A mug of fresh brew isn’t the only way to beat the Monday blues. These fun and inventive uses for coffee (and all its accessories) will help put some pep in your step in unexpected ways. Who knew you could use coffee to decorate, bathe and even accessorize? Check out these 11 unusually creative DIY coffee crafts and brew up some fun.
Waking up to a coffee-scented shower might be just as good as a mug of the real deal. All you need are coffee grinds, sugar, vanilla and oil. Added bonus: apparently coffee helps reduce the appearance of cellulite!
Give your guests a party favor that will revive them the morning after. Fill little muslin bags with coffee beans and include a tiny wooden spoon for stirring.
Drinking caffeine isn’t the only way to get rid of those baggy eyes. Make all-natural under eye coffee cream with this shea butter and olive oil recipe to revive yourself in the morning.
Addicted to the smell of fresh brew? Here’s a way to enjoy it all day long. Create a cozy, scented candle with coffee grinds, nutmeg and a touch of cinnamon. Light it up to wake up.
Enjoy coffee in and outside of your mug with this super easy DIY that I created. Just cover a plane coaster or trivet with coffee beans using a hot glue gun to create a bit of decor. It looks pretty and smells delicious.
Check out this recipe for a combination of all that’s good: coffee, chocolate and cleanliness. You’ll get an eye-opener every time you wash your hands.
Use coffee filters to create lovely floral arrangements and dye them using food coloring. This table decor is inexpensive and will last a whole lot longer than the real thing.
Light up your next outdoor soiree with these whimsical coffee can lanterns. Have fun coming up with your own punched patterns to match a party theme or your outdoor decor.
Turns out they’re not only useful for adding cream and sugar. Wooden coffee stirrers can be turned into a stylish geometric necklace, as shown in this tutorial.
There’s no such thing as too much coffee, and with these projects you can enjoy it in a wide range of ways!
Before you shop: Use up any extra beans, grinds or accessories you happen to have to start brewing up creative DIY coffee crafts. Check out our other craft ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
Pippa is a quilt maker and designer with a fondness for bold geometric designs and bright, colorful solid fabrics. This extends to the broader DIY realm and crafty endeavors of all sorts, particularly in home decor.
She lives and works in Boston with her husband, twin sons and tiny teacup poodle. She blogs at Pippa Quilts and sells her quilts online on Etsy.