DIY HOT CHOCOLATE STATION WITH WEDDINGSTAR

Hello there, friend!

There is one thing no holiday season is complete without: the best winter beverages! We’re talking mulled wine, steeped in orange peel and clove, homey and comforting apple cider, chilled red and white sangria fragrant with fresh rosemary, candy cane garnished peppermint mochas, and, of course… hot chocolate, with all the fixings!

Make it a December to remember by setting up your very own hot chocolate station, featuring the one-of-a-kind products from Weddingstar. Weddingstar has all of the winter wonderland products you could ask for, including holiday printed enamel mugs, lidded glass pedestal vases, candy scoops, personalized foil napkins, and more. Stocking up on this company’s unique decor pieces will make this a Christmas tradition you’ll look forward to year after year.

Christmas is like hot chocolate; traditional, sweet, and makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside!

Okay, let’s get into it!

Read on, for step-by-step instructions guiding you through this tutorial. Get ready to ‘add to cart’, for all of the shopping information can be found linked along the way…!

DIY HOT CHOCOLATE STATION AT HOME

with Weddingstar!

The first thing you’ll need to do is designate an area for your hot chocolate station. Choose a spot that won’t impede on daily life, and will enhance your living space. After all, half the fun in having a hot chocolate station decked out in your Christmas finery? Getting to enjoy the beautiful view, while sipping on your cup of cocoa.

After you’ve chosen your spot, you will need a few receptacles for your hot chocolate ingredients. We prefer glass vessels, like the lidded apothecary vases below, so that you can see the ingredients inside. However, if you prefer something opaque, try out ceramic jars with chalk labels indicating each containers contents. Three containers is usually a good number to start with; one for instant hot chocolate powder, another for marshmallows, and a third for candy and/or candy canes. Vases also do the trick for wrapped ingredients like chocolates!

1. GLASS APOTHECARY VASES

Large Glass Apothecary Candy Jar – Footed Cylinder With Lid

Large Glass Apothecary Candy Jar – Footed Globe Bowl With Lid, Large Glass Apothecary Candy Jar – Footed Vase With Lid

Small Glass Apothecary Candy Jar – Footed Vase With Lid

2. SWEETIE CANDY SCOOPS

Next, add scoops! Small, metal dry ingredient or coffee scoops work best (and look the cutest). Tuck them directly into the jars so they’re always there when you need them.

Sweetie Candy Scoop – Gold, Sweetie Candy Scoop – Silver

Our favourite part – mugs! Set out your favourites, and be sure to add in a few seasonal ones. Weddingstar carries a huge variety of high-quality enamel, ceramic, glass, and copper mugs. They feature designs such as wreath monograms, snowflakes, and holiday quotes, and you can add your families names, special dates, or initials to them, as well!

3. HOLIDAY PRINTED ENAMEL MUGS

Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Buffalo Plaid Initial, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Love Wreath Initial, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Holly Berry Frame

Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Warm & Cozy, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Christmas Truck

Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Sweater Weather, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – I Smell Snow

Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Knit Sweater Snowflake, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Blush Initial, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Winter Pines

Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Mrs, Personalized White Enamel Stainless Steel Coffee Mug – Mr

4. COPPER MUGS

Plain Copper Moscow Mule Drinking Mug, Personalized Copper Moscow Mule Drink Mug – Woodland Monogram Engraving

5. GLASS AND CERAMIC MUGS

Custom White Ceramic Coffee Mug – Hubby Print, Custom White Ceramic Coffee Mug – Wifey Print

Custom White Ceramic Coffee Mug – Classic Monogram Print, Custom White Ceramic Coffee Mug – Mrs. Print, Custom White Ceramic Coffee Mug – Mr. Print

Clear Glass Coffee Mugs – Personalized

Mason Jar Drinking Glasses 16oz.

Now here is where you can get extra creative. Garlands, ribbons, ornaments, tabletop objects, wall decor, signs, and more – follow your heart, or follow ours, as here are a few of our favourites from Weddingstar…

6. DECORATIVE DETAILS

Ruffled Fabric Ribbon Trim, Faux Eucalyptus Greenery Table Garland – Green – Set Of 2

7. CHALK SIGNS

Blackboard In Ornate Vintage Frame In Antique White

Small Vertical Standing Blackboard Sign With Aged Finish, Horizontal Standing Blackboard Sign With Aged Finish – Medium

Though not necessarily a ‘hot chocolate’ item, here’s a clever idea: add a blender and straws to your station, and you’ve created the option for ‘frozen hot chocolates’! Simply add ice along with your milk, and instead of marshmallows? Top with whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder!

8. PATTERNED PAPER STRAWS

75 Candy Striped Paper Straws

Birch Bark Print Paper Drinking Straw, Gold Foil Hearts Paper Drinking Straws

And now, for the finishing touch to your hot chocolate station: holiday theme foil-printed napkins, customized wth your family’s name. Side bonus – you can use any extras for your holiday parties and Christmas dinner!

9. HOLIDAY PRINTED NAPKINS

Personalized Foil Printed Paper Napkins – Winter Finery Snowflake, Personalized Foil Printed Paper Napkins – Bring On The Cheer, Personalized Foil Printed Paper Napkins – Oh What Fun!

What did you think of this tutorial? Will you be building your own hot chocolate station? Let us know in a comment below! We’d love to hear your thoughts.

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xo, Jamie

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