Sharpie mugs craft project

A super easy craft project that'll remind you of your sweet grandkids every time you take a sip!

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Think of your grandchildren each time you take a sip of coffee or tea with these adorable personalized mugs that are just as easy as drawing on paper.


  • Sharpie oil-based paint pens
  • White coffee mug

Approximate cost:

$7 – less, if you use thrifted mugs


  1. Wash and dry mug thoroughly. Have kids draw on the mug using the Sharpie pens. Kids can write text, draw pictures – anything they choose.
  2. Let dry for 24 hours.
  3. Bake mug in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, turn the oven off, but do not open the door immediately. This allows the mug to cool slowly and prevents cracking.
  4. Remove the mug once the oven has cooled completely. We recommend avoiding the dishwasher and sticking to hand washing to preserve kids’ art on the mug.