In the South, it's pretty standard for people (girls) to paint coolers for tailgates. They get pretty darn creative... and REALLY INCREDIBLE! Below are some examples I used for inspiration:
My sister even did one last year for her tailgates:
With my BIG DERBY PARTY coming up, I wanted to have something fun out on the patio for my guests to keep their beverages cold in.
I bought all the fun colors I could possibly need:
I had purchased a lame blue and white cooler a couple years ago for canoe trips and parties back in Richmond, and was looking and buying a flat, plain white new one.
However, I found that coolers are kind of expensive.... like $50-60 I'd prefer not to spend on a cooler...
So I utilized the one I had. I wanted to do something that was reminiscent of both my old home and my new one, as well as taking into account things I love.
|First I did a Chicago side with major landmarks: Wrigley Field, Wrigley Ivy, Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, Sears Tower, Buckingham Fountain, Bean, and the Chicago river dyed Green!|
Then I did a front design. I tried to take into account my love of the ocean and the water, as well as my South Carolina Roots:
Then I did my Georgia side:
|Complete with: The Capitol Building, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, Big Chicken, World of Coke, Fox Theater, '96 Olympics, Atlanta Braves, Rich's Pink Pig, and Kudzu.|
I've started working on the top, but I'm not quite sure where to go.
This is where you come in.
What should I put on the top? Any ideas?
Let me know quickly as I need to finish this in time for the Party next weekend!