Dishwasher-Safe Photo Coffee Mug

Dishwasher-Safe Photo Coffee Mug

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 4th 2016

Personalize a coffee mug by decoupaging family photos on one with Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page™.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • white ceramic mug
    • assorted scrapbook paper
    • photos



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Clean the coffee mug with rubbing alcohol on a paper towel and let it dry completely.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Print off three favorite family photos on an laser jet printer. Use scissors to cut them out.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Find three scrapbook papers that you like and trace a border to go around each photo using a pencil. Use scissors to cut them out.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page to coat the front of the mug.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Place down the first scrapbook paper and brush more Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page on top.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. While the scrapbook paper is still wet, add the photo on top, then brush more Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page on top to seal the photo.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Repeat steps 4-6 until you have all three photos and backgrounds on the mug. (It is ok if they are layered; that is what Decou-Page is for.)
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Follow the label instructions, and you will have a dishwasher-safe mug.