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Love Mugs

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It’s wedding season year round here in Utah. It seems like I’m always going to a bridal shower, engagement party or reception. All those wedding gifts take a toll on our bank account! But I didn’t want our newlywed budget to ruin my enjoyment of gift giving. I wanted to find the perfect wedding gift that was heartfelt and cute but also didn’t break the bank. After some thinking and a few failed ideas, I got it! I call them “Love Mugs” 🙂 They’re inexpensive, adorable and heartfelt… and I kind of love them.
First– Start with some mugs. Any color will do! I personally like white. (P.S. the dollar store has great ones)
Second– Buy some oil-based sharpie pens at your local craft store. Any colors you want!
 I bought the fine tipped size and they worked perfectly.
Last– Decorate! Really, you can do whatever you want. I kept it simple with Mr. and Mrs. on one side, and lips and mustache on the other. (some other ideas could be the wedding date, est. 2013 or personalizing it with their last name). 
And that is it! The oil-based sharpies are completely permanent on pottery and water resistant. 

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13 thoughts on “Love Mugs

  1. Allison Leighann

    These are SUPER cute.I may make one just for me.But I'm not sure what I'd put on it!I'm not a Mrs. 🙂 Haha.

  2. Hannah @ Just Call Me HaHa

    Genius! I love these!

  3. Rachel Sayumi Porter

    so cute!!! That would be an awesome gift to get!

  4. Unknown

    These are so gorgeous! Before I read that you'd decorated them yourself I thought you'd bought them like that – they look so professional and are so thoughtful. Love them! x

  5. Unknown

    This is the perfect gift idea! Thanks for sharing, Elise! -Carleyxx

  6. Angela

    I love these too! Such a great gift idea!

  7. Brooke @ Silver Lining

    Seriously love these. Now I want to do it, but keep them for myself instead of giving them away. It's fine 🙂

  8. Unknown

    Love these mugs! Such a great idea!XO,http://sororitygirlintherealworld.blogspot.com/

  9. Becca Moss

    These are adorable! I love the idea of personalized gifts!

  10. Niki {Glossy Blonde}

    These are so cute! What a great idea!

  11. Unknown

    My friends made me mugs like this for my wedding! And I use them all of the time! :)Jessicawww.ncgrownblog.com

  12. Jen @ Librarian for Life and Style

    Adorable — I love it!!! Especially that tiny little heart on the inside of the mug. Visiting via the Fab Friday Favorites link-up from Style Elixir. 🙂

  13. Disposable Income Girl

    Ahhh these are too adorable! I love the lips! How did these hold up in the dishwasher?

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