I have a confession to make, I am a Sharpie hoarder. I know, I’m not proud. I have at least 30 Sharpies of different colors around my house right now. I’m not sure where they all came from, but I do know that it’s probably a bigger collection of Sharpies than any one person needs from a practical standpoint.
However, from a CRAFTING standpoint, my out-of-control Sharpie collection is a goldmine! :-) Using Sharpies is an easy, mess-free way to add a splash of fun color to any DIY or craft project. Sharpie crafts have been pretty popular this year, so I thought it was high time to do a roundup of some of my favorite projects that utilize my favorite marker!
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Use a colored Sharpie and a ruler to line the edges of an envelope for a cute and customized pop of color.
Patterned Jewelry Dish
Use a Sharpie to draw a fun, colorful pattern on the flat surface (or even on the rim!) of a plain white dish. Use the dish to keep track of rings, earrings, and other small jewelry.
from Vintage Revivals
Create a big impact in your home by making some custom Sharpie art! Simple shapes on a colored canvas will add a bit of minimalist flair to any space.
from The Crafted Life
Create a fun and whimsical notebook to keep track of your to-do lists using only a few stencils and Sharpies! Follow the link above for full instructions.
Make it easy to identify your garden plants with these simple and beautiful garden marker stones!
from A Subtle Revelry
These scripted pillows add a classic, romantic touch to any bed, and they’re super easy to make. Customize them by using a passage of a favorite book or movie.
DIY Tea Towel
Keep your mother or grandmother’s handwriting as a sentimental fixture in your kitchen (and keep their delicious recipes close at hand!).
Tribal Print iPhone Case
With some colored Sharpies, a steady hand, and some patience, you can turn a blah phone case into a one-of-a-kind accessory.
from See That There
Simple wooden washers decorated with colored Sharpies make a cute and easy mod necklace!
Hand-drawn Gift Wrap
Make your gifts extra special by using neutral-colored wrapping paper that you’ve jazzed up with hand-drawn designs.
from Hello Natural
Dress up some basic clothespins with Sharpie designs for a pop of playful color.
What is your favorite way to use a sharpie?