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Holiday Mugs | DIY Holiday Crafts

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Holiday Mugs | DIY Holiday Crafts
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Holiday Mugs | DIY Holiday Crafts

designed by PLA Schneider

Give these cute mugs as a holiday gift or treat yourself to your own holiday mug!

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SUPPLIES

Acrylic Paint Sets

  • Holiday Colors Acrylic Paint Set (BD8MSSHC)

Designers Brush Sets

  • Stroke Set (DABK40-K)

Other supplies

  • paper towels
  • transfer paper
  • rubbing alcohol
  • #2 round brush
  • small and medium brushes
  • two white ceramic mugs
  • pen or pencil

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Try your hand at creating this festive holiday craft. These mugs make great holiday gifts and family crafts. Create a customized design if you wish! Patterns are separate so feel free to add more lollipops or snowflakes. You can even add snowflakes to the gingerbread man mug or lollipops to the snow

  1. Start off by gathering your mugs and paint. Prep your mugs by wiping them clean with rubbing alcohol.
    Step 0 Example
  2. GINGERBREAD MAN - Position the pattern on your mug. Slip transfer paper under pattern and use a pen or pencil to retrace the design onto your mug.
    Step 1 Example
  3. GINGERBREAD MAN - Using a the medium flat brush, paint the gingerbread man with Hot Cocoa. Paint the scarf with Blue Bird.
    Step 2 Example
  4. GINGERBREAD MAN - Using provided pattern, add the face details with transfer paper and a pen/pencil. Use a small round brush to paint the eyes and frosting in Cotton Ball. Use a small round brush to paint the stripes on the scarf in Red Barn. Make pink by mixing 3 parts Cotton Ball with 1 part Red Barn. Use this mix to paint the rosy cheeks. Use a pencil to draw the intended name.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a small round brush to paint the name in Green Beret.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Transfer lollipops using transfer paper and a pen/pencil. Use a small round brush to paint the lollipops in Blue Bird, Barn Red and Pink (color mix from previous step)
    Step 5 Example
  7. SNOWMAN - Position the pattern on your mug. Slip transfer paper under pattern and use a pen or pencil to retrace the design onto your mug.
    Step 6 Example
  8. SNOWMAN - Use a medium flat brush to paint the snowman in Cotton Ball. Use a small round brush to paint the hat in Green Beret.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a small round brush to paint the scarf in Red Barn. Paint the pom-pom in Yellow Gold. Use a small round brush to add stripes to hat and dots to the scarf.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Use the pattern to add the face using transfer paper and a pen/pencil. With a small round brush and Cobalt, paint the eyes. Paint the nose in Yellow Gold. Using the pink mix from the Gingerbread Man, paint the cheeks in Pink. Use a pencil to draw intended name.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use a small round brush to paint the name in Cobalt.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Use the snowflake pattern and transfer paper to add the snowflakes. (If you prefer, you can freehand them). Mix 2 parts Cotton Ball with one part Blue Bird and use this mix to paint the snowflakes.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Scroll to the top of this page and click "Make It Now!" to purchase the Holiday Colors Acrylic Paint Set used to create these festive mugs!
    Step 12 Example
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