Love coffee? You’ll surely love these easy and adorable DIY Coffee Mug Storage Ideas!
1. Rustic Coffee Shelf
This DIY rustic coffee shelf has efficiency written all over it! It is compact so that you can put it anywhere, from your garage to your work desk. And, it’s tiered structure keeps all your coffee essentials in one place, so you don’t have to move around much to have your morning cup of coffee!
2. From Drawers to Shelves
This series of solo mug racks hand-crafted from reclaimed wood not only lend a cozy feel to your kitchen but also allow coffee mugs to stand out and attract attention.
3. DIY Coffee Station
A creative way to liven up a dull wall, this DIY coffee station is super easy to assemble and exudes an elegant appeal that matches the sleek line of electric appliances arranged in your kitchen cabinets. Plus, it also diverts the focus from that unsightly trash can lying in the entrance.
4. Carryall Coffee Mug Shelf
Too lazy to indulge in a full-blown DIY project? Consider recycling that old carryall into an instant shelf for your precious coffee mugs. And don’t bother to slather with fresh paint as the chipped look will add a rustic appeal to your kitchen!
5. Organized Coffee Cabinet
We understand that utilizing an entire cabinet for coffee is probably not the smartest storage idea, but hey let’s face it- having a functional before and after with a wee bit of de-cluttering, paint and clever storage feel fantastic! See more on it here.
6. Vintage Shutter Mug Rack
Don’t wait till fall to give your mug rack a makeover. Instead, use a worn-out shutter block as a holder for mounting the mugs neatly. The advantage of using shutters is that they are easy to customize and can go from shabby chic to snazzy with a single swap of paint. Here’s the DIY.
7. DIY Mug Wall
Ditch traditional shelving and racks for a more creative option- this mug wall. Besides being an ingenious way to display your coffee cup collection as well, it is perfect for someone with a small kitchen.
8. Coffee Mug Tree
How many times have you fumbled through coffee cups in your cabinet with sleepy eyes and ended up breaking one or two? Well, not anymore because this easy-to-assemble holder keeps your mugs handy for those groggy mornings, and even injects warmth to your kitchen countertop.
9. DIY pallet coffee mug holder
Using wooden pallets, this DIY coffee mug holder is the ideal combo of practicality and beauty. After all, who would think of flattened steel spoons as a holder for hanging up the mugs? The unique design gives you the chance to customize by adding quotes, coffee-related jokes, or even adorn with a strip of colorful fabric for the ultimate appeal.
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10. Linear Coffee Mug Display
This sleek and functional coffee mug display can rival even the priciest ones at the store. It is complete with dark-colored rods and hooks for a modish appeal. All in all, the perfect example of kitchen storage that doubles up as decor.
11. Pegboard Organization
The best thing about using pegboards for organization is that you can modify the holder whenever you feel the look begins to get boring. You can hang the mugs in a straight row, or update it for a more chic style. Adding a pop of color in the backdrop will lend a professional-touch to your hand-made breakfast nook. Check out the DIY here.
12. Cabinet Door-cum-Coffee Mug Rack
Here’s another storage option for space-constrained apartments! A sturdy cabinet door forms the perfect support to hang your favorite coffee mugs for easy access and compact storage. Customize with the first letter of your name or embellish for a fancier finish.
13. Cabinet Hooks
This open shelving idea organizes your coffee mugs in a fuss-free fashion and gives you easy access for those times when you are at your clumsiest best. The brass hooks add a vintage touch and lend contrast to the colorful layout of the backdrop.
14. On the Side
If you lack the space to install a new cabinet, consider utilizing the sides of existing ones for displaying your favorite mugs. This idea is a cute way to showcase your coffee mug obsession! Plus, it adds more room to your cabinets and even gives you the chance to personalize according to your moods.
15. DIY House-shaped shelf
Modernize your kitchen with this symmetrical grid-style shelf that displays your coffee mugs in the cubbies and livens up dull space with its whimsical design. It’s also a nice way to showcase your kids’ hand-painted coffee mugs for the guests to see.
16. Vertical Storage
Horizontal coffee mug racks are too mainstream, don’t you think? Give yours a quirky twist with this vertical rack design that will eliminate clutter and even add height to a low-rise kitchen, thereby making it look roomier than ever.
17. DIY Coffee Station
Are you guilty of a messy kitchen cabinet? Don’t worry; you are not alone! This free-standing shelf helps you add extra cabinetry space so that you can keep your choicest beans, mix-ins, syrups and of course your coffee mugs all within an arm’s reach.
18. DIY K-Cup Holder
This adorable cup holder requires a few Dollar store items, spray paint and cups to assemble, and holds up well to the weighty mugs. And of course, it also keeps your kitchen organized, so you don’t have to stash those brittle cups all over.
