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Design Your Own Cup

From $38.00.

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Design your own cup & saucer set and put the perfect finishing touch to any table setting. At 2.75" (height) x 2.95" (diameter) it's a quaint size, in between an espresso coffee cup and regular mug. Coming complete with a plain white 5.5" ceramic saucer, you can make your own cup for a lasting impression.

  • Solid white ceramic cup & saucer
  • 2.75" x 2.95" cup (height x diameter)
  • 5.5" diameter plain white saucer
  • Beautiful long lasting print
  • Handmade. 2 year guarantee

About Your Cup & Saucer

    This classic cup & saucer is an elegant addition to your kitchenware. Printed with your unique designs, the cup really stands out against the plain white saucer that is left unprinted. Design your own cup using artwork, illustrations, typography, retro patterns or your own branding. We'd describe the size as somewhere between an espresso coffee cup and regular mug. Your customized cup may look dainty but it's made from solid white ceramic so is quite robust and durable. Make your own cup that comes complete with its own saucer and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee.

  • At a glance

    • White saucer included
    • Solid ceramic
    • Classic tea set
    • Handmade
    • 2 year guarantee
  • Cup & Saucer Sizes

    • Cup 2.75" x 2.95"
    • Sauce 5.5" diameter
    • 14.1 oz approx

How your Cup & Saucer is Made

Design your own cup and leave the rest to us. We expertly print your unique design onto the ceramic cup using a specialist digital printing technique. The inks fuse with the material creating a print that won't peel away or scratch off over time. We do not print the saucer, leaving it plain white so your printed cup stands out. The ceramic reflects the light nicely so there's a subtle shine, creating a gloss finish. Your saucer has an indent that the cup fits perfectly into, ensuring it can be carried safely without sliding around. 

Care Instructions

Please do not put in the dishwasher. Wash by hand to preserve the life of the print.

  • Hand Wash

Design Tips

Your design wraps around the body of the cup, covering the full height and ending close to the handle for a clean, elegant finish. If you have a small image, logo or monogram, we suggest scaling this down and placing it at the front of the cup instead of stretching it to fit the width. This could distort the image and ruin the quality. Landscape images naturally work best, however you can design your own cup in a variety of creative ways. For designs that have a large white background area, please ensure this is brilliant white and not an off-white to guarantee the best possible print. 

Design your own cup using vintage floral designs for an elegant addition to a brunch. The classic style also lends itself well to weddings, garden parties, and tea parties. If you host a lot of events, plan weddings or just enjoy a spot of tea in the sunshine, make your own cup & saucer sets to set the scene and create a unique experience. Monogram designs put a stylish spin on these traditional style cups, so make your own cup featuring quirky lettering or typography. 

How does this product enhance my...

  • Home

    Make your own cup using designs that complement your personal taste and style. If creating a coordinated home is important to you, then this is the perfect way to achieve the perfect ambiance. Keep your cups and saucers for special occasions, or include them into your everyday life for a little luxury.

  • Business

    Give conference rooms a makeover with branded cups and saucers that'll impress clients and colleagues alike. Design your own cup using your company's logo, or if you're launching a new campaign support it with promotional tea sets to give to customers. You could even include a tea bag with each set as an extra gesture.

  • Design Brand

    Sell your art in a unique way and design your own cup with saucer. Your paintings or drawings don't have to be limited to framed prints, so expand your horizons and have your pieces printed onto an elegant ceramic cup. The colors resist fading over time so you can assure customers that their cup and saucer will last a lifetime.

Frequently asked questions:

Can I print on the saucer too?

The ceramic saucer isn't printed, and we do this to create a strong design contrast. Your tea cup design stands out against the plain, white saucer.

What type of image work best?

Because your design wraps around the body of the cup, we suggest something that is landscape in orientation so your image isn't stretched.

How do I position my logo at the front in the center?

In the design interface, you'll have a rectangle to customize with your design, so position your motif in the center and always check the preview.

Browse Designer Tea Cups

Why not choose a designer tea cup and saucer, created by our #ContradoCreative artists? They're fun, original and unlike anything you'll see in normal retail high street stores.

Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

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    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-colored or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)


    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

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    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

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    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric, and sewn into finished products, which gives a better finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

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    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which Is close enough for most patterns, but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.

Delivery time & Costs.

At Contrado, we personally commit to our customer satisfaction with a wide product selection hand-made in our premises, a great quality, dedicated service as well as fast delivery

We're fast

  • Ready in 1 - 2 day(s).

We print and make everything in-house

  • Low shipping fees
  • Express shipping available

If you need peace of mind or are in a rush, use our tracked 1-2 working day delivery service (after manufacturing time)

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. Since 2003, we have printed and hand-made countless personalized products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

Here is how it works. We first hand-make your item on average within 1-3 days depending on the product manufacturing timeline and quantities. After production time, we ship your order so you can receive it very quickly, subject to the delivery type you select in your basket. You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.
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