June 1, 2014

Father's Day Sharpie Mugs

Father's Day Gift

Hello, friends! I hope you've had a wonderful weekend! Zack and I are still cranking it on the Northwest, on a big introductory trip for Weatherwood. While I'm away, I wanted to share this cute little craft! You can personalize and customize mugs with Sharpies, making them a great choice for a sentimental Father's Day gift.

If you're making your own sharpie mugs, you'll only need two things to get started:
Sharpie Oil Based Paint Marker- Fine Point + Coffee Mug of your choice. Make sure you get the right type of Sharpie, or else you will have a terrible smeary mess, trust me!

Next, use your "skills" to to create a sharpie masterpiece! I hand drew my mugs, but you could create stencils using your cricut or silhoutte. Another option, you could use an Exacto knife to cut a stencil from contact paper, like I did in this DIY art piece here. That way your lines will be crisp and straight, and allowing you to do more creative designs, while still turning out a mug masterpiece not a DIY fail!

Finally, you need to bake your mugs for 30 min at 350 degrees to create a long-lasting design.

 That's all there is to it. You still have two weeks to DIY your Dad something special. 

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