How to Make Personalized Coffee Mugs
by Emma Jeffery
I think a personalized gift is always better than a store-bought option. In this article, I’ll show you how to use the Fiskars Curved Vinyl Alignment Tool to personalize a set of coffee mugs to give as a house-warming present or (since it's just around the corner) Mother's Day gifts.
OR Pre-cut Vinyl Decals
3. Using the same scissors, trim a piece of transfer tape and then transfer the lettering to your cut-out piece of tape.
A. To clamp and secure the tool onto your mug, squeeze the tabs to adjust the distance be-tween the feet. All feet should be on either the inside or outside of the project – the important part is that all feet appear the same on the mug.B. Rotate the arm into a horizontal position.C. Load the transfer tape onto the fingers. Adjust the fingers to support the width of the decal and weave in between, ensuring that the adhesive side is affixed to the two outer fingers.D. Lower the arm down to a near vertical position and adjust to the desired vertical placement on your mug by pushing or pulling the arm up or down. Make sure the decal is not yet touch-ing the mug.E. Once your decal is in the desired location, apply pressure to the middle of the decal to se-cure to your mug.F. Without adjusting the arm or fingers, carefully lift the entire tool off your mug.G. Finally, peel back the transfer tape to reveal your personalization.