DIY birthday gift idea for coffee lovers – A heart topiary and a coffee mug
This cute DIY birthday gift idea is dedicated to all coffee lovers! If you are not yet familiar in decorating all kind of items with coffee beans, we suggest you to take a look on this detailed photo tutorial. We’re presenting you an unique heart topiary and a coffee mug used as flower vase.
DIY birthday gift idea – Let’s start with the coffee mug
Materials: we need a coffee mug, cotton facial pads, coffee beans, a thread, brown paint and a hot glue gun.
Glue the facial pads on the mug
Glue over the entire mug
Bind with the thread
Paint over with brown paint
Now glue the coffee beans
Glue two layers so that there are no gaps
Next decorate your mug with a lace ribbon
DIY birthday gift idea or for Valentine’s Day – A heart topiary
Take a sheet of paper, fold it in two and draw a heart so that both sides are even.
Transfer the heart pattern on a cardboard and cut out
Take three pieces of wire and wrap them with paper
Glue the wire to the heart
Glue pads in several layers between the cardboard stencils to create volume
Now glue pads on the front and back of the hearts
Bind again with thread, paint and glue the coffee beans
As pot for the topiary use a tin can
Decorate the jar with ice cream sticks
Wrap the topiary stem with a jute rope
Put a sponge in the tin can and stick the wire stem in it
You can also decorate the topiary with lace ribbons and flowers