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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Koozie Rehab

Haley over at The Autocrat made some adorable Summertime Koozies, and of course I simply had to have some of my very own.
So I started with this marvelously classy koozie, some fabric, ribbon, and hot glue.
Measure your fabric so that it's an inch taller than your koozie and an inch wider.
 Fold 1/2 inch hems on the top, bottom, and one end and press into place with a hot iron.

 Now just hot glue the fabric to your koozie so that there are no raw edges.
Finish with the trim of your choice.
Add an icy beverage!
Much better than plain old foam rubber.
 I didn't stop there either.
 I had several projects going at once, and well, the Mod Podge was right THERE, so I figured, let's experiment a little...
How'd that work out?
I actually preferred this. The fabric seemed sturdier.

C’mon, you know you’re looking for that old World’s Best Dad koozie from the picnic last summer and some fabric scraps, aren’t you?
If you decide to make one, let us know how yours turns out!
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32 comments:

Tootsie said...

I could live with those koozies...the ugly ones around here are always at risk of "accidentally" falling into the garbage can! haha
thanks for the idea...I might just try that if I get a few moments!!!

Chelsea said...

How cool! That is one thing I would never even think of modge podging, for fear the foam would be odd with the fabric. Those turned out so cool! Love them!

~Chelsea

Jackie the Junk Junkie said...

Sa-Weeet!! I am definately givin' this trick a whirl ;)

Life in Rehab said...

My Saturday afternoon beer in the garden is going to take on a whole new level of class.

jen @ homeinthecountry said...

What a fun idea! Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hi today!

Kelly @ Lucy's Daughter said...

I saw that same idea and saved it in my favorites to do as well! My favorite of yours is the blue with the bow. Love it!
Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Rebekah Greiman said...

I've noticed a theme here with you and your crafts lately...a lot of adult beverages involved. When can I come over?

Life in Rehab said...

Rebekah,

With a burned out house and a wrecked gazebo? Damned skippy I've popped a cork. And if you're ever in the area on tour, I'll get the cork screw and the bottle opener out for sure.

Paula said...

Too stinkin' cute!

The Autocrat: Haley said...

Looks fabulous!! Oh I love the beads!! Thanks for giving me the shout out!! (Okay, so I feel like a bum cause you follow me and I don't follow you, I really do try to follow, my followers; so I am following now.)

Sarah @ The Pumpkin Patch said...

So cute! You could use this method on lots of different things. Thanks for linking up last week.

Anonymous said...

OMG that is great...makes me want to pop a cold one now...lol...

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

These turned out so beautiful! Very creative :-)

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

★All Thingz Related★ said...

Thanks for helping us have another great Anything Related! ~Bridgette

Robin said...

Love it! This is such a great idea. I mean who knew those awful coozies could look cute!

Thanks for linking to my Upcycled linky party!

Robin
www.thetshirtdiaries.com

Kim said...

What a fun idea! These koozies look great, especially the beaded one.

Melissa said...

Maybe I should do that. I drink cold beverages all year round. I think Dollar Tree sells them for a dollar. ;)

Purnima@a creative project said...

what a great idea!! Thanks for sharing!!!

Leslie said...

What a fabulous idea! Thanks for linking up to Hoo's got talent!

Nikki said...

LOL, thats too cute! Way to add some "class" to beer LOL. Thanks so much for linking up to fail friday!

I so wanna make one that says "I like my beer with beads!" LOL

Heather said...

LOL Love em! Thanks for linking up!

Jami said...

I'm going to HAVE to do this...we have some koozies we thought were hysterical pre-kids...now, not so much! Thanks for sharing!
smiles!

www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

JHill said...

Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

Its A Blog Party said...

How cute!
Thanks for linking up!
~Liz

Sarah @ Dream in Domestic said...

These would make a great gift for beer drinkers if tight on cash but with an abundance of creativity!

Life in Rehab said...

Can you see a kid's party with these to hold canned sodas?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...

thriftytickle said...

Those turned out great! Please link up to Vintage Suitcase Friday!

Jessica @ Sunny Tuesday said...

I love this no-sew version! Looks lots easier than sewing.

Kirby3131 said...

I have 900 drink cozies from a failed business. I've tried giving them away but no one will take them. Well, to be honest, if they wanted any they had to take a box of 100 lol

Now this project I could get into. I could also market the drink cozies with this idea and maybe be able to sell the box of 100 for a dollar and make some big bucks! Seriously, I bet I can give them away if they have an idea of how to get rid of our logo.

AWESOME! You are now my new best friend :)

Kristin - The Goat

dancilhoney said...

Such a wonderful post. I must comment. Thank you so very much for the making these. It is very much appreciated. I will think of you the next time we need some koozies for my company or other events we may have.

Deneen said...

WOW these look so much better!
dreaming-n-color.blogspot.com

koozies said...

These are really fun. I’d like to customize them with embroidered names. Can’t wait to try this pattern,thanks.