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20 Creative Sharpie Ideas to Decorate Your Life

20 creative Sharpie crafts to decorate your life!

20 creative Sharpie crafts to decorate your life!

Ah the Sharpie permanent marker, we all know and love it!  It’s one of the most basic tools in any DIYer’s tool kit and you better believe that you can decorate just about anything with one! Available in almost every color and writes on just about anything, the Sharpie can decorate your whole life from the walls in your home to the shoes on your feet. Here’s some great Sharpie marker crafts to inspire to decorate your life!

DIY Patterned Wallpaper with Sharpie Stencil

Can you believe this beautiful patterned wallpaper look was created with a Sharpie and a stencil? Check out the details...

Quite honestly, wallpaper is a pain in the butt. It you need to apply it just right to make it look good and it still peels over time. Can you believe beautiful wallpaper patterned look was created with a stencil and Sharpies? Visit Cuckoo for Design to see how you can do it for yourself!

DIY Watercolor Pattern Skirt

How pretty is this watercolor patterned skirt? Can you believe this beautiful watercolor look is created with sharpies and rubbing alcohol. Click for the details...

This is DIY fashion as its best! How pretty is the watercolor pattern on this skirt? This beautiful pattern is created with just Sharpies and rubbing alcohol. Check out Lana Red Studio to see how you can do it yourself!

Make Your Own Statement Art Piece with Sharpie Markers

DIY black and white art work. This piece of modern looking art is done with sharpies, a piece of wood and paint!

Putting art on your walls doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Create this beautiful modern art piece with a 4×4 wood board, paint and some sharpie markers. Get inspired to make your own Sharpie artwork at Vintage Revivals.

Decorative Monogram Ring Dishes

Make these decorative monogram ring dishes with sharpies. These make wonderful gifts as well as decor for the home.

These decorative monogram dishes are easy to make with a sharpie pen and some plain white plates. They make great little gifts as well as really cute home decor. Check out how to make them at A Kailo Chic Life.

DIY Face Pot

This cute little sharpie crafts give some character to your potted plants.

This cute little tutorial gives your plain pots a little character with a fun design created with a Sharpie market. Visit Dream Green DIY for the tutorial.

DIY Water Color Textiles with Sharpies and Rubbing Alcohol

Dye fabric using sharpie marker and rubbing alcohol for a watercolor like effect!

Create a dyed fabric textile with water color like effect with Sharpies and rubbing alcohol. This one utilizes some painter’s tape to create this geometric pattern. See the full tutorial at Curbly.

Black and White Printed Napkins

These black and white printed napkins are the cutest way to dress up your kitchen. But wait they're made with just permanent markers? Check it out

These cute black and white patterned napkins are a fun addition to your kitchen. They have a modern minimalist look which I’m loving right now. See more at I Spy DIY.

DIY Hand Lettered Flower Pot

A cute sharpie craft to decorate your plain flower pots with some hand lettering and patterns.

Here’s another cute flower pot tutorial that uses Sharpies for some hand lettering and creative patterns. See the full tutorial at Printable Crush.

DIY Flamingo Print Shoes

Love this cute DIY fashion tutorial. Use Sharpie markers to make the fun flamingo print.

I can’t get over how cute these shoes are! This fun flamingo pattern is a DIY done with sharpie markers. Check out the full tutorial at the Friendly Red Fox.

Anthropology Inspired Initial Mug

Anthropology inspired gold initial mug! I know, it's another Sharpie Mug, but this one is so cute!

I know it’s another Sharpie mug tutorial, but this one is so well done! This mug utilizes a stencil to your design will be perfect every time. Check it out at Earnest Home Co.

DIY Watermelon Sharpie Glass

How cute is this watermelon sharpie glass?

This adorable watermelon sharpie glass is the cutest I couldn’t resist adding it to my list. This is the perfect little summer DIY that’s so easy to do! Check out the full post at Boulevard Pinki.

DIY Sharpie Pillows

Create the perfect sharpie pillow design with stencils. More details...

Get creative and use sharpies to create fun patterned and printed looking pillows. Check it out on Twelve On Main.

Inspiration for Sharpie Pillow Designs

Inspirations for pillow designs you can make with sharpies.

Since I love those Sharpie designs so much, here’s just a little inspiration for you for some great designs you can make for Sharpie pillows. See more at Society 6.

