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DIY Photo Mug for Mom

Make a DIY photo mug for Mom using her favorite picture and Mod Podge Photo Transfer!

At a Glance:

#6324 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz. - CS15059

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Photo Transfer Medium, 8 oz. - CS15067

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Medium flat paintbrush, White ceramic mug, Rubbing alcohol


  1. Wash and dry mug with soap and water.
  2. Wipe down mug with Rubbing Alcohol and let dry.
  3. Create a decal for your photo following these basic directions:
    1. Make photocopy of desired photograph in desired size.
    2. Trip photo to desired size. 
    3. Brush Medium onto image side of copy. Apply a very thick coat, about 1/8" thick.
    4. Place the paper image-side down on the craft mat and press lightly to flatten out photo. Do not apply so much pressure as to remove medium from under the paper.  Let dry.
    5. Using a damp sponge, remove paper from dry photo decal.
  4. Apply Mod Podge Dishwasher-Safe Medium to back of photo decal. 
  5. Adhere to mug, making sure there are no bubbles under decal. 
  6. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge over decal on the mug.
    • NOTE: Make sure to apply Mod Podge at least ¾" below the rim of the cup. 
  7. Let mug dry for 24 hours.
  8. Allow mug to cure for 21 days before using in dishwasher.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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