DIY Painted Flower Mug Vase

INSIDE : Create a colorful DIY Painted Flower Mug Vase to hold your next bouquet of flowers! A simple craft that makes your flowers stand out from the rest.

Rose Flower Mug Vase

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This post is updated from it’s original February 2018 publish date.

This Valentine’s day I am so excited to enjoy some fresh peachy coral yellow roses in a fun abstract DIY Flower Mug Vase that I have made!

There is nothing wrong with stepping outside of the box once in a while… and creating a fun painted mug to use as a flower vase is a great unique gift idea.

Looking for more amazing Valentine’s Day projects?  You’ll love these fun ideas.

Colorful DIY Rose Flower Mug Vase
Make a colorful and simple DIY Rose Flower Mug Vase, Delineate Your Dwelling

What supplies do I need to make a DIY Flower Mug Vase for Valentine’s Day?

Acrylic Paint
Painter’s Tape
Paint Brush
Mug

Flower Mug supplies

How do I make a colorful Mug Vase for flowers?

To start this project, tape off the top and bottom of your mug with painter’s tape.

Flower Mug step 1
Using shades of orange, coral and pink start to create different sizes of dashes and dots.

Flower Mug step 2
I continued to add more paint to fill out the mug.

Next, I used thin painter’s tape to create a pattern along the mug’s handle.

Flower Mug step 4
After removing the tape, a colorful DIY Mug Vase was left!

Flower Mug step 5

How to arrange flowers in a coffee mug

I adore using monochrome colors in my flower arrangements.  For this little flower bouquet in a mug, I used a beautiful pink / peach colored rose, along with a few simple eucalyptus pieces.

Using seeded eucalyptus is my favorite.  I love the slender leaves and the seeds that come along with it on the branches.

Start by placing the eucalyptus in the coffee mug first and allow it to drape out a bit.  Then trim your roses down so that the buds are just barely higher the top of your mug.  This creates a gorgeous dramatic look!

Make a colorful and simple DIY Rose Flower Mug Vase, Delineate Your Dwelling
I love that the colors of the mug vase tie into the colors of the roses.  And there is nothing more lovely than the smell of fresh flowers in your home!

DIY Rose Flower Mug Vase

DIY Painted Flower Mug Vase

Yield: 1 Vase
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $15

Create a colorful DIY Painted Flower Mug Vase to hold your next bouquet of flowers! A simple craft that makes your flowers stand out from the rest.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Start by taping off the top and bottom of your mug with painter’s tape.
  2. Then, using shades of orange, coral and pink start to paint different sizes of colorful dashes and dots.
  3. Add more designs to fill out the mug.
  4. Next, using the thin painter’s tape, create a dashed pattern along the mug’s handle.
  5. After removing the tape, you have a colorful DIY Mug Vase to enjoy.

Flower Mug Vase
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