Child’s Lemonade Stand

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in chalk paint, painted furniture | 23 comments

I remember having lemonade stands back in the good ole days. . .

We never had lemonade in my fridge,

but there was always plenty of sweet tea.

So, my lemonade stand would turn into a “sweet tea” stand.

This would bring the neighborhood children running.

It was always hard to determine which friends would drink for free.

This privilege was usually saved for whoever my business partner was for the day.

There were usually several business partners. . .

Not leaving many paying customers.

Lemonade Stand @ DaisyMaeBelle

Painted Lemonade Stand @ DaisyMaeBelle

I didn’t live on a high traffic street.

But, we would wave our signs. . .

Painted Lemonade Stand @ DaisyMaeBelle

Making us so hot,

that we would drink most of our tea.

Child's Drink Stand @ DaisyMaeBelle

But, on occasion,

someone would stop and place their order.

This would set the whole stand in a frenzy.

Whose turn was is to pour?!

Who would collect the money?!

Who would give the change?!

Child's Drink Stand @ DaisyMaeBelle

They would walk away.

We would dance around. . .

counting our money. . .

 thinking about what we were going to buy with all of our profits.

If we made a dollar at the end of the day,

it was all worth it.

Those were the good ole days. . .

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  1. how cute is that?!?!

  2. What an adorable little ‘stand’! The good ole days for sure! ­čÖé

  3. You don’t even know how much I love this!


  5. Aw, how sweet…love the striped awning! And the red splatterware pitcher is divine!

  6. I went to a lemonade stand once and lemonade was so sour.The little girls running the stand said “Mamma said we could make lemonade, but we couldn’t have any sugar!” Sweet tea at least promises sugar at this pretty stand.

  7. This is too cute! I absolutely LOVE this!

  8. This is SOO cute, every child’s dream:) We would love for you to share at our new Super Summer Saturday party here:


  9. Very cute..pinned for my granddaughter. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Cute, cute cute. How fun is this. Thanks for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  11. Great project! So cute! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!

  12. I love this project! I would love it if you would come and link this up at my link party
    Dandelion Wishes Wednesday.

  13. Wow! It’s beautiful! I wish I had the time to build my kids one like this! I’d love for you to share it on The Crafeteria’s Pinterest Feature Me! board (I already sent you an invitation)

  14. So, so cute!! This beats the folding card table and hand written poster board sign my kids use!

  15. That is ADORABLE, Melissa! Pinned and I’m including a link back in this week’s DIY highlights. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity. Now if a little one in my neighborhood would just sell some lemonade! I’ve missed the local fair, farm show and carnival but I do love fresh squeeze lemonade. Guess I’ll have to add some lemons to my grocery list. ­čśë

  16. Very sweet Melissa!

  17. Hi! Just featured it on The Crafeteria. Thanks for sharing on the Pinterest Feature me! group board. Hope to see you again soon!

  18. How could I get the plans to make a Lemonade stand just like this one? Thank you

  19. How can I get the plans to build a Lemonade stand like this one ? Thank you so much

  20. Hi. I am trying to buy/build a display cart on wheels just like this stand for our local elementary school store. Do you have and/or can you share the plans for building this stand? Or, do you know where I can get them? It is beautiful. I am working with a very small budget. Thank you!

  21. Nice post!

  22. The further I read, the more the greater your
    content is.

  23. Is there somewhere I can get plans for this?


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