Monday Made It

So I decided to try my hand at the Sharpie mugs for my Monday Made It project.  I was doing some research since I knew some methods didn’t work as well as others and I’m here to report what I found.  

First: Gather supplies

  • cheap mug (cheaper the better)
  • Sharpies or permanent markers – I used the ones above
  • acrylic spray – Hobby Lobby has it.  I use mine for tons of things!
1.  Decide on a design.  I used stickers to create mine. 
2. Use Sharpies (oil based specials ones if you have them!)  to create. 
3. Put in cold oven.  Turn oven on to 425. when it reaches that temperature set a timer for 30 min.  Turn off but leave mug in.  
4.  When mug is completed cool use a thin coat of spray to seal it.  
*I’m sure this isn’t perfect but it doesn’t come off when I scrub or wash. I DO NOT plan on putting my mugs in dishwasher!
Check out the ones I made below! So easy and Super Cute!!

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  1. Amanda on July 1, 2013 at 3:09 pm

    Aw those turned out super cute! I have so many plain coffee cups laying around the house too!

    Amanda
    Reaching for the TOP!

  2. Sara Soucy on July 1, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    I really like these! They seem so easy to make and they came out great!

    Sara 🙂
    Smiling In Second Grade

  3. Lana on July 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Those are super cute! They would be a cute gift idea!

  4. Brandi on July 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Super cute! I agree with Lana, they would make great gifts!

    Brandi
    Success in Second Grade

  5. Karen Stamp on July 2, 2013 at 3:22 am

    These turned out great! I agree with some of the other comments… what a fun gift idea for students to make for their parents!!
    Karen :o)
    Mrs. Stamp's Kindergarten

  6. Sara on July 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Yours turned out fantastic! I love how artistic they are, too and that you've got the initials inside of the heart. Too cute!

    Sara
    Miss V's Busy Bees
    ventrellasara@gmail.com

  7. Rachel on July 7, 2013 at 10:15 pm

    I really like those, especially the dotted ones!
    Rachel
    La Señorita Creativa

  8. J Kane on July 8, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Wow! I always wondered how those would turn out. It is one of those things that, in my case, you would see on a Pinterest Fail post. Ha!
    They look amazing!

    -Jessie
    Lil Bit Country In the Classroom

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