Sunday, 31 March 2013


Hello my lovely Ladies, My dear friend Sheila, lent
me her camera so I could take some pics. I had more
in the process but those are gone so I can only show the
finished  stuff...
My DF Sheila always brings us coffee from Timmie's so
she carries them in the silly trays they use. I wanted to make
it a lot easier for her to carry.
I started with a cardboard box, it was about 2 1/2 in tall,
 then I used Kleenex boxes to build it up to reach over the
coffee cup, added my own handles from the Kleenex box
I even padded it so it would be smooth on her hands.
I covered it with used coffee filter with podge.
Then added some coffee embellishments.
The inside I used a thick padding to mold around
the cups so they stay stable. I'm quit proud how
it turned out making it from scratch..
Thanks so much for looking.
Hope every one is having a wonderful Easter..
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Anonymous said...

Hello Dianne
This is incredible.
Beautiful way to transport coffee, such a personal gift.
I think this is quite fabulous.
Dianne, thank you for being so supportive of my work, it is so very much appreciated.

Lynda Bergman Decorative Artisan said...

Dianne, it's such a good idea to make a coffee carrier. The embellishments are so cute, too. Hope you get your camera working, soon. I'd be lost without mine!! Lynda

Tracy said...

Fabulous Creation Dianne, and a great idea too.
Have a lovely Easter
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Kelly Griglione said...

Wow, how creative it this?! I don't think I've seen a made-from-scratch coffee carrier before ... what a thoughtful gift for your friend. She must have been so thrilled! Hopefully she's crafty too and appreciates all your hard work : ) Love all the details you added, like the handle padding and stabilizing materials inside.

Hope you have a very blessed Easter, Dianne!

butterfly said...

What a clever project - so practical, and beautifully made!
Alison x

Anneke said...

Very practical! Love the recycling idea too, awesome!
Happy Easter for you too Dianne!

Astrid Maclean said...

What a wonderful creative idea, - LOVE it!! Practical too as well as gorgeous!!

Kanan Pandya said...

Wow!!! This is so creative, Dianne. Love this coffee carrier, your friend is very lucky. Great details too. Hope you had a great Easter weekend. Thank you so much for always leaving sweet comments on my blog. :-)

Sue Lelli said...

Dianne, Lucky YOU to have a friend who brings coffee, Lucky FRIEND to have you to make this FAB coffee carrier!

Good luck with your camera!

Anonymous said...

I am thrilled to have a wonderful coffee carrier and appreciate the crafty work you do keep crafting

Tonniece said...

Awesome Di. Where's mine eh? Just kidding.LOL

Patty Sue 2 said...

Your creative juices are amazing....I love what you do with the ordinary and turn it into extra-ordinary. Love it!

Jenn Bedient said...

What a fun project! This turned out great. Now she can carry the coffee in style!