The ‘Perfect Pair’ of DIY Galentine’s Day Mugs

 

DIY 'Perfect Pair' Galentine's Day Mugs for your Best Friend

We’re fully on board with Galentine’s Day and we whipped up a sweet and simple DIY project you can complete in a matter of hours. Start brainstorming nicknames for your dynamic duo, your terrific trio, and your fantastic foursome, because once you start this project, you won’t want to stop.

 Inspired by these tees, I put together a set of hand painted mugs to treat my best friend.

PB&J Best Friend Tees
Photo by Mattie Krall for Champagne & Macaroons 

All you need is a special set of paints, some mugs, and about an hour. Continue Reading

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately

‘Tis the season! It’s getting colder and that means you can walk around with a mug in hand filled with a warm beverage every hour of the day. And nobody will judge you. Triple points if your mug looks like one of these!      

 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: The Merrythought

Speckled dip mug via The Merrythought 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Destination Decoration

Initial sharpie mug via Destination Decoration 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: The Sweetest Occasion

DIY abstract brushstroke mug via The Sweetest Occasion 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Lucy Akins for Babble

DIY alcohol ink glasses via Lucy Akins for Babble 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: This Heart of Mine

Two-tone dipped mugs via This Heart of Mine 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Lines Across

Confetti-dipped mug via Lines Across 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Our Holly Days

DIY Netflix coffee mugs via Our Holly Days 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: House of Hipsters

Marbled mugs via House of Hipsters 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Studio DIY 

DIY sprinkle mugs via Studio DIY 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Proper

DIY X&O mugs via Proper 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
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DIY apple mugs via Morning Creativity 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Home Heart Craft 

Anthropologie-inspired floral mugs via Home Heart Craft 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Wit & Whistle

Herringbone painted mug via Wit & Whistle 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
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Personalized design mugs via One Handspun Day for Green Wedding Shoes 

15 Do-It-Yourself Mugs That You Should Make Immediately
photo: Wit & Whistle

DIY chalkboard mugs via Wit & Whistle 

Make It: Copper Painted Coffee Mugs

Photo: Design Improvised

Keep the copper trend alive by giving your coffee mugs a makeover. Who says you can’t sip your morning beverage in style? Best part? The paint used is dishwasher safe!      

 

Photo: Design Improvised

I don’t think gold is on the outs, but I’m rather fond of these copper mugs. Visit Design Improvised to see the full tutorial to make your own!

DIY Copper Painted Mugs by [Design Improvised]

The Zipper Cup.

Zipper Cup

The modern interlocking zipper was perfected in 1914 by Swedish-born Gideon Sundback. “Sundbäck developed a version based on interlocking teeth, the “Hookless No. 2″, which was the modern metal zipper in all its essentials. In this fastener each tooth is punched to have a dimple on its bottom and a nib or conical projection on its top. The nib atop one tooth engages in the matching dimple in the bottom of the tooth that follows it on the other side as the two strips of teeth are brought together through the two Y channels of the slider.”

The modern Zipper Cup was perfected sometime in the late aughts by MEGAWING. Continue Reading

The Designer’s Cup

Anyone who has attempted to put pencil to paper in an effort to bring to fruition a spark of inspiration will appreciate this witty mug available at World Market.

The cup, embellished with the preliminary schematic of its own design, would be a great addition to the desk of your favorite engineer or designer. And at only $3.99, you can treat yourself to one as well.