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« on: February 10, 2013 05:10:28 PM »

I've channeled my inner barista just in time for Valentine's Day

And what where they made from?

Yep I'm at it again- Toilet paper rolls- Boy does my obsession run deep,hehe

They are made the same way as: My Recipe For Zero Calorie Hot Cocoa- tutorial included
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instead of adding marshmallows I allowed the coffee to dry-then using an equal mixture of white glue and white acrylic paint  I created my cream design- A toothpick was used to draw with this paint mixture to give me more control.
The note or photo holder was created by bending an 8" length of 18 gauge wire into a heart Shape and then inserted into the coffee disk, I weighted the coffee cup with river rocks to prevent it from tipping over.

for the candy filled cup omit the "shelf and the coffee", paint the inside when dried fill with wrapped candy

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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2013 03:39:10 PM »

Oh teag! Just the other day I was admiring your hot chocolate mugs and I thought how cute they would be for little Valentine's!! I'm so glad you hard the same thought and went for it! These are sweet and adorable Smiley!

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2013 09:52:10 PM »

Thank you- I keep seeing green beer mugs too- I may have to explore that as well

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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2013 12:56:46 PM »

Too sweet.  These are amazing.

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