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DIY Mother’s Day Heart Mug

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This DIY Mother’s Day heart mug is easy enough for kids as young as toddlers and preschoolers to make as a gift for their mom. To make this craft as simple as possible for you, I shared some tips and tricks at the end of the post.

DIY mother's Day heart mug- easy gift for kids to make for their mom. Toddlers and preschoolers can make this craft. | at Non-Toy GIfts


DIY Mother’s Day heart mug

DIY Mother;s Day heart mug - cute and easy gift that kids can make

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Step 1: Make a stencil from contact paper for the word MOM and replace O with a heart

Step 2: Stick the stencil to the mug

Step 3: Let your child paint the word MOM on the mug

Step 4: Remove the stencil and let the paint dry

Step 5: Use the black porcelaine marker to underline the word MOM

Step 6: 24 hours after your have finished your painting you can bake the plate in the oven according to the instructions on the porcelain paint bottle. This step will ensure that your plate is dishwasher safe.

Tips and tricks:

  • Don’t use too much paint as it may drip
  • Remove the stencil right away. Don’t wait for the paint to dry first. If you do, the paint will be peeled off with the stencil.
  • If paint accidentally ends up on the mug (outside the stencil) you can remove it right away with a paper towel.
  • Paint may get under the stencil making the edges of the word MOM look not smooth. No worries, you will cover them with the black marker.

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