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V-Day Love Mugs XO

KT+E Unplugged Love Mugs

Well, Valentine’s day is right around the corner… do you know what you’re getting that special someone?? If your answer was yes then good for you!! If not, read on… As you know by now my girl Fashionlushxx and I have a YouTube channel. We decided to get a little lovey dovey over the weekend and came up with a cute V-day tutorial. It’s quick & easy… right up my alley. All you need is a mug, a sharpie, an oven, and about 30 minutes. This gift is perfect for your mom, dad, grandma, gramps, aunt, uncle, sister, brother, your BFF, your boss, Mr. right, Mr. not-so-right, pretty much anyone… I think you catch my drift. I mean… who doesn’t enjoy a warm beverage every now and then. I know I do. Check out KT+E Unplugged for full DIY directions.

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The final product… my his + hers love mug. & it wouldn’t be V-day without some conversation hearts.

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What a STUD!! D.I.Y. studded iPad case

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My sweet mama gifted me her iPad which she rarely never used. Seeing as how I am constantly clicking away on my computer… blogging, pinning, tweeting, you name it… I was ecstatic! The only problem was that the plain black case it sat in simply would not do! Rather than buy a new, more fashionable case, I decided it would be way more fun to jazz it up myself. Somewhat did I do you ask…? I broke out my bedazzler and got busy! I am pretty pleased with the final product… it’s cute, trendy, and most importantly made with love!
Want to make your own studded iPad case?… Or any case for that matter! Here’s what you will need…
1) a leather or vinyl case / cover
2) a sharpie or pen in a contrasting color
< i used a silver nail polish pen. It was easy to see against the black background, yet wiped off easily if I made a mistake.>
3) a bedazzler
4) studs, rhinestones, or whatever shiny things float your boat…
< i used a combination of gold and silver studs… though it’s kind of hard to tell in the photos>
… if you do not own a bedazzler (but who doesn’t) you can simply use some flat studs (the kinds without the prongs) and some G-S Hypo Cement or any strong hold craft glue available at bead stores, Michaels, etc…
Now what?
Simply mark where you would like to place your studs and stud away!!

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before… simple, classic, but kinda boring. zzzzz.

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1 hour and 116 studs later… & Voilà… TOTALLY studly!!