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11/11/2013 04:38 pm ET

8 Home Bars That Are Far From Man Cave Clichés (PHOTOS)

Mondays are the day most of us will need a drink. Deadlines and deluges of emails loom, while meeting invitations start to fill your calendar. If only one of these fabulous home bars were waiting for you once 5 p.m. (or 6, or 7, or 8 p.m.) rolled around.

A simple bar cart is a nice addition to this gorgeous library.
Dark paint adds coziness and anchors this home bar.
Backlit shelves create a lounge-like focal point in this room.
Light woods make this "pocket" size bar feel more spacious.
A liquor cabinet divides this open-concept dining area.
An industrial take on a home bar -- note the garage-style door.
This home bar wouldn't be out of place at a luxe boutique hotel.
An in-wall cabinet offers an unusual (and space-saving) take on entertaining.

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