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Japanese Sakura/ Cherry Blossom inspired mug
Make pretty Japanese Sakura dishwasher safe mugs using porcelain pens. You just draw on the design with the pens and then bake in the oven.

Posted by Emma H. from Bristol, England, United Kingdom • Published See Emma H.'s 6 projects »
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  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 1
    Step 1

    Collect the materials you need and make sure your mug is clean and dry

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take the black pen and draw the outline of the branches

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 3
    Step 3

    Go over the outline to thicken and add twigs

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 4
    Step 4

    Drawn on blossoms with light pink pen.

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add as many blossoms as you like

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 6
    Step 6

    Add some little dots to the blossoms with the dark pink pen

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bring the branch around to the handle with the black pen

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 8
    Step 8

    Continue to the other side of the mug. Then drawn cherry blossom branch and flowers on that side.

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 9
    Step 9

    When both sides of the design are complete, allow to air dry for 4 hours.

  • How to make a cup / mug. Cherry Blossom Hand Painted Mug - Step 10
    Step 10

    Bake for 30 mins in a 160 °C non-preheated oven and allow to cool down in the oven.

    The mug is now complete and is dishwasher safe up to 50 °C

    Enjoy