DIY Sharpie Mugs

DIY Sharpie Mugs

What You'll Need:

White Ceramic Mug
Sharpie Markers
Reusable Stencils
Rubbing Alcohol
Cloth Rag

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Baking & Cooling)

How to Make a DIY Sharpie Mug

Doodle a custom design to go with your morning coffee when you make your own DIY Sharpie Mug! Just find a stencil pattern you love or even freehand a favorite image, then bake your mug to seal the design. Looking for an even more permanent finish? Draw your design with oil based Sharpie Paint Pens, let it dry for 72 hours and bake at 425º for one hour. 
  • 1 Clean mug

    Wipe mug with rubbing alcohol and dry completely.

  • 2 Draw on design

    Apply design to mug using a stencil or freeform by hand.

  • 3 Place in oven

    Place the finished mug in a cool oven.

  • 4 Bake mug

    Heat oven to 350º and bake for 30 minutes.

  • 5 Let cool

    Leave in oven until completely cooled.

  • 6 Repeat baking

    If desired, repeat the baking process.

  • 7 Handwash

    Handwash the finished mug.