a sharpie & a bowl (plus inspiration)

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Happy Monday! How was everybody’s weekend?

Today I want to share a simple project.

Every once in a while I come across a DIY simple enough to do with my kids. This was one of those projects.

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All you need is:

  • a Sharpie (permanent marker)
  • a dollar store porcelain dish (bowl, plate, mug, etc)
  • a cookie sheet
  • and an oven

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The instructions are really simple too:

  1. Use the Sharpie to write on the dish.
  2. Then bake on a cookie sheet in the oven for 30 minutes @ 350 degrees F! That’s it!

(It’s best to hand wash your new design, but you may be able to use the dishwasher’s top rack. Your choice!)

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There is no shortage of inspiration around for these projects. Here are a few of our favourites

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A Beautiful Mess

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Eclectically Vintage

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Wishful Thinking 

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Drawings Under The Table

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And if you’d rather purchase than DIY, etsy has a few unique pieces like this one from Brookish.

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Have you tried a Sharpie on porcelain? Would you? What colour Sharpie would you use? What dish would you decorate? What would you write/draw?

 

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Comments

  1. Melissa says

    We tried these this weekend, and even with handwashing, the design started to come off. Has anyone else had this problem? And is there a way to fix it?

    • aka design says

      Oh no! I’m so sorry. We’ve not had that problem, so I’m not sure what to tell you. Are you sure you used permanent marker (and not a washable/water-based marker)?

    • Kerri Camp says

      I experienced the same problem. I followed the directions except I purchased a porcelain mug and plate from Target. Is there a specific amount of time that I should wait between cooking and washing?

      • aka design says

        Unfortunately one if my plates faded too – but only the one I put in the dishwasher. Hand washing seemed to be okay though.

  2. Claudia says

    Wow !!! That’s it??? Looks really nice and easy to do, I have to try this out! Thanks for sharing. Love your blog btw!:)
    Claudia

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