The ultimate in repurposing fashion. Start with an empty, clean paper coffee cup. Then cut off the rim, make your own brim and then paint and add your favorite decorations and accessories. You'll end up with a lovely neo-Victorian or steampunk tiny top hat!
Paper Coffee Cup
As an avid coffee drinker, I used to be a big fan of single-serve coffee machines. One day, the machine decided to stop working—which does happen from time to time—so I decided to go old school and use my automatic drip. Then, I realized that all I had were pods of single-serv ...more
Office pranks have a long and distinguished history. You've probably seen this one before, but in case you haven't, this video will show you how to do the upside-down coffee cup prank. Simply take a full cup of coffee, place it on the desk of your victim, place a piece of pape ...more
These days, with such an intense demand for everyone to be on the go, up, productive, and "happy," it's no wonder we supplement our tired souls with a cup of coffee every morning. In fact, we know of some friends who simply don't function without that first cup...or two. Cele ...more
Corsets on a coffee cup? Sure! Rather than having to use more paper to insulate your hot coffee cup, you can make your own at home. You can crochet your own little coffee corset out of yarn and a crochet hook. The perfect gift for the eco-conscious coffee lover.
To say we're a nation of coffee-lovers is putting it mildly. Americans consume 400 million cups of joe in one day alone, but how well do we actually know our morning BFF? We know it comes from a bean, and that more coffee drinks exist than there are ways to skin a pig, but wha ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper look like it's 200 years old using coffee. First, take a regular piece of copy paper and then use a paint brush to paint a cup of coffee over the entire piece of paper. Use a blow dryer to dry the paper, then brush several more coat ...more
Learn how to make or brew ice coffee in your Keurig coffee maker. We used the Donut Shop Sweet and Creamy regular ice coffee k-cups in this demonstration. It has the milk and sugar already added to the K-Cup. This is very easy to do and works well in your Keurig. Video: .
In this Blender 2.5 video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a branded coffee cup. This tutorial encompasses the modeling, rendering and texturing of the coffee cup. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to trick your audience into thinking you can control things with your mind! With this super simple magic trick you will learn how to make an ordinary cup appear to be floating out of your hands! This trick is so cool, you will have anyone who watch ...more
This two-part tutorial will walk you through the process of modeling a 3D coffee cup within Blender 2.5. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure t ...more
Staying at a hotel for business? You probably think that traveling means you can't cook, right? Wrong. There are lots of ways to make delicious dishes if you're inventive (and we're not just talking about heating things up in the microwave, guys and gals). For instance, check ...more
Prank someone at the office by setting up an upside down mug with coffee inside. Once they lift the cup, the coffee will spill everywhere.
Get your sewing tools ready, because it's time for another great tutorial. In this video you'll learn how to make two cool objects easily. One being a stitch marker that helps mark a certain place in a row when knitting. The other object is a coffee cup sleeve that is perfect ...more
Watch this video to learn this funny prank to play on your friends. This is highly recommend for college kids. It's good to use in the office on a coworker, your boss, or on your roommate. This is a very simple and highly effective prank. Use this as inspiration for one of you ...more
Emerald City Elegance Paper Crafting with Joann is really very interesting to watch. It takes us through the process of making a beautiful paper cup mini album. It explains us to properly cut the edges of the paper cup, to stick first the color page in the folded paper cup, ma ...more
Easy project on how to make a paper cup by folding a sheet of paper. This cup will hold water if folded correctly.
Not sure what to origami today? Watch this how to video to learn how to fold a paper cup out of origami paper. Give Japanese origami folding a try with this how to video tutorial on folding a cup that can hold water.
If you're finding yourself without dishes due to the fact that you're packing or unpacking, getting a quick drink can be a pain. So instead of rummaging through all those boxes try this quick nifty tutorial. This video shows you how to make a paper cup using just a couple shee ...more
Fold a paper cup that will hold water or other liquids. All you need is one single sheet of paper.
Not sure what to origami today? Try folding an origami paper cup. Watch this instructional video and learn how to fold your own glass.
Learn how heat moves through things, like different kinds of metals, such as zinc, aluminum, copper, tin, lead, and iron. This is known as thermal conduction. You can also see how to boil water in a paper cup with the principle of thermal conductivity. This is a great tutorial ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper cup cake/muffin basket. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half. After this, curl the edges up from each of the corners until you end up with a small square in the middle of the paper. Use scissors to create slits where y ...more
Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami paper cup. These visual guidelines will help you with some of the more difficult folds. The cup should be able to hold liquid. These origami paper cups can also serve as a very small size movie popcorn bucket.
