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?

Here’s to Hot Drinks!

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When cold weather strikes, the first things we reach for are our cozy winter blankets and socks, and then we make our way into the kitchen to warm ourselves from the inside out with a warm cup of coffee, tea, or even a hot toddy if we’re battling a cold. Here are some of our favorite DIYs inspired by, using, or related to hot drinks!

Tea Bags for Loose Tea from a Beautiful Mess

Catch that loose leaf tea before it can make a break for it! Bad jokes aside, bagging loose tea is a terrific idea if you want to enjoy a specific tea flavor anywhere and anytime. This easy DIY from A Beautiful Mess makes tea time even more adorable.

Coffee Can Organizer from Leethal Magazine

Remember when we gave you some organizing tips for the new year? Well this yarn organizer is perfect for the caffeinated and cluttered. Reuse those old coffee cans and organize your life!

Polka Dot Mugs from Framed Frosting

You’ve probably seen the baked marker mug DIYs online. This is a fun metallic version from Framed Frosting, and it will surely make you smile every time you see it. Polka dots are a known smile-inducer. Fact.

Shrimp Salad Circus Patio Coffee Set

This ombre coffee set from Shrimp Salad Circus is a must-make in our book. It’s perfect for sharing and enjoying a hot drink with someone special!

Une Touche de Rose Girly Mug DIY

Glam. That’s the word that comes to mine when you see this gorgeous mug from Une Touche de Rose. Who needs rings when your coffee mug has its own bling?!

So how will you be upgrading your hot drink routine?