Learn how to personalize Starbucks cups with Sunflower and Disney designs in this tutorial.
I learned the other day that Starbucks is not the most popular coffee shop in every state. Apparent on the east coast, there are a number of states that are dominated by Dunkin Donuts. In Minnesota, Carribou Coffee is the most popular.
While I have only lived in states dominated by Starbucks, I do love a cup of Dunkin Donuts (with cream and sugar of course!) every time I leave the west coast. I’ve tried making my own but that sugar cream combo is some secret sauce. The Carribou Coffee is great too but my favorite thing there are the blueberry muffins.
I love coffee shops, it’s the first thing I’ve always anchored myself with every time I moved and I’ve moved a lot!
So I thought I would do a little tribute project to my most frequently coffee shop, Starbucks.
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Materials for a custom Starbucks cup
Starbucks cup SVG template – As it turns out, the Starbucks logo is not a perfect circle. I’ve created a few templates to account for this. The Starbucks logo sized ring, sunflower, and Minnie Mouse bow SVG templates are all available for free in my resource library.
How to make your own Disney Starbucks cup design in Cricut Design Space
You can only make your own Disney designs for personal use. The easiest the design to make of course are Mickey mouse ears.
First upload the templates from my resource library and select the circle.
Measure the logo on your Starbucks up and resize the circle template to the logo’s dimensions.
Next, draw a Circle using the shapes tool and resize it into a slight oval.
Resize and rotate the oval appropriate for the logo’s dimensions.
Select both shapes and slice. Then duplicate the “ear” and flip it horizontally to create the other “ear”.
Select both “ears” and attach so they cut in place.
Next, take the bow template from the set and weld it with the “ears”.
You can also make the bow template separately in another color and layer it on top.
How to design your own Starbucks personalized tumbler template
First, take the ring template from the set and resize to the logo’s dimesions on your cup.
Using the text tool, create 2 lines of text. One will go on top and the other on the bottom of the ring.
Change the font of the text. There are many fonts that work but I find typing in call caps and using Arial Black to be the most straight forward.
Drag the text to the top of the ring and resize as necessary.
Then with the text selected, click on the Curve pull down menu and adjust the diameter slider until the text fits on the curve. You may need to resize again.
Attached the text to the ring.
Do the same for the bottom text.
How to apply the Starbucks personalized cup template
You may want to decorate your Starbucks cups in other ways but it is the same process with Design Space: resize using the template and then make.
After cutting your design, weed the excess vinyl.
Then use transfer tape to transfer your design onto your cup.
I find it easiest to align the center and then work my way outwards.