Storage & Organization
12 Handy DIY Mug Tree and Display Ideas
Coffee mugs can be difficult to store since they are awkwardly shaped and take up a lot of space. Plus, if you collect mugs, it’s nice to be able to display them. Here are 12 handy DIY mug tree and display ideas.
Looking for a woodworking project? Use this mug tree as inspiration. Shelves cut at various lengths provide mug storage that will likely become a conversation piece in your kitchen.
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For this simple design, grab some scrap wood (an old pallet would work) and add some hooks. Then hang on the wall to display your mugs.
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Coffee Message Board
Try this DIY idea: Grab some scrap wood, stain it, then paint a message on it. Add some hooks and hang on the wall near your coffee pot.
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Pegboard can bring order to even the most unorganized and cluttered space. Try hanging some pegboard in your kitchen, and then add hooks to hang your favorite mugs.
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Scrap Wood Tree
Here’s another take on a mug tree using scrap wood. It uses three pieces of scrap wood with hooks to hang mugs. Use a fourth piece of wood to paint a fun message to display on top.
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If you have some open wall space in your kitchen, try adding several hooks to hang mugs and keep the space organized. Just be sure the hooks can hold the weight of the mug. If you change your mind, here’s how to patch holes in drywall.
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Mug Display Shelves
Here’s another way to get that open shelving look in your kitchen. This DIYer made a shelf unit to store dozens of mugs in one place. When displayed like this, the mug collection becomes an art piece!
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