Easy DIY Sharpie Mugs Gift Idea + Free Printable Gift Tags!
November 21, 2023 | by Egpin
If you’re looking for a super easy, personalized gift idea, these DIY Sharpie Mugs are so simple! (Plus, get FREE printable gift tags to go with this gift when you download our FREE Homemade Christmas Gifts Guide!)
DIY tutorial by Gretchen from the MoneySavingMom team. During the months of November and December, we’ll be highlighting some of our favorite homemade gifts! Download our FREE Homemade Gifts Guide to get recipes to 15+ easy-to-make gifts, plus printable gift tags to go with each gift!
DIY Sharpie Mugs make GREAT gifts!
These DIY Sharpie Mugs are SO easy and can be done in one afternoon. Not to mention, it’s a really inexpensive gift idea as well! (And we created some FREE printable gift tags to go with them!)
I’ve done these for Christmas gifts to family members twice now, and it was a big hit. In fact, I gifted some of these to my mom almost 3 years ago and she is still using them to this day!
These mugs are also a great gift idea that kids can make and give to grandparents, teachers, etc. Let them color away, draw pictures, or write their name, and it makes such a fun, unique gift.
If you are the creative, artistic type, you could go all out and draw beautiful art on the mugs.
Download your free printable gift tags!
Want to add on Christmas gift tags to gift this to someone this holiday season?
Go HERE to download printable gift tags designed for these delicious cookies!
Materials for DIY Sharpie Mugs
How to Make Sharpie Mugs
1. Wash and thoroughly dry your mugs.
2. Decide on a design and use a pencil to draw the design on the mug. (You can skip this step if you feel brave.)
3. Using the oil-based markers, carefully draw (or trace) your design onto the coffee mugs. This is the time to be really creative!
4. Place your mugs on a baking sheet and bake at 350ºF for 20 minutes to set the paint. This step is extremely important.
5. Remove mugs from the oven and let them cool completely.
That’s it! Your coffee mugs are finished and ready to gift! (Don’t forget your free printable gift tags!)
Please note that these mugs are NOT dishwasher safe and must be hand-washed.
DIY Sharpie Mugs
Prevent your screen from going dark
- plain white or cream coffee mugs
- Sharpie Paint Oil-Based Markers
Wash and thoroughly dry your mugs.
Decide on a design and use a pencil to draw the design on the mug.
Using the oil-based markers, carefully draw (or trace) your design onto the coffee mugs.
Place your mugs on a baking sheet and bake at 350ºF for 20 minutes to set the paint. This step is extremely important.
Remove mugs from the oven and let them cool completely.
These mugs are NOT dishwasher safe and must be hand-washed.
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