It’s that time of year again….moustache season, aka “Movember”, the time of year when men all over the world join forces to grow gentlemanly facial hair in support of raising awareness of men’s health issues.
For those that don’t know, the Movember Foundation is the leading global organization committed to changing the face of men’s health. The Movember community has raised $559 million to date and funded over 800 programs in 21 countries. This work is saving and improving the lives of men affected by prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems.
The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during the month of Novmeber to spark conversation and raise vital funds for its men’s health programs. To date, millions of moustaches have been grown worldwide. Guys take action by signing up, shaving down their face on November 1, and growing a moustache for the month. They grow and groom their new moustache, asking friends and family to donate to their efforts.
Participants, with their new moustaches, become walking, talking billboards, and like a run or walk for charity they use their hairy ribbon to spark conversations around the often ignored issue of men’s health and seek to raise funds to support the work of the Movember Foundation. It is a very fun way for people around the world to get involved and raise awareness about very important health issues facing men around the globe.
We wanted to show our support for the Movember movement by creating a fun project involving moustaches. For our most recent project, we decided to make DIY coasters that showcased some of our favorite moustache looks.
We used 4×4 inch tiles and designed 4 unique rubber stamps to make our coasters, and they turned out pretty awesome! All of the moustache stamps we made are available for purchase on RubberStamps.com, and there are many things you can make with these rubber stamps. We think our coasters will make great gifts while also spreading the word about men’s health issues. I moustache you, what do you think of our homemade coasters? Please share your comments below and happy Movember!