DIY Mugs. | Rosie's Ramblings

DIY Mugs.


For quite awhile I've seen these do-it-yourself mugs being posted on Pinterest. I've been meaning to give it a try (think: Christmas presents), but with pregnancy, new job, new baby, etc., life got a bit busy. 

But yesterday I finally gave it a try! So, here you have it, in steps 1, 2, and 3 :)


1. Start with a nice, CLEAN white mug/cup.


2. Write (or draw!) whatever, and how much you want on the cup. I went super simple here (as you can see).


3. Place in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. When done remove and let cool.


And there it is! All done and ready to use!

***Notes:

*** you cannot use the regular Sharpies (they will wash away over time). You need the oil-based ones, that you can find here. (although for the sake of trying it out, I did use regular ones).

***if you are left-handed (as is my case), this might not be the project for you--think smearing your hand over permanent marker...on your cup....all. over. If you do manage to make it work, by holding your hand at odd angles (as I did),  you really deserve a medal. 

7 comments :

  1. That is really pretty Rosie. Are you working a lot of hours at the library? I know you must stay so busy. Hugs and blessings!!
    Cathy

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  2. Thanks for posting this! I have considered trying this! I like yours!:) Christina

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  3. how very clever...have shared on FB on our Down to Earth page as it's is simple and brilliant!
    Congrats on your new baby too btw
    xxx

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  4. Hi Cathy, yes, I'm working, but it's only about 10/12 hours a week, so although I do stay busy, I'm not TOO busy! :)

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  5. Christina, you are welcome!

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  6. Sue, thanks for sharing! And thanks for the congratulations :)

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  7. That sounds like perfect hours a week. It's so great that you have that balance of being busy, but not too busy.
    You and Adam are such amazing parents and give Adri such a loving, cozy home!!

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