Alright, let me be honest here. I am not specifically inclined to being very "crafty". Believe me, I have often wondered how this happened as my mother is very very crafty. She is extremely creative when it comes to creating things. So, with that disclaimer out there for the world I will say that Pinterest has done to me what it has done to everyone else: inspiration to be creative.
I am sure you have seen or heard or maybe even attempted writing with a sharpie on a porcelain dish.
Well, after multiple attempts at this, my sharpie kept coming off with soap and water (even after I baked it).
I found these pens that are specifically for writing on porcelain at Micheals (craft store).
The brand that I discovered is called: Pebeo.
The pen comes with instructions for how long to bake the dish after you write on it. You do need to let it set for 24 hours.
But, they even claim that it becomes dishwasher safe after it is baked.
I have yet to test this out, but it stood up to my scrubbing and soap and hot water without making a dent in my design.
I made the cup below for my mother's hairdresser as a gift.
I love the idea of doing a "his" and "her" cup.
So I did.
Wedding gift ideas, anyone?
The possibilities are endless.
So, my love for coffee has finally met a crafty DIY project.
That I can do.