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Painted Coffee Mug for Dad

Designed by Amanda Formaro

Painting on a coffee cup is just as easy as painting on a piece of paper or wood. Use this simple yet cute design for your Father's Day coffee mug, or create your very own! The possibilities are endless.

You will need

white coffee mug
enamel paints in red, black and silver
paint brush

What you do

Wash and dry mug completely. Paint design on coffee mug. We didn't use a pattern, simply freehand an oval for the fish and add a tail and fins, then dot the eye with the end of the paintbrush with black paint.

Paint "dad" with red, and use black to paint a design around the rim and bottom of the cup.

Air dry for one hour. Place in cool, oven, heat to 350 F, and bake for 30 minutes. Turn oven off and let cool down completely. Remove from oven.

Wash on top dishwasher rack or by hand.

About the Author:
Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She and her husband live in sunny Nevada with a houseful of kids, dogs and cats. They enjoy traveling in the RV, swimming, and riding their four wheelers. While Amanda’s professional background was originally in finance, she chose to stay home to raise her family after her third child was born. Amanda enjoys tole painting, crafting with her kids, walking her dogs and working on her website, FamilyCorner.com Magazine



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