Hot Cocoa Bar - Have a Cup of Cheer!

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I am not a cold weather girl.  As soon as the temps even come close to dipping below 50 degrees, gimme cozy blankets, fires in the fireplace, and hot cocoa...lots of it! 

When I saw these sweater mugs and buffalo plaid to-go cups from Oriental Trading, I thought they'd be great for setting up a Hot Cocoa Bar that could last all through the cold weather season.  

I love the idea, cuz no matter what you've got going on, hot cocoa is always at the ready!

If you're staying in, grab a sweater mug and cozy up.  If you're heading out, grab a cute disposable cup for the road.  Perfect, right?
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Since buffalo plaid is all the rage this year, I decided to build the table design around that.

I found the cutest little buffalo plaid chalkboard sign at Oriental Trading and jazzed it up with my Cricut Maker.  

They also had a set of rustic wooden trees that I feel in love with, so I decided they needed to be mine, too!  They're so versatile, you can use them as decor all winter long!

Some berry garland attached to the trim of the table gave the station a festive, wintery feel.  
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Little jars with lids are the perfect way to store the hot cocoa bar toppings and keep them fresh.  They're super easy to refill when supplies start running low, too.  I found these little jars at Target for $1 each.  

I love that you can see the toppings at a quick looks so inviting, doesn't it?  

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If you've been following my blog at all this year, you know that I am Cricut-obsessed, and I can't stop!  

Adding some vinyl to the buffalo plaid to-go cups was something that just had to happen!  ;)

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So there you have it, a quick and easy Hot Cocoa Bar that you can leave up all winter long! 

Doesn't it make you wanna dive right in?!!

The cool thing about this is that you can use whatever toppings you want, and even change them out every once in a while.

I just bought some RumChata creamer cups that are so good in some warm hot chocolate.  Give that a try if you need an adult "kick!"  ;)



Jen T by Design:  Styling and photography

Oriental Trading: Sweater Mugs, Buffalo Plaid To-Go Cups, Set of 3 Wooden Trees, Buffalo Plaid Chalkboard Sign

If you like these ideas, please "Like," "Pin," "Share" or "Tweet!"  Or, you can just shout it from the rooftops, if that's your thing.  Thanks bunches!!!  :)