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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Last Minute Christmas Mug Cake Gift Idea

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 I want to share with you a last minute gift idea which I made up for some girlfriends last night for Christmas. I love pretty packages, and when I saw these cute sweater-wrapped mugs at the dollar store, I couldn't help but pick up a few to make something pretty out of them! I thought they would be perfect for mug cake gift...and gift cards too! Who doesn't love some warm cake on a cold winter's night...especially when you can make it easily and quickly in the microwave and it tastes so good? And here's what's brilliant...the mug cakes are packages from a store too!
I decorated these lovely mugs with a sparkly snowflake tag and a wooden spoon tied with some twine. I even used some scrapbooking rub-on words to embellish the spoon with the words 'comfy' and 'cozy'.
And have you seen these in the cake mix aisle at Safeway? There are two flavors and I picked up some when they were on sale for $1 per box and there are 2 packages inside.
I also added some chocolates inside too. You could also add a gift card too. It sure does make a pretty gift, don't you think?
 And if you can't find any spoons, a mini candy cane embellishment will work as well and look just as festive!
This would be such a great gift for friends, neighbours, teachers and coaches.
And it doesn't take long to put together at all and is very easy on the budget!

And if you are looking for another idea for gift cards, visit HERE.
And if you are looking for an easy family gift, I have an idea for you HERE!
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Bette Creek said...

Another Great Idea Angie! I love the little sweater mugs too! I like how you embellished them to pretty them up. we Picked up a bunch of mugs at the Dollar Store and made Sharpie Mugs. My 13 year old daughter had a blast making them for the special people in her life! I posted earlier about them on the blog.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Bette @ Somerset Lane

Tash said...

That's such a thoughtful idea - you've made them look so gorgeous as well!


MamaGee said...

Hi there
Your 'click HERE' links don't appear to work.

חתולי8 said...

this is a great idea!
I like it!
Lior :)

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