20+ DIY Sharpie Projects

I’m a little late to the Sharpie DIY world, I’ve been seeing bits and pieces here and there, even went on a hunt for a “ceramic” one – one day in Michael’s.  Even they didn’t know what I was talking about (now I’m thinking there probably isn’t one – and people just use the regular type).  But whatever the case, I’m kind of liking all the sharpie DIY’s out there.  Like who knew.  For someone who thinks they have a huge radar scanner, these ones sort of were in stealth mode.  Here’s 20+ of some faves. Click below to see!

  • Sharpie Lampshade 1 of 22
    Sharpie Lampshade
    Write a message on a lampshade.
  • Sharpie Wallpaper 2 of 22
    Sharpie Wallpaper
    Geometric lines create a cool wallpaper effect.
    From Apartment Therapy.
  • Leopard Footstool 3 of 22
    Leopard Footstool
    Cover an old footstool with a leopard print.
  • Handbag 4 of 22
    Draw your own handbag and color-in!
  • Lace Votives 5 of 22
    Lace Votives
    Make these beautiful votives using lace doilies and a sharpie.
  • Toms 6 of 22
    Personalize some Toms using different coloured sharpies!
  • Sunglasses DIY 7 of 22
    Sunglasses DIY
    Spiff up some sunglasses for a special occasion!
  • Even Sneakers 8 of 22
    Even Sneakers
    Add some color to a plain sneaker.
  • DIY Shorts 9 of 22
    DIY Shorts
    Customize a pair of shorts making them one-of-a-kind!
  • Mug Shots 10 of 22
    Mug Shots
    Decorate some mugs for yourself or as a gift!
  • DIY Napkins 11 of 22
    DIY Napkins
    Design your own cloth napkins - a cool idea from Erin at Design for Mankind.
  • T-Shirt Sharpie Tie-Dye Fun 12 of 22
    T-Shirt Sharpie Tie-Dye Fun
    A cool project using coloured sharpies and rubbing alcohol.
  • DIY Plates 13 of 22
    DIY Plates
    Make a special plate pretty enough to hang on a wall.
  • A Geometric Pouch 14 of 22
    A Geometric Pouch
    A simple yet beautiful DIY pouch idea.
  • A Sharpie Pouch 15 of 22
    A Sharpie Pouch
    If you're a talented illustrator, this is a cool idea!
  • Decorate a Lamp 16 of 22
    Decorate a Lamp
    Turn a plain lamp into a special piece for your home.
  • Wall Decor 17 of 22
    Wall Decor
    Create unique walls with traditional illustrations.
    From Hotel Joyce.
  • Wall Decor 2 18 of 22
    Wall Decor 2
    Create unique walls with traditional illustrations.
    From Hotel Joyce.
  • Tea Towel Love 19 of 22
    Tea Towel Love
    This is a cool technique to draw hand-lettered-style for a tea towel.
  • Beautiful Walls 20 of 22
    Beautiful Walls
    Draw a nature scene for your bathroom.
  • DIY Shower Curtain Kit 21 of 22
    DIY Shower Curtain Kit
    A fun DIY kit to make your own unique shower curtain from Poketo.
    From Apartment Therapy.
  • Ombre Bedding 22 of 22
    Ombre Bedding
    Using rubbing alcohol and a sharpie, get a cool purple ombre bedding set. (Photo by Michael Graydon for House and Home magazine).
    From House and Home via Poppytalk.

Looking for more Sharpie projects? Check out these 24 genius ways to decorate your home with a Sharpie

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Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter , Facebook and Pinterest!


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