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Stock for the Liquor Cabinet
add some flash to your bar by picking up inexpensive decanters and carafes at thrift stores.
Personally, I've never been able to have more than one bottle of liquer, one bottle of vodka and a case of cellared wine at any given time. I asked a friend how he manages to keep his liquor cabinet stocked - his reply, 'Have guests over a lot. They always bring a bottle or two.'. Thanks Kev.
A simple home bar can have:
beer Scotch bourbon sweet and dry vermouth sherry brandy a few liquers rum vodka gin seltzer soda (ginger ale, cola) tonic fruit juices (oj, cranberry, grapefruit, Clamato)
The Four-in-Hand knot is the best way to tie a narrow tie as it has a small knot. A knot favored by James Bond and a recommended tie knot forshort men, the four-in-hand is a small knot with a distinctive elongated, asymmetric shape. I've embedded a Four-in-Hand knot how-to video below or you can view it here.
How To Tie The Four-in-Hand Knot The Small knot or Oriental knot is a simple yet lesser-known thin tie knot. This knot will not self-release, thereby being unfavorable for those who get hot under the collar. It's a symmetric knot that gets bigger as the tie gets thicker. These tie knots work best with loom ties or silk knit narrow ties. How To Tie The Oriental Knot The Half Windsor knot is larger than the Four-in-Hand knot and works best with light and medium we
1. The classic - useful in front of a picture or large window
2. For a long narrow space
3. The right angle creates its own domain in a small space
4. Practical for a larger living space
5. Smaller cocktail tables give a lighter look
6. Works well in large open plans or a fairly small room
7. An optional arrangement for smaller spaces
8. An arrangement for a room too small for a full sized sofa