Crazy Coffee Cozies

Ok, I may have gone off my rocker on this one.
But I love coffee.  Everything about it.  The smell, the taste, the cups, the cafes, and the cozies.
Yes the cozies.  So I made some, and I like them.  I think they are rad actually.  Yes.  RAD.
And I’m going to use them all the time…because…why not?
Don’t laugh, how can you not like them…hee hee
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The idea for these little beauties came to me out of nowhere in Fabricland one day.
I saw faux fur.  I saw sequins.  I saw coffee cozies.
Hilarious!  So here they are in all of their crazy glory!
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I must confess, it sheds a little.
But it’s cute.
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And fun.  
I’m trying to LIVE life to the fullest, remember?! haha
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Why not be sassy when sippin’ tea, I say?
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The Sequin Cozy

  • I used about 7 inches of sequin ribbon that I found at Fabricland (it’s about 2 inches wide).  But if you have a favourite mug, or always drink Starbucks, measure your ribbon to fit those cups.
  • Then I lined it with a strip of felt cut to fit.  I used my glue gun to put it all together.
  • That’s it.
 

The Faux Fur Cozy

  • I measured out about 7 inches of faux fur (and it’s about 2 1/2 inches wide).  Again, if you have a favourite mug or use Starbucks cups, just measure to fit those.
  • I bought 2 wooden buttons, and a strip of elastic tie, for the enclosure.
  • Just get out your trusty glue gun and glue on the ribbon, just long enough that when you loop the buttons together, there isn’t much of a gap at the close.  See picture below…
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Doesn’t it just conjure up images of a cold Canadian winter?!
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Maybe not practical, but why does everything have to be?
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Cheers!

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23 Comments

  • Reply elaine January 6, 2012 at 12:07 AM

    I love this! Great idea. My fave is the fur one 🙂
    Oh, and I notice you didn’t do your calendar round-up (not doing it for 2012)? so i posted some on my blog last night and gave a shout out to you for the great idea!

  • Reply hardydanielle January 6, 2012 at 12:44 AM

    Wow these are too cute!!

  • Reply gail January 6, 2012 at 1:48 AM

    How fun! I don’t drink coffee, but that faux fur almost makes me wish I did!
    gail

  • Reply Amarie January 6, 2012 at 2:21 AM

    I just keep thinking about random hair in my coffee with the fur, but the sequins are awesome! 😀

  • Reply Jeannie January 6, 2012 at 2:37 AM

    Oh my God, too cute! This post makes me smile because I LOVE coffee AND faux fur. It’s my two favorite things combined, I swear. You could sell these. I would buy them.

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  • Reply Jeannie January 6, 2012 at 2:38 AM

    I’m your newest follower! 🙂

  • Reply Deb January 6, 2012 at 3:12 AM

    Those are really cute. I love them. Deb Ontario Canada

  • Reply Lauren January 6, 2012 at 3:14 AM

    LOVE these! I have crochet ones, but these are so fun! They would cheer me up to have around my coffe in the morning.

    I’d love for you to link up and share: http://tutusandteaparties.blogspot.com/2011/12/pinteresting-link-party-week-twenty.html

  • Reply Cynthia January 6, 2012 at 3:18 AM

    Wow, that fur one is just too cute!

  • Reply Jessica@SewHomegrown January 6, 2012 at 10:53 AM

    Really adorable Jo-Anna! It’s like a tiny fur coat/sequin shrug for your mug. I heart coffee too.

  • Reply SusieQTpies Scraps January 6, 2012 at 1:52 PM

    haha these are so adorable!!! This is awesome! Stop over and link it up in my Happy Friday Drink link up!!! I’d love to have you! http://cafescrapper-scrapsoflife.blogspot.com/2012/01/happy-friday-link-up-drink.html

    Susie

  • Reply Mel the Crafty Scientist January 6, 2012 at 6:14 PM

    I LOVE this – especially the sequins! Do you have any more great paint chip ideas – I’m seriously on another paint chip kick and looking for inspiration, haha!

    -Mel the Crafty Scientist

    P.S. This is so weird and random, but you showed up as a no-reply blogger when you left your comment on my blog… I’m not sure what the deal is, but I thought I’d let you know since it’s not like Blogger tells you! : )

  • Reply RecipeGirl January 6, 2012 at 6:22 PM

    This is seriously the cutest thing ever. Furry coffee cozy?? Brilliant! SELL!

  • Reply Andrea January 6, 2012 at 7:06 PM

    So cute. this would be great for the very cold days here in NYC.

  • Reply Titus 2 Work in Progress January 7, 2012 at 1:27 AM

    Ha! That would make me feel a lot more fancy drinking my tea 🙂

  • Reply Christina at I Gotta Create! January 7, 2012 at 4:19 AM

    That IS hilarious!!!! Love it. Tres chic!! <3

  • Reply Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com} January 7, 2012 at 5:54 AM

    I say life is too short so live it up!!! I really think they are cute… although I wonder if the fur will last long… or maybe I am just a messy drinker…LOL!!!
    I have a project party every weekend if you want to join here.. http://www.bubblynaturecreations.com/2012/01/vanilla-bean-iced-coffee-and-project.html
    Have a great day!
    -Rachel

  • Reply Hanni January 7, 2012 at 10:50 AM

    That fur one is sooo funky. I love furry (of course fake furry) things. What fun is that people always ask ‘what’s this?’ 🙂
    Love,
    Hanni

  • Reply Joan@chocolateandmore January 9, 2012 at 5:25 PM

    These are adorable, Rad really, I can see doing this idea for canned goodies as gifts, something different than the piece of fabric or ribbon at the top. Love it.

  • Reply h. rae January 9, 2012 at 8:44 PM

    Cute cozies! I would love for you to link up with my party at: http://anoriginalbelle.blogspot.com/2012/01/make-it-yourself-monday-10-link-up.html

    Thanks! Happy Monday!

  • Reply Mary January 11, 2012 at 10:48 PM

    Everything about this is making me very happy today. I do my best to eat off cute and pretty plates, even if it’s just my casual lunch while the kids are napping. Pretty glasses, cute napkins, it all makes me happy. A faux fur cozy for a travel cup? LOVE.

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