Trying to throw a pinkies-up affair without a pinkies-up budget? We have the perfect solution for you. When we throw a party, we love to make every detail perfect (and only appear expensive) — even down to the cups. Check out our two-toned cups that will impress your most swanky gal pal at your next event.
What You’ll Need:
- Wax paper (We substituted aluminum foil, but we still recommend using wax paper. The paint from the cups stuck to the aluminum, making them hard to pull off after drying.)
Step One: Pour the paint into a small bowl. Keep in mind that the bowl must be wide enough for the base of the glass, but not so wide that the paint flattens out and you lose depth. You want the paint to be about 1-2 inches deep, depending on how high you’d like the paint to be on the stems of your glasses.
Step Two: Dip the base of your glass in the paint. Watch for bubbles!
Step Three: Bring your glass out of the paint slowly, allowing the excess paint to drip back into the bowl. Also, swivel your wrist to ensure the base is covered evenly and there are no streaks on the cups.
Step Four: Set the glass base-down on wax paper.
Step Five: Let them dry overnight. The next day, when you pull them off, the very bottom of the cups may be wet. Get a fresh piece of wax paper and set the cups upside down to allow the bottom to dry.
Pour, cheers, and drink up with these festive DIY cups! If you need serving platters to match, we suggest our gold-dipped plates.
In the true spirit of giving — and with the help of our ahhhh-mazing customers — the Scarves Dot Net gals delivered 150 scarves (at a retail value of more than $2,500!) to The Cheer Guild of Riley Hospital for Children.
We are so grateful for all of our beyond generous customers who made a contribution to the cause this summer during our Knots for Hope Charity Drive. Because of you, cancer patients will have head scarves galore, a warm heart, and a much brighter holiday!
On behalf of the entire Scarves Dot Net team, we thank you for helping us support and inspire the cancer community and hope you have wonderful holiday season! :)
We gave the ever-wonderful Mya scarf. Meet Mya here!
About Knots for Hope
Knots for Hope by Scarves Dot Net is a place of inspiration for those affected by cancer. The online resource is dedicated to telling stories, providing support, giving hope, and helping patients who have experienced hair loss feel confident and beautiful. Join the conversation here!
Our most popular scarf contest is BACK!
Whether you’re cider sipping, holiday hopping, or couch cozying these next couple of weeks, ‘tis the season to showcase your favorite scarves! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in your scarfity best for a chance to win a scarf collection, featuring 5 charming scarves of your choice!
From November 11 through December 13, every time you snag, spot, or style a scarf, snap a photo and follow these oh-so simple instructions:
HOW TO ENTER
1. Facebook, Tweet, or Instagram a photo of your best scarf season pic
2. Tag it with #TisTheScarfSeason
Piece of pumpkin pie, right? Remember, you can snap as many pics as you’d like throughout the season, so get creative and show us your scarf spirit!
- One (1) lucky scarf fan will be selected to win based on our SDN editors’ evaluations of creativity, charm, and adherence to guidelines.
- One (1) winning contestant will receive a scarf collection, featuring five (5) Scarves.net scarves of his or her choice.
- To be eligible for official entry, photo must include the hashtag #tisthescarfseason.
- This is a contest. Odds of winning depend on eligible entries received.
- Contest is only open to residents of the United States and Canada.
- No purchase necessary to enter.
- Entries will be accepted from November 11, 2013, through December 13, 2013. Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. on December 13.
- Winning entry will be announced on the blog on Monday, December 16, 2013.
Here at Scarves Dot Net, the holidays are made of sugar and spice and everything nice — especially with peppermint lattes in hand. But with loads of holiday shopping, spending, and styling, we also know that it’s the busiest and most stressful season of them all. No worries scarf cats, we’re here to make this year a little easier on you.
Introducing our 2013 Holiday Guide! After months of scarf-softness testing, top secret knot tying, and sugarplums dancing in our heads, we are thrilled to launch this go-to guide for everything holiday-related.
From new knots for every seasonal soiree to advice on which gift to get every type of gal, you’ll never have to blink a worried-little-eye again. Plus, you’ll get the chance to win an ENTIRE scarf collection with our #TisTheScarfSeason Instagram Contest kicking off on November 11th!
So go ahead and check out our Holiday Guide here! And be sure to bookmark or pin it just in case you run into any wardrobe snags, seasonal blunders, or urges to scarf-surf (yep, our version of channel surfing) along the way.
Ps. Are there any holiday questions (scarf-related or not) you’re dying to have the answer to? Leave us a comment on Facebook, and we’ll help you out! Just think of us as your personal elves. ;)