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DIY Confetti Mug

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This DIY confetti mug is easy and adds a pop of color to your otherwise drab morning!

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Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

I don’t know about you guys but I need at least 2 cups of coffee in the morning to actually move my butt. Like big cups. Like biggest setting on the Keurig big. Before that I look and feel like something that just stepped out of the Walking Dead… and not one of the good guys. As a result I am always looking for a fun large coffee mug to bring at least a little morning happiness to my otherwise horror show of a morning. Especially those early wakeup calls! 5 am is not my friend!!! Okay, so this project is basically an attempt to make my mornings less of a scary TV show and more of a… well… a “good” morning. See how to use tissue paper to transform plain large coffee mugs with a confetti design – a simple DIY!

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

Confetti Mug

Supplies Needed:
Large coffee mugs
Tissue paper confetti – I found mine at Target
Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge
Foam brush

Time: 30 minutes + Dry time
Cost: $10 or less – Depending on what you have on hand
Morning Happiness: at least 3 smiles

Want to make more mugs! Check out these watercolor mugs or this Dark Side Star Wars mug
Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

To create your confetti mug, start by cleaning your large coffee mug with rubbing alcohol. Once it’s dry, add a thin layer of dishwasher safe mod podge to a small area of the mug.

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

Next, layer the confetti on to the mod podge. You can overlap to create really cool effects. Sometimes the confetti can stick together so be sure to separate as much as possible or else you’re going to get a really thick stack and it won’t cover correctly.

Continue adding modpodge and confetti to the large coffee mug in small sections until you’re happy with the look of the mug. Allow to dry.

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

Once the confetti and mod podge are dry you’re going to add a thin layer of mod podge to the entire cup. You may need to dab it in a few sections to keep the confetti from coming up if it’s not completely secure. Apply at least 2 layers (3 is best), allowing the cup to dry in between.

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

Let it cure for 48 hours and you’re ready face the day with your very own DIY Confetti mug!

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

Super cute, right? If you love confetti as much as I do, then don’t forget to pin this to your spring crafts board!

Looking for a fun spring craft project? This confetti mug is easy and adds color to your morning! | DIY Confetti Mug | Tissue paper confetti | Mod podge crafts | DIY Latte Mug - Do It Your Freaking Self

22 Comments

  1. Super cute! It would make my early morning coffees a little more cheerful!! Visiting from Snickerdoodle Sundays party.

  2. Confetti in the morning is always a good look!
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  3. So bright and colourful and a great gift idea. Thanks for sharing with us at #OvertheMoon link party. I’ve pinned and shared.
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  4. I love, love, love this! I haven’t even made one yet and I’ve already smiled 3+ times! Thanks so much for the awesome idea. I am definitely going to be picking up some of that Mod Podge (I had no idea that was a thing).
    Marie recently posted…8 Tips for Dealing with DepressionMy Profile

  5. This is adorable! I love cute coffee mugs & this one I can make myself!

  6. It turned out so cute — love the color of confetti!

  7. That’s so cute, love it! Thanks for sharing this at the DI & DI Link Party, we loved having you.

    Have a great day!

  8. I love it. I get your idea!
    Macy

  9. This is super cute! Thanks for sharing, I found you on the Totally Terrific Tuesday link party!

  10. Very cute! This would make a great gift!
    #SITSBlogging

  11. Love this, it’s so cute. This post is being featured at the new Merry Monday party! Thanks for sharing with us.
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  12. This is such a FUN project idea, so bright and happy! You’re included in this week’s Monday Funday features, thank you for sharing! <3

  13. So cute!! I never thought to use tissue paper on a mug. Great way to up your creativity.

    Thanks for sharing at #bloggerspotlight

  14. I wanted you to know that I featured this project on the Create Link INspire party that you linked up to. It’s such a great DIY. It’s so fun! Thanks for including it.

  15. I like this mug. Looks like it could be done for special color themes, i.e. in greens for St. Patty’s Day or reds and pinks for Valentine’s Day.
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