Arctic Joe

Arctic Joe

What You'll Need:

16 oz. Mug with Round Cap
Plaid Fabric Trapper Hat
1” Furniture Button
White Acrylic Paint
25mm Google Eyes
Aleene’s Glitter Snow
Black Sharpie Paint Marker
Mod Podge
Tinsel Glitter

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make an Arctic Joe Mug


You will use this cute DIY cup all winter! Sip your favorite drinks in style with this whimsical decorated mug. Simply add some snowy sparkle, a charming hat and a smiling face to create the perfect favor, hostess gift or a wintertime treat for yourself.

  • 1 Take mug apart

    Take the mug apart and divide into 3 pieces.

  • 2 Apply Mod Podge

    Mod Podge the inner sides of the outer piece and sprinkle with tinsel glitter. Let the Mod Podge dry completely.

  • 3 Secure the liner

    Attach the liner back inside the outer piece using E6000.

  • 4 Attach the hat

    Cut a slit in the top of the hat and use E6000 to attach the hat to the dome, making sure the slit lines up with the straw opening.

  • 5 Paint the furniture button

    Paint the furniture button white. Allow it to dry.

  • 6 Attach the furniture button

    Use E6000 to attach the furniture button to the side of the mug as a nose.

  • 7 Glue on eyes

    Glue the eyes above the nose.

  • 8 Draw a mouth

    Draw a mouth using the paint marker.

  • 9 Apply snow

    Apply snow to the nose.