Nothing is better suited to the final days of summer than sipping delicious frozen cocktails with friends. To bring an island vibe to your gathering, and for the practical purpose of claiming your drink, these DIY mini palm tree drink markers work wonders. Pair this聽DIY, created by the team at nousDECOR,聽with watermelon mint margaritas or your favorite summer drink, and it鈥檒l feel like a vacation聽in a glass which is perfect for聽the rest of those hot August days.

final drink marker 1


鈥 聽colorful construction paper

鈥 聽palm tree template

鈥 聽tiny clothespins

鈥 聽tacky glue

鈥 聽scissors

鈥 聽assorted colors of聽glitter

tools drink markers better coloring


1.聽Print and cut out the聽palm tree template.

2. Trace the template onto construction paper.

3.聽Cut out your trees.

4.聽Line them in glue.

5.聽Add glitter.

6.聽Glue your palm tree top to the clothespin.

7. Place your drink marker on the side of a glass.

step 1 drink mark

The template is detailed,聽so feel free to get as intricate with your cutting as you like.

step two drink markers swap

Try to make them all the same size.

step three drink mark

Now cut them out!

step four drink mark

Glitter always makes DIY more fun :) We added glitter to the edges of the tree top, but you could go crazy and add it to the entire piece if you want.

step 5 drink marker

Be sure to glue your trees聽with the claw of the clothespin facing down. Otherwise, you won鈥檛 be able to mark your drink!

step 6 drink marker

Time聽to make your mark.

final drink maker 5


Will you be embarking on this DIY? Share your creations with us below or tag them on Instagram with #iamcreative.