How to DIY a Summer Drink Tray

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Photo by: Alison Gootee

Alison Gootee

Step 1

Remove the handles from an acrylic tray. If your tray doesn’t have handles, drill holes for them.

Step 2

Use a hexagon stitch (for a helpful reminder, find an online how-to) to weave plastic lacing in three colors, leaving some to spare on the end. You’ll also need to thread some extra lacing at the other end in order to attach it to the tray.

Step 3

Slip the ends of the lacing through the holes and tie knots to secure.

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