18 DIY Mug Racks And Shelves For Your Kitchen



18 DIY Mug Racks And Shelves For Your Kitchen

There’s no kitchen without lots of mugs, and some of us even have tea and coffee stations. Storing cups so that they didn’t take much space is easy: all you need is a proper mug rack or shelf depending on how much space you have. Such shelves can be attached to the wall or a cabinet side, you can make various mug trees, holders and rack with additional storage for cream, sugar and candies – thes eare whole drink stations! Want to make one? I have a whole bunch of cool DIY mug shelves and racks for you, for any taste and space – choose your tutorial and go ahead!

Here’s a simple yet cute way to display your coffee mug obsession (if you have one) and to give your cabinets a little more room. It’s not just functional, but it looks really cool too – it’s painted in a very soft pastel shade, and there are flowers stenciled, though you can change the stencil.

DIY wall coffee mug holder (via pennywisecook.com)

DIY wall coffee mug holder (via pennywisecook.com)

These DIY display shelves were custom made to show off a whimsical mug collection. The simple shelves fit snugly inside of an existing alcove. This is a permanent mug space for those of you who have a lot of mugs, and you can even turn it into a coffee station using the lower shelves for coffee, tea and sweets.

DIY mug collection display shelf (via www.happinessishomemade.net)

DIY mug collection display shelf (via www.happinessishomemade.net)

This DIY pallet coffee mug holder comes with twisted old metal spoon hooks and is really friendly to your wallet! Using modge podge some printed paper or canvas pieces have been mounted on the wood to create beautiful effects and charming visual of the mug holders! Personalization of these coffee mug organizers can be done in countless different ways by using paint, printed papers, customizing the hooks and writing some quotes about coffee and also by tagging some coffee related symbols!

DIY pallet mug holder with spoon hooks (via www.99pallets.com)

DIY pallet mug holder with spoon hooks (via www.99pallets.com)

This pretty house mug shelf is very easy to make – the hardest part will be waiting for paint to dry. It’s modernized a bit with a symmetrical grid-style and sleek black paint, but you can go for any other color that fits in perfectly with the rest of your kitchen decor!

DIY house shaped mug shelf (via abeautifulmess.com)

DIY house shaped mug shelf (via abeautifulmess.com)

An old wooden spool is a perfect base for making a whole drink station – coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Even if you can’t find a small cable spool like this one, this would still be a super easy project to assemble with 2 wood rounds, and a fat wooden spindle. The piece is very comfy in using and you’ll enjoy having drinks here!

DIY repurposed cable spool coffee station (via www.myrepurposedlife.com)

DIY repurposed cable spool coffee station (via www.myrepurposedlife.com)

Make a reclaimed wood heart mug holder! Such a cut and romantic idea to try! This heart is not hard to make. Just a bit fiddly cutting the pieces just so. But no worries… it’s totally do-able if you have a decent jig saw handy. And then all you need to do is to attach some hooks for your mugs. Read how to realize the whole project in the source.

DIY reclaimed wood mug holder (via www.funkyjunkinteriors.net)

DIY reclaimed wood mug holder (via www.funkyjunkinteriors.net)

A wooden thread rack can be easily turned into a very comfy mug rack. The piece was painted black and attached to a chalkboard, and then some mugs were hung. You can actually add any other decor – fresh greenery, bows, hangings and other items you like.

DIY chalkboard mug rack (via cottageatthecrossroads.com)

DIY chalkboard mug rack (via cottageatthecrossroads.com)

Pallets are an endless source of materials for various home crafts. This pallet was turned into a holder for all of the coffee cups! This was actually a pretty easy project! The pallet shelf is stenciled but you can also use various paints and other decor for a cooler look.

DIY pallet mug rack (via www.onelittlebirdblog.com)

DIY pallet mug rack (via www.onelittlebirdblog.com)

If you don’t have much space, a hanging mug shelf is the best idea. This one was made using metal rails and hooks and it accommodates a lot of cups and metal crates with cream, sugar, marshmallows, candies and other stuff. What a great idea to save the space and accommodate all your mugs.

DIY wall mug shelving (via afarmhousereborn.com)

DIY wall mug shelving (via afarmhousereborn.com)

This rustic mug display is ideal for a farmhouse kitchen. It’s made of wooden planks stained in a rich tone – you can change for another shade if you want. The rustic piece looks very elegant and chic, and the great thing about this display is that it is totally customizable! You can built it larger or smaller depending on your space!

DIY rustic coffee mug display (via www.shanty-2-chic.com)

DIY rustic coffee mug display (via www.shanty-2-chic.com)

This cool mug shelf resembles of those from the previous part but it’s painted white to give it a soft shabby chic feel, besides it’s larger. Use any paint color you like and accommodate all your mugs on one display!

DIY shabby chic coffee mug rack (via www.mynewestaddiction.com)

DIY shabby chic coffee mug rack (via www.mynewestaddiction.com)

This cute coffee mug rack is a nice piece for any rustic kitchen. This is a wooden shelf that features a mug display and some space for cream and sugar – what an ideal option for creating a small coffee station! Of course, you can make it much bigger if your kitchen allows.

DIY mug rack storage (via www.inspirationalmomma.com)

DIY mug rack storage (via www.inspirationalmomma.com)

A pegboard is one of the best things to organize and store. This tutorial will tell you how to make a pegboard storage for mugs – a colorful and pretty one. Then, hang on the wall, and this way you have room to hang the hooks in the peg holes, insert hooks wherever you like and hang your favorite mugs!

DIY pegboard mug storage (via www.thecleverbunny.com)

DIY pegboard mug storage (via www.thecleverbunny.com)

To remove fumbling in the cabinets from your morning routine, corral (and display) your favorite cups at your coffee bar using a DIY mug rack. Easily assembled with dowels and a concrete base, this modern mug tree injects warmth into your kitchen, breakfast nook, or drink station—all before your java begins brewing.

DIY coffee mug tree (via www.bobvila.com)

DIY coffee mug tree (via www.bobvila.com)

This creative mug holder is perfect for small spaces, and it’s made only of some wood and metal hooks. The wood is painted black and so are hooks – but you can go for any color you like or leave the piece as it is for a rustic feel. Enjoy the tutorial, there’s also a video to make it easier!

DIY rustic black mug holder (via www.shanty-2-chic.com)

DIY rustic black mug holder (via www.shanty-2-chic.com)

Make a coffee mug holder wall hanging! This wall hanging is super easy to make and only requires a few materials. With that being said, the main material used in this project is a wooden tray. Using a wooden tray may seem a bit unusual, however, it’s the perfect base to display and store all your special coffee mugs.

DIY colorful wall coffee mug holder (via www.homedit.com)

DIY colorful wall coffee mug holder (via www.homedit.com)

Why not build a little mug tree / mug stand / mug rack to hang the mugs on so they are always within reach? Make this cute mug holder easily done of scrap wood bits, and if you plan on painting it, you can easily mix woods and no one will be the wiser.

DIY mug stand (via 100things2do.ca)

DIY mug stand (via 100things2do.ca)

This is a great way to display cups above a bar or coffee bar. It can be made by anyone, it’s a simple rack of a wooden plank and some hooks but I like the way it’s personalized: it’s painted with a stripe and looks cool. Read how to make it in the source.

DIY easy painted mug rack  (via www.diydanielle.com)

DIY easy painted mug rack (via www.diydanielle.com)

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