hot cocoa!


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  1. Every year I think about doing a hot chocolate bar but never get around to it. These are such fun ideas! I pinned it for next year.

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