Tracy Metro's DIY Lemonade Stand


  • Large wooden box or trunk
  • High gloss yellow paint
  • Matte white paint
  • Blue tape
  • Paint brushes
  • Small tires
  • 2 wooden legs
  • 2 2x4 (uprights)
  • 1 piece of 2x12 (Lemonade sign)
  • 4 clear glass pitchers
  • 4 lemonades of different colors (lemonade, pink lemonade, limeade, grapeade)
  • 2 clear or white cake stands
  • Tea sandwiches
  • Clear glass candy urn
  • Dozen mason jars
  • Mint for decor
  • Dozen mason jars
  • Pinwheels
  • Cute straws
  • Yellow candy

1. Remove top of box
2. Place top on other side. 3. Cut 2x4 to create the mount that the axl of the wheel attaches to. 4. Cut the dowl (axl) and put it through clamps, attach clamps to 2x4 5. Attach wheels to dowl. 6. Take one of the sides of the box (the back side that you removed). 7. Cut out with a jigsaw to make the lemonade sign. 8. Drill holes for the legs, glue and screw them on. 9. Attach uprights to the lemonade sign 10. Paint entire thing white. 11. Let it dry. 12. Tape and paint yellow stripes on the front. 13. Stencil “lemonade stand” sign. 14. Decorate table top with lemonades, snacks and sweets.

Tracy Metro's DIY Lemonade Stand

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