I made this Pinterest-inspired craft a few years ago and it remains one of my favorites. This was a lemonade Valentine’s gift that we put together for Lily’s preschool teacher and teacher’s aide.
To rock this one, you will need:
- Reusable iced coffee tumblers (I bought these on Amazon, but I have seen them at Kmart, Walmart, etc before)
- Lemonade “to-go” packets (If you’re going for the “pucker up” theme – otherwise you can substitute whatever cold beverage packets you’d like)
- Tag for the straw – made on computer or drawn by hand, your choice
- Optional – paper shredded filling, confetti hearts, lollipop or other “topper” (I picked up the heart lollipops for $.39/each at Michael’s by the checkout impulse item area.)
I have to admit, I am quite pleased with the final result!
These are so stinkin’ cute and they are PRACTICAL as well.
Other variations: Use iced tea packets and the tag line “I’d be tea-lighted if you were my Valentine!” or use instant coffee packets (like Starbucks Via) with the tag line “I’d like it a ‘latte’ if you’d be my Valentine!” <– p.s. I just thought of both of those myself. I’m not bragging about the creativity, more like apologizing for the painfully cheesy factor.
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