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4 Cool Ways to Decorate Your Coffee Mugs

Get crafty and work on these fun ideas


Nothing beats waking up to freshly brewed coffee. Whether you love drinking coffee, tea, or hot chocolate—we're sure that you have a special mug at home that you love to use. If you have time to spare, you may want to spruce up your favorite mug using materials that are available at home.

Here are four easy ideas that you can work on:

Main photos from: Made To Be Momma and Etsy

Add fancy details

If you are fond of sparkly things and pieces, you can cover the bottom part of your mug with glitters! Use a strong glue and dip the mug in a bowl of your chosen color. Complete the project using colorful markers. 

Photo from Etsy

Work with nail polish

Prepare a bowl of hot water and add one to two drops of your chosen nail polish. Use the mixture to paint your mug.

Photo from DIY Candy

Experiment with paint

Your chosen paint color can help transform your plain mug into a chic piece. Choose pastel shades and use it to draw patterns and shapes. Your finished projects can even serve as decor in the kitchen when you display it on a shelf.

Photo from Made To Be Momma

Use your Sharpie permanent markers

Bring out your favorite markers and use it doodle and write on your mug. You can even showcase your calligraphy skills! Write your favorite song lyric or even your favorite quotes from movies and books.

READ: Reduce Stress with these 5 Calligraphy Books

Photo from Pine Gate Road

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