Enjoy the holiday season with a DIY Merry and Bright Vinyl Mug. It’s perfect for sipping a cup of coffee or hot chocolate on a cold winter day. It makes a great gift idea too!
Hello there! Christmas is in full swing at my house. If you follow me on Instagram (@thecasualcraftlete) then you have seen the pretty wrapping paper that I just bought at Target. One of the holiday gifts I made this year is this simple and easy DIY Merry and Bright Vinyl Mug. I am planning on packaging some Christmas candy and putting it inside the mug for a gift for my sister. This mug is so cute that I just might have to make one for myself!
Supplies (affiliate links):
- Merry and Bright Image
- Red Permanent Vinyl
- Transfer Paper
- Electronic Cutting Machine and tools – Silhouette or Cricut
- Rubbing Alcohol and Cotton Ball
I started by purchasing and downloading the Design ID #98879 hand lettered Merry and Bright phrase from the Silhouette Design Store.
I sized the image to 3.136 in x 2.889 inches to fit the size of my coffee mug. I sent the image to my Silhouette Cameo to cut the vinyl. The only vinyl that worked great on the coffee mug is the Oracal 651 permanent vinyl. *When you set the Cameo to cut vinyl I recommend the blade be set at 2 and the speed at 5. You may want to slow the speed down to 2 to ensure the cut is cut smooth and even with no tears. I set the blade at 2 because this vinyl is thicker than normal. I then used a weeding tool to weed the negative space of the vinyl image.