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Dishwasher-Safe Photo Coffee Mug

Americana® Decou-Page™

Dishwasher-Safe Photo Coffee Mug
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Dishwasher-Safe Photo Coffee Mug

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Personalize a coffee mug by decoupaging family photos on one with Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Pageā„¢.

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Learn more about Americana® Decou-Page™.


Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page (DS132)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • white ceramic mug
  • assorted scrapbook paper (color of choice)
  • photos (3 of choice; printed on laser paper)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Clean the coffee mug with rubbing alcohol on a paper towel and let it dry completely.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Print off three favorite family photos on an laser jet printer. Use scissors to cut them out.
    Step 1 Example
  3. 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.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page to coat the front of the mug.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Place down the first scrapbook paper and brush more Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page on top.
    Step 4 Example
  6. 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.
    Step 5 Example
  7. 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.)
    Step 6 Example
  8. Follow the label instructions, and you will have a dishwasher-safe mug.