Antje (dieastra) wrote,

Customizing: Janeway coffee mug

So here's what I have been up to. I wanted to make shiny coffee mugs but the first try with silver paint came out rather dull.


Then a friend suggested I use foil instead of paint. Thankfully I like to eat these wafers so had some at home.


Still it needed a handle. Originally I was going to make it with FIMO but another friend suggested using foam rubber instead. I looked through my stash and found this Christmas sign that I had gotten off a Christmas card. Perfect thickness!


The whole thing did not cost me a cent. I used the cylindric cover from a paintbrush, the foil and that plastic badge which looks like brushed silver (for the bottom of the mugs).


The original:

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