Teacher appreciation week: DIY Mug Decorating

 

Inevitably you end up with some gift cards for the teachers. I wanted to make cute gift card holders, so of course I pick….mugs!

It was either a plain gift bag or a cup, so I decided to be different, but I wanted to still decorate them.

Materials:

Ceramic mugs (black from the dollar store)

Sharpie oil pens (metallic)

Alcohol/alcohol wipes

Oven

Directions:

Wash the mugs. When dry, wipe with alcohol/alcohol wipes to remove any residue.

Use the oil pens to draw or stencil your design. In my case the school mascot is a lion so I searched for lion drawings. There are some amazing artist out there.

Place the mugs on an oven safe tray. Put into a cool oven. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes Turn off and let the mugs cool in the oven.

Your gift cups should be ready for their gift cards.

I think I am ready to buy some expensive mugs to make for myself.

Good luck!

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