19. Wooden Coffee Rack with Wine Corks
Another of the numerous wood pallet projects, this coffee rack comes with enough space to hold your mugs, coffee bags, filters, and other essentials. Hack, it even fits your Aeropress well and holds up the larger mugs that need more space. The wine corks heighten the rustic charm, and the go-to design makes it easier to prepare coffee.
20. DIY Pallet Coffee Cup Holder
This quaint coffee cup holder seems like a low-cost replica of the store-bought ones. It adds an understated charm to your decor and encloses ample space to accommodate all your choicest coffee cups. And the best part, is you don’t need a whole lot of woodworking skills or time to make it. A win-win all the way! See the DIY tutorial here.
21. “But First, Coffee” DIY Wooden Sign
If you are among those who swear by a cup of steaming coffee to get by the day, then this DIY mug holder project is tailor-made for you! Its small size means you can tuck it above the counterpart without removing cabinets, and the dark walnut color stain is sure to last more than any of your costly kitchen appliances.
22. Color-Coded Coffee Mug Holder
Uniformity is so out of fashion, don’t you think? This DIY idea shows you how to experiment with an asymmetrical pattern of pastel-colored wooden planks to create a standout holder.
23. Mug Rack
Few things are more creative than this hand-crafted holder shaped in the form of a cup! Besides having enough room for your overflowing collection of mugs, it lends a breezy yet professional feel to your kitchen, making it look like the Starbucks across the street. Here’s the video tutorial.
24. Woody’s Mug Rack
You don’t have to toss out coffee mugs to de-clutter your cupboard. Take a cue from this artisan’s video here and make a quaint mug rack that flaunts your love for coffee in style! The scarecrow cut out is optional, and you could always swap it with the character of your choice.
25. DIY Multi-Chambered Mug Rack
If you love to collect coffee mugs, this DIY idea is for you! Instead of buying a metal shelving unit, make a wooden one with lots of cubbies to install a nice coffee nook in your kitchen.
26. Functional Corner Shelves for Extra Space
You can’t talk about space-saving storage solutions and not mention corner shelves. That’s hidden space screaming to be used, and it’s especially suitable for people who have just a few coffee mugs to boast. DIY here.
27. DIY Coffee Cup Display Rack
Have you been eyeing those metal wall mount racks for a while now but don’t quite like the $100 price tag? If yes, then you’re in luck because this DIY project helps you create a money-saving solution that takes your coffee organization to the whole new level! Only thing is its wood, not metal but anyway, it serves the purpose and beautifully too!
28. Uniform Coffee Nook
Take a cue from this ingenious DIY to embrace open shelving and use spare walls to create a practical coffee corner that negates the need to search for your favorite mug on a lazy Monday. The savvy and strong rails and hooks hold just fine and keep your mugs from cracking at the slightest behest.
29. DIY Tree Mug Stand
You would have to be a true coffee addict to make something this large to store all your mugs. Easy to work out, this natural looking storage solution is a refreshing change from those unattractive pegged stands that are most likely gracing your neighbors’ homes as well.
30. Under Cabinet Coffee Mug Rack
Is your coffee mug collection threatening to take over your cabinet space? Then take a cue from this ideas and hang them on under-belly hooks instead. What makes this look particularly fetching is the combination of brass hooks and brightly colored mugs, though you can go for all-white too for an elegant appeal.
31. Wire Spool Mug Rack
If your coffee paraphernalia is starting to occupy your kitchen counter top, it’s time you condense all the coffee-making essentials into a mini coffee station that takes little room, and even give you a chance to hide any unsightly coffee mugs from the frontal view. More on it here.
32. Chalkboard Backdrop
Why spend money at the Barista station when you can lounge in your private coffee bar at home! This mug organization idea serves a dual purpose: It showcases your fab collection of mugs and frees up valuable cabinet space for storing kitchen essentials.
33. Upcycled Wall-hanger
Trust me, this DIY project is less complicated than you think. Just a few snips of planks here and there, and you have a rustic heart made from reclaimed wood. And don’t forget to install some hooks in a layered format to hang up your mugs later. Now that’s what we call upcycled innovation!
34. Wall Niche
If the first thing you want in the morning is coffee, then you surely have a thing for coffee mugs as well. Instead of shoving them inside the cabinet where they are likely to break by friction, consider allotting a permanent space for your mug collection. This DIY shows you how to turn a shallow alcove into display shelves for practical storage.
35. Floating Shelves
A unique way to utilize vertical space is to install floating shelves. You can place them wherever you want in your kitchen and even show off different mugs on each to build a cohesive pattern that does justice to a blank wall.