DIY: Coffee Cup Cozy

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With the cold winter months looming over us like a dark stormy cloud, we find solace in our delicious hot drinks. But sometimes the cold is just too biting to even have our drinks out unattended because the icy wind will chill them in an instant! Keep your coffee, tea or hot chocolate piping hot (and stylish) with this DIY!

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Materials | M&J Trimming

What You’ll Need:

50mm Velvet Ribbon (Light Beige) #02450

15mm Grosgrain Fantasy Ribbon (Beige Multi) #34304

23mm x 14mm Swarovski Oval Sew-On Stone (Crystal Golden Shadow) #56006

Glue

Needle

Thread

Scissors

Pencil

Paper Coffee Cup (Measuring purposes)

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Velvet Ribbon | M&J Trimming

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Measuring | M&J Trimming

1. Wrap your velvet ribbon around the cup. Then using your pencil, mark a line going straight down. Repeat with the other end.

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Cutting Velvet Ribbon | M&J Trimming

2. Cut where the pencil marks are.DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Double Velvet | M&J Trimming3. Place velvet on another piece of velvet, making sure the soft sides are both facing out. Cut them to match, and glue both pieces together. DSC_0931

4. After the glue has dried, place the ribbon around the cup and mark the spot to sew.

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Marking | M&J Trimming

5. Sew the velvet ribbon into place using the spot you made as a guide.

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Grosgrain Measuring | M&J Trimming

6. Follow the steps above with the grosgrain ribbon.

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Sew-on Gem | M&J Trimming

7. Sew the oval stone onto the center of the criss-crossed velvet and ribbon.

DIY Coffee Cup Cozy | M&J Trimming

Voila! You have a cup cozy fit for a queen! Which of your hot drinks deserves this royal treatment?

Warm and Toasty DIY Roundup

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These DIYs are perfect for those of us who want to make the best of this cold weather, and by the best we mean the coziest! Make these DIYs when you’re all bundled up this weekend, and then use them for further bundling! It’s like a never-ending cycle of coziness.

Crochet Socks from Kollabora user Magdalena LangaThese crochet socks from Kollabora user Magdalena Langa are so cozy looking! We love the super chunky tops and the contrast heel and toe!

Pom Pom Blanket from the Pleated Poppy

This Pom Pom Blanket from the Pleated Poppy is almost too cute to bear, and so simple to make!

DIY Sequin Sweater from Say Yes to Hoboken

Just because you’re staying in doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dress cute! Enter this sequined heart sweater from Say Yes to Hoboken. It’s perfect for going from the comfort of your couch to going out at night.

Needle Felted Blanket from a Beautiful Mess

Have you ever tried needle felting before? With results like the Swiss Cross Blanket from A Beautiful Mess, it’s hard not to want to give it a try! It’s also supposed to be pretty easy which is always a perk!

Slipper Boots from Drawings Under the Table

Slip on these DIY slippers from Drawings from Under the Table and feel your toes fall into blissful warmth and comfort.

So which DIY are you dying  to try on this blistering winter weekend?