Easy Mug Makeover With… Tissue Paper?!

Tissue Paper Mugs
You read that right – tissue paper mug makeover. We love this idea! The possibilities are nearly endless. You could go with a fun geometrical design, or customize with names, anniversary dates, birth dates, flowers, hearts… whatever you can think of! The key to this craft is to use dishwasher safe Mod Podge as both the adhesive and the sealant. You’re probably thinking it’s too good to be true. We were skeptical as well. But as you can see from the tutorial below, it really was as easy as it sounds!

These mugs would be a great gift to make with kids! Block out the afternoon and make some handmade mugs for everyone in the family.


– White ceramic mugs

– Assorted tissue paper

– Dishwasher safe Mod Podge

– Scissors

– Foam brush


Cut out tissue paper shapes

Paint a layer of Mod Podge on mug

Gently add tissue paper, careful not to stretch too far, as tissue will tear or crumble

Paint another layer of Mod Podge over entire mug

Let dry

Enjoy your new mugs!

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