Any other coffee drinkers out there? Basically, if you don’t know what to get me for a gift, a mug is the perfect thing. And even better if it’s handmade. But mugs aren’t just a great gift for me – they are a great gift for a lot of occasions: hostess gifts, Father’s Day . . . any holiday, really. Not to mention it’s relatively cheap to decorate them and it goes quickly. So if all of these things sound good to you, check out these 10 ways to decorate mugs. Is there a DIY mug in your future? There certainly is in mine! If you are ready to decorate mugs, scroll down to see all of the ideas.
Use porcelain chalkboard paint to create a mug that you can write messages directly on.
You don’t need to have a lot of crafting skills to add a festive touch to these mugs.
For your text loving friends, these emoticon mugs are easily created with stencils and paint.
Revamp a 99 cent store mug with the Sharpie design of your choice – this triangle pattern is fantastic.
For a fun, hand painted look, apply porcelain paints to a mug straight out of the bottle.
Add mustaches with paint pens – then enjoy when someone takes a drink.
What I love about this mug is that Christine made it with just two colors of paint.
Get the instructions at Christine and Co.
Use adhesive alphabet stencils and bright colors of paint to add cute messages to mugs.
Use porcelain friendly pens to write your favorite quotes – try both printing and cursive!
This idea doesn’t get much simpler – dip your mugs in your favorite colors of paint.