Saturday, February 2, 2013

Dollar Store Valentine's Day Gift

Do you need a quick and easy and cheap Valentines Day gift?  In fact this one is so cheap you could show a little love to your self and make one for you too!




Supplies Needed:
One travel coffee mug from the Dollar Store
One pair of fun socks
A heart embellishment- I bought a package at JoAnn's but you could easily make your own from felt scraps.




Step 1:
Cut your socks at the heel line.  It's nice to have the strip to help you cut straight.


And cut your socks at the toe line.


Slip the sock onto the cup and add your embellishments.




I told you it was quick, easy and cheap!  These would make a great gift for a teacher, or daycare person, your spouse, your grown daughters and yourself. You could do this for any holiday or just everyday! 

If this looks slightly familiar I shared how to make your own candle cozies here: DIY Candle Cozies.




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20 comments:

Abby Devine said...

This is too cool! So fun and easy to do.. Great gift to give someone!

Annie One Can Cook! said...

Barb, this is so cute!! What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing, I'll have to remember this.

Lauren said...

Such a great idea and it definitely doesn't look like it's from the dollar store!

I'd be tickled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

Emily said...

How fun are these? I never would have thought to use socks. They look great! :)

Visiting from Sew Much Ado.

~Emily

www.texaslifeblog.com

inkhappi said...

Cute idea. Love it! Thanks for sharing! Pinning this and am a new follower. :)
Jillene@ inkhappi.com

inkhappi said...

I Love this cute idea! Pinning this and i am a new follower!
Jillene @ inkhappi.com

4 You With Love said...

What a clever idea! Love it! I'm hosting a loving valentine's day party and I'd love for you to stop by!

http://4you-withlove.blogspot.com/2013/02/loving-valentines-day-party-link-up.html


Have a great day.
Marilyn

Cheryl Kirkness said...

How clever is this?! I never would have thought to use a sock - brilliant! Thanks for linking up to my Family Fun Friday! :)

4 You With Love said...

Yea! Thanks for sharing at the Loving Valentine's Day Party! I'm so glad you did!

Marilyn

Susie @bowdabra said...

Thanks for linking up another cool project!

Have a great week!
Susie@bowdabra
http://bowdabrablog.com/2013/02/09/saturday-showcase-craft-project-linky-19/

Katie from Katie's Nesting Spot said...

Thanks for sharing your drink sleeve with us on A Crafty Soiree, I've featured your project in this week's new party post. It'll be up tomorrow at midnight EST. Please come by and see it and share some more of your craft skills!

Jocie@TheBetterHalf said...

What a great idea, Barb! I have never seen those mugs at the Dollar Store but now I am going to be on the look out!!

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