Metallic Polka Dot Sharpie Art Mugs

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Daniela from Put A Bird On It is all about creating lovely, “Pinterest-worthy” décor on a dime. She also happens to be a sucker for polka dots, so it’s no wonder metallic confetti mugs from West Elm caught her eye. Daniela shares how she made her own decorative mugs with Sharpies. She even took it a step further to customize a mug with her “phrase” for 2014 – Choose Happy.

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Monogram Coffee Mug

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If your mom is a regular coffee or tea drinker, she will love waking up with a pretty monogrammed mug like this one by Andrea at The Cottage Market. Andrea simply added an initial to a decorative mug with a porcelain paint marker and then cured it per package directions. She says, “Add some yummy tea bags…some fresh coffee beans…maybe a vintage spoon and wrap pretty…a perfect gift for anyone!”

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Gold Heart Mugs

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In preparation for the day of love, Lidy from Hello Lidy had a little fun recreating some heart mugs she spied at West Elm that were “modern, fun and playful.” Following in line with the year’s metallic trend, Lidy used a gold leaf pen to add her hearts to plain white mugs for a quick transformation. This is a project anyone can tackle, and Lidy points out that imperfection is just part of the beauty.

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Painted Mug with Monogram

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Would you ever believe this mug was painted? Amazingly, it is! Morena from Morena’s Corner painted this beautiful butterfly and flower design using adhesive silk screens and glass paint from Martha Stewart. With cooler weather approaching, you can never have too many mugs for hot tea and cocoa. I also think these would make great gifts!

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Custom Monogrammed Mugs

Gabrielle from Design Mom shares a simple gift idea that you can get the kids in on creating. Gabrielle and her daughter used transfer paper to create these monogrammed mugs. After transferring the initial, her daughter used a porcelain pen to fill it in with sketchy diagonal strokes for a fun, imperfect look. Pair them […Read More]