Lady Cooler!8:45 AM
I began by cutting off the dirt-encrusted seatbelt strap, and cleaning off the years of crud clinging to this igloo's exterior. I bought a small wooden mermaid cutout, which I traced on posterboard to make a mermaid stencil.
Then I stencil-painted the mermaid in lime green, and added a palm tree stencil to the side, which is simply a palm tree I drew freehand onto some posterboard. Feeling that the strap needed a hit of color as well, I braided together lime green parachute cord, knotting the cords together and burning the ends to stop fraying. As you can see, the result is a slightly jazzier cooler, packed with more personality than the average store-bought beverage tote!