Do you have that one color you love? Looking to turn a boring nothing into a fabulous something? Find your favorite Sharpie permanent marker color and get started with these DIY Sharpie Art Ideas and Crafts. These quick and easy Sharpie ideas will give you beautiful center pieces, gift ideas, and are more. They are wonderful art and craft projects for older kids and adults.
Just to be clear, this post is not sponsored by Sharpie and I am really just referring to any permanent markers you choose to use. However, Sharpie markers and Sharpie pens spring to my mind because they are known for high quality and so many different colors. A black Sharpie is pretty standard but now they even have metallic colors and I just love the gold. A Sharpie paint pen is just a ticket to so much fun! I hope these ideas get your creative juices flowing.
5 Cool Sharpie Crafts And Art Ideas
DIY Sharpie Mugs- His And Hers
Grad your partner’s favorite colors and make him (or her) a DIY Sharpie Mug. Write a romantic, fun, or silly message and turn boring white coffee mugs into meaningful gifts. Some great messages are, “Love you A-Latte”, “Mr. & Mrs.”, and “You are my perfect cup of tea.”
To make your message permanent, pop the mug in oven and then set it at 150°F. degrees. Once the oven has preheated (with the mug in it for the preheat process), allow to bake for 30 minutes. Turn the oven off and allow to stay in the oven until it has cooled fully. This ensures the mug will heat and cooly slowly so that it does break.
Sharpie Decorative Ceramic Plates
Love your kid’s drawings? Grab a few Sharpie Oil-Based Paint markers and let them draw on ceramic plates. It will create an amazing keepsake and allow you to display their amazing creations. These plates are for decorative purposes only and should not be used to eat food off of or placed in the dishwasher. You can get a full tutorial for this great project at Viva Veltoro. Don’t you just love her adorable cat themed Sharpie plate?
DIY Sharpie Envelope Inserts
Have a special event coming up? Here is a fun project. Draw on card stock or colored paper and use it as an envelope insert to match the invitation. Bonus if you include a sweet message to your loved ones. Examples above.
Are you looking to redecorate a room? Here is a great idea. Get a head start by changing your lamp shades and other personal items with few of your favorite bold color sharpies. You can simply make a pattern with the new color on the lamp shade or the actual base of the lamp. Like this cute stenciled lamp shade; get the step by step tutorial over at mom4real.com
DIY Sharpie Decorated Candle
Still want more Sharpie art crafts? Sharpie candles would make a wonderful gift or center piece for the dinner table. A great way to spice up the candle holders would be to grab a white or silver sharpie for your design. You can freehand it directly on see how to do this fancy transfer idea at Dwell Beautiful.
I hope you loved these DIY Sharpie Ideas! If you think creatively, there are really all kinds of art projects you can do with simple geometric designs to dress up almost anything from canvas shoes to plain white tote bag to glass jars. Which are your favorite DIY Sharpie Craft Ideas? Do you have any other great Sharpie decorating tips?