and hot chocolate. These are usually found in casual settings and are most often
made of ceramic. Coffee mugs are available in a large variety of colors and
designs, but they all feature the standard handle that is found on every mug.
Found at virtually any retailer, coffee mugs are very affordable and are even
customizable. Even going on step further than ‘World's Greatest Mom' or ‘World's
Greatest Dad,' coffee mugs can now feature personalized photos and/or writing.
Perhaps it's a special occasion, photo of a loved one or just a sentiment that
stays close to your heart but, whatever the purpose, a personalized coffee mug
adds a special touch to each sip.
With continued advancements in technology, many photo studios allow customers to
bring in their favourite photo on paper or disc and order coffee mugs featuring
color photos. Many studios allow the customer to crop the photo, add borders
and/or perform touch-ups when placing the order. A number of online photo
studios offer the same convenience as local studios, but both will ask the
customer to allow for additional delivery time on personalized orders.
In addition to commemorating special events or people, personalized coffee mugs
and other products are a terrific way to earn some extra money. In many cases,
especially with personalized coffee mugs, these products are used as knick
knacks that are more for visual purposes than actual use. Customized coffee mugs
are just as effective for drinking hot beverages as any other, but many people
do not want to spoil their beauty.
So, just what are some other uses for coffee mugs? Perhaps a bit unconventional,
but many people actually use coffee mugs for indoor growing of flowers and
smaller fruits and vegetables. During the harsh winter months, it is impossible
to enjoy the beauty of flowers or the convenience of a garden unless you have a
greenhouse. That's why many resourceful individuals grow plants inside their
home. Plenty of sunlight and just the right amount of water will turn any coffee
mug into a miniature garden.
Coffee mugs are also used quite often in Valentine's Day and Christmas gift
giving. A mug featuring miniature candies can be prepared by anyone and given as
thoughtful gifts. Using a themed coffee mug and loose miniature candies, a
beautiful gift can be prepared by placing the candy inside the mug, placing a
very small piece of saran wrap over the top and a matching bow to complete the
look. Then, the mug can be place inside of a small gift bag and presented to the
Coffee mugs are versatile in their uses and eye-catching in their design. From
coffee to plants and even chocolate, these little beauties are lots of fun to