Monday, March 5, 2012

Personalized Coffee Mugs

It was my favorite sister's birthday request....
personalized coffee mugs!
Because I love her, I made 4 for her!
And she loves them.
They make her coffee taste better.  
I'm happy!

The cast of characters:
1. glossy white mugs
2. porcelain marker
3. an oven

There's something lovely about a simple white mug. I'm about to take it to the next degree of loveliness!

I found one of her favorite short sayings, and wrote a line on each mug.

The instructions on the marker say to allow to dry for 24 hours, but I thought 16 hours was long enough! (= 
[it's probably better to err on the 24 hr side!]
Then bake at 400 degrees for 30 min to set the paint.

That's it folks!!!
Are they not adorable??!!
She's already asking me to personalize some soup mugs.
But first, I think I need me some like this(=

"Dance like nobody's watching;
Love like you've never been hurt.
Sing like there's nobody listening;
Live like it's heaven on earth!"


  1. love this idea! I have two white mugs like those already, so I just may have to try it =)

  2. you should! i'd love to see how they turn out (=

  3. Rubs, this is a fantastic project!
    xoxo, Amy

  4. p.s. the new blog design is so fun!

  5. I love these quotes! I need more examples of sayings to give out for Christmas and I am having trouble with coming up with them. Were can I look for ideas? Any suggestions?

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