Gold Sharpie Diamond Design Wallpaper Look

This gorgeous gold wallpaper look is created with just a sharpie! More details..

This stunning diamond wallpaper design was created with an oil based Sharpie. Visit Vintage Revivals for the details.

DIY Custom Designed Sharpie Patterns

These plain cork coasters get a make over with some fun patterns made by a Sharpie marker.

These plain cork coasters get a make over with some fun patterns made by a Sharpie marker. Inspiration from Pinterest.

Getting Creative with Sharpie Wall Art

Customize your white walls w/ a SHARPIE! Some pros give here a lesson that with a white wall, a sharpened pencil or sharpie pen and a good dose of creativity, you can be your own Picasso. And remember, don't freak out, as long as you have a leftover can of the wall paint [always test that it is still usable before starting your project], covering up your Picasso moment is as easy as a fresh coat of paint.

Customize your white walls sharpie marker! Some pros give here a lesson that with a white wall, a sharpened pencil or sharpie pen and a good dose of creativity, you can be your own Picasso. And remember, don’t freak out, as long as you have a leftover can of the wall paint [always test that it is still usable before starting your DIY project], covering up your Picasso moment is as easy as a fresh coat of paint. Inspiration from Pinterest.

Pineapple Sharpie Sneakers

Update your sneakers with a fun pineapple print!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been obsessed with pineapples lately!  This cute sharpie DIY caught my eye, and I’m going to have to try it for myself. Visit I Spy DIY for the full post.

DIY Spotted Ring Dish

This spotted ring dish is too cute! This fun patterned was done with just a Sharpie marker!

This spotted ring dish is just too darn cute! Turn any plain bowl into a chic piece of decor with a permanent marker. See more at Spray Paint and Chardonnay.

DIY Doodle Lamps

Waiting for that next bright idea gets a little bit better with this graphic lamp. Decorate a plain white shade with a black Sharpie with comic-like lightbulbs. (via Jade and Fern)

Waiting for that next bright idea gets a little bit better with this graphic lamp. Decorate a plain white shade with a black Sharpie with comic-like lightbulbs via Jade and Fern

DIY Gilded Gold Votives

Make you own patterned gilded glass votives with a gold permanent marker

Dress up your plain candle votives with chic patterns with a gold permanent marker! Inspiration from Pinterest.

Looking for more Sharpie Crafts?
Check out my original post: 25 Easy and Creative Sharpie Crafts!

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  • These are some really creative ways to use sharpies. I have heard and seen so many neat things with alcohol and sharpies. That wallpaper…whew. I don’t have the patience!

  • Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    These are such cute ideas! I love the work you did on that vase. So adorable!

  • Ahh these are such fun DIYs! I saw a tutorial a few weeks ago on drawing pineapples on sneakers, so neat.

  • Wow, cool, I am impressed with all of these. I had no idea you could do all of this with a Sharpie!

  • That wallpaper – WOW! It really looks professionally done. I love the coasters, too!

  • Who knew you could use sharpies for SO MUCH?! I especially love those pineapple sneakers, they’re so cute!!

  • pnkgirl25

    OMG these are such great ideas. I LOVE the pineapple shoes. Going to try them for back to school shoes for my daughter. She loves pineapples.

  • Liz Cochico

    These are cute and fun projects. I’d love to do all of them. The candle votive is so pretty.

  • chubskulit

    Wow, so many great ideas to do with sharpie. My favorite is the lashes you did on the vase.

  • Marceline Dementori

    DIY decor is just awesome! I think it’s amazing that you shared these ideas, I love the fact that you can do so much with sharpies! It’s just really cool to have!

  • These are some amazing ideas and who knew they could all be created with a reaching Sharpie?? You are awesome!!

  • Zwitsal

    Now I’m going to get some Sharpie! I’m so happy to visit this post!

  • Katrina Ellen

    Some of these are really awesome and I would never have thought it was Sharpie. They are amazing!

  • Frosted Events

    Wow. I really love these and this is exactly what I need right now I’d love to redecorate our home using some crafts

  • Marissa Zurfluh

    I love the many ways we can use sharpies. The shoes! My daughter would just die.

  • Lynn Dee

    it’s amazing what creative ideas you can make with the use of a sharpie. Love everything in here. Simple WOW!

  • Adaleta Avdic

    This is so cool! I love DIY and these are great ideas.