Sunday, July 29, 2012

Sharpie Decorated Mugs


 
   Yesterday we spent a relaxing and delicious day visiting my grandparents with my parents and my aunt and uncle and cousins. Hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, ice cream, cake, watching the Olympics, and spending time just enjoying each other's company on their big wrap around porch.
   We headed there to celebrate my grandparents' birthdays which are just a couple days apart. I made them Cinnamon Roll Cookie Bars, got them some coffee, and, after seeing this easy tutorial, decided to decorate a mug for each of them.
   I found the plain white mugs as the dollar store then I just decorated them with sharpies and baked them at 350 for 20-30 minutes. So simple and they were pretty thrilled with them :o)



10 comments:

  1. I think I am going to try this with my kids! What a splendid idea. :D

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  2. I plan to try this but I can't find solid white dishes. So pretty

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    1. aw really? did you try dollar tree or goodwill??

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    2. just did these with my 7 grandkids and baked them for 30 min. they came out cute but the minute you put them in water all the sharpie comes off. they are more for keepsake and not for use! but very cute!

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  3. these are SOOO cute! i didn't know you could do this. will have to try sometime! :)

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  4. I love the mugs!! I've been wanting to try this! I have one white mug that I found at a thrift store, but I'm on the hunt for a few more so I can make a couple at a time. Definitely a great gift idea!

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  5. My nephew is turning 17 today. He's already a coffee drinker. I got him a pound of very expensive coffee, 2 white mugs, a pack of assorted colors of Sharpies & the instructions on how to do this. I'm thinking he's going to love it.

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  6. Did the sharpie actually set? I tried it and baked it at 350 for thirty minutes then drank coffee out of it and when the coffee ran down the side it took some ink with it. So I washed them out, repaired the smudges and baked again at 350 for another thirty minutes and it washes right off with soap and water without scrubbing hard. Am I doing something wrong?

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    1. Hmmm that is really weird. mine worked out great...perhaps the mug your used had some kind of finish on it??

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  7. Maybe So. It's really glossy.

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