This video will show you how to clean or descale your Keurig Coffee brewer using water. Great preventative maintenance tip. Video: .
How To : Turn Your Favorite Coffee Cup into a Makeshift Knife Sharpener to Tune Up Dull Kitchen Blades
With one exception, every time I've ever cut myself in the kitchen was due to a dull knife. The duller the knife, the more force you have to exert to use it and the higher the number of cuts it takes to get the job done. Of course, many would say the simple solution is to jus ...more
If you're anything like me, you probably rinse your mouth out after you brush your teeth. I know technically you're supposed to not rinse your mouth out after brushing, but I just can't stand the feel of the excess toothpaste in my mouth. It's a surefire way to dry it out. To ...more
Kelly Sutton shows How to make awsome coffee for five bucks. Coffee only needs two ingrediants to be good, purified water, and good coffee. Get a cup, coffee holder, and coffee filters. Grind your coffee right before you make your cup for the best flavor. Fold the filter and p ...more
Now, this may only be one man's process for the perfect cup of coffee, but we're going to guess it must be pretty good. Watch and learn how to make a superb cup of coffee according to Ian at ShowMeDo. Oh, if you plan to try this yourself, make sure you have a french press coff ...more
Do you think you need to spend a hundred bucks to have good cup of coffee? This is not the case! All over Europe, they have been using the French press forever, and now you, too, can take advantage of this energy saving method. This is one of the cheapest ways there is to make ...more
This video shows you in 6 simple steps how to make a perfect cup of coffee. You should buy whole coffee beans that you keep in an airtight container. You will need a coffee grinder. You can find them in kitchen stores. You should run the water you use through a filter before m ...more
When traveling abroad, the one thing you're going to need is how to quench your thirst. Ordering a simple cup of coffee or a hot cup of tea could be impossible if you don't know the local language. This video will show you how to order a drink in Mandarin Chinese. You'll also ...more
If you're like most busy workers, your day doesn't get started until you have your first jolt of fresh coffee. When you are feeling extra sluggish and need a boost, try a strong Cuban coffee that is sure to start your engine. Not many things get you going like a good cup of c ...more
This simple step by step shows you the process to make a perfect cup of french press coffee.
I am a man who enjoys a good cup of crap. Not just any crap, but the kind that makes the Seattle coffee-snob inside of me feel all warm and happy as if the sun were out (which of course it isn't.) It's the kind of crap that has traveled through the intestinal tracts of a noctu ...more
When it comes to coffee, some people just like perfection. Most would agree that the best cup of coffee comes from home, after roasting your own green coffee beans. But not everybody has the time or money to have complete control over their coffee's flavor. Roasting via stovet ...more
For the vast majority of people, coffee is a must-have in the morning. It provides a stimulating effect that not only wakes you up, but sets your mood and attitude for the rest of the day. Personally, I wouldn't get anything done without coffee. Even just making coffee provid ...more
Forget those boring evergreen wreaths with the thick red ribbon and the pine cones that everyone else has hanging in their homes. Make your own DIY upcycled wreath using newspaper, paper shopping bags, cardboard coffee cup sleeves, toilet paper tubes, or even that trashy paper ...more
Even if you've put aside your percolator and have gone the way of the pod coffeemaker, there are still dozens of ways to use your leftover coffee filters. Incredibly cheap, absorbent, and shaped with a ruffle, coffee filters are useful in the kitchen, garden, and around the ho ...more
So you get a cup of warm tea or coffee and then you put a small nugget of shit in paper or something that can hold it. Then u put a string around the shit and, like a teabag, just keep dipping it in the coffee or tea until there is nothing left. Serve at a warm temperature and ...more
First of all whenever there is low rainfall and higher heat then there are problems.You shall notice that there are brown colored needles which dry up and then drop of. Sometimes they start at the tip and then move towards the branch. This shows drought and you need to soak in ...more
Do you like drinking coffee? It may seem like this question has nothing to do with homemade rockets or fuse paper, but indeed coffee filters - which you should have in ample supply if you enjoy making your own cup of Joe - are the key ingredient in a kick ass construction of f ...more
The best part about April Fool's Day is that everyone is fair game. Even big tech companies like Google and Twitter get in on the action every year. It encourages even the most uptight, unfunny party-poopers among us to have a little fun driving each other crazy with pranks — ...more
Have you ever seen ads or a movie where the film goes on rewind, bring you back through time for whatever reason the director intended? This happens a lot in paper towel commercials, where you see a coffee stain get removed as the coffee pours itself back into a cup while the ...more
Moving soon? Don't know how you'll ever get your possessions packed and moved in one piece? Well, fret no more... Moishe's Guide to Packing will show you the proper way to pack glassware. Packing glassware like coffee cups and mugs is simple, and if done correctly, will keep ...more
Need a remedy for your sore muscles after going the gym? Rather than spending money on expensive warming rubs, you can whip up your own DIY, all-natural warming rub concoction in the comfort of your own kitchen using a double boiler, olive oil, beeswax, and various spices. If ...more
Aging paper is a great way incorporate learning about antiquities from the past while doing a fun hands on project in the classroom. It's easy and really adds something special to projects or even to do just for fun in your spare time. If you need an authentic-looking treasur ...more
Cookies for breakfast seem like a clear dietary no-no, but these three-ingredient breakfast cookies are easy, healthy, portable, and can be made in advance. They're also dairy-free, egg-free, and have no added processed sugar, so they can also be called allergy-friendly cookie ...more
Coffee mugs: nothing proliferates more quickly in my kitchen cabinets. People are always handing them out as gifts or as swag, plus I always seem to find a vintage model or two at a garage sale that I'm compelled to buy. I used to do a yearly purge of my excess muggage, but it ...more
Other than helping you make your morning cup of joe, coffee filters have a number of surprisingly practical uses that have nothing to do with coffee. The particular texture of coffee filter paper makes it perfect for cleaning your reading glasses, computer monitors, windows, ...more
To prevent melted ice cream from leaking out of the pointy bottom of a cone, plug the hole up with a marshmallow before adding any ice cream on top. This will also give you a nice treat when you're almost finished, as the marshmallow will absorb some of the ice cream. Or, if ...more
Why can't all electronic devices be waterproof like my watch? There are watches worth three times as much as my iPhone that I can wear into the hot tub without a worry in the world, but cleaning most of my electronics requires a lot of caution. If only I could toss my dusty l ...more
Tomorrow's the 1st of April which means it's the one day of the year you can put aside the daily grind, and go at it Dwight Schrute and Jim Halpert style. Yes, there are easy apps to do your dirty work, but if you're old school and you like to do it the old fashioned way, here ...more
I always have several sheets of puff pastry in my freezer. It's unlike any other pastry dough: the layers of butter let out steam when the dough bakes (hence, the "puff" in puff pastry). The dough's flakiness perfectly compliments sweet and savory dishes, which makes it a tota ...more
The microwave oven is a monumental technological achievement that's saved college students and single people from starvation for decades. Almost 97% of all American households have one, which makes it the most-owned kitchen appliance in US homes right after the refrigerator. ...more
When we were kids, snacks on-the-go or in our lunch box were often Kellogg's Nutri-Grain cereal bars. There were flavors like strawberry, blueberry, and our beloved apple-cinnamon. Don't Miss: Make These Easy Granola Bars with Only 2 Ingredients As we grew older, we realize ...more
There was once a time when everyone scoffed at the turmeric tonic tea sold at the coffee shop I work at. Funny, because as of recently, we seem to be selling out. How can this be explained? Beyoncé must have been spotted buying turmeric beverages on the cover of some celebrity ...more
It's nice to have a drink on an airplane, whether you're taking a flight somewhere fun or for work. However, what's not so nice is the high prices and relatively bad quality of the liquor that's available. If that's what's holding you back from having a nice tipple, never fea ...more
Let's be honest, most of us buy the bottom-shelf vodka either because we're broke or because we're going to disguise the gag-inducing taste of it with juice or something fizzy. If you're cooking or baking with vodka (ice-cold vodka works wonders in pie crust), what's the point ...more
Just because a problem is small or superficial doesn't mean it can't annoy the living crap out of you. Others may think you're overreacting, or even have the audacity to roll their eyes, but you're in your own personal hell. First-world problems, white whines—call it whatever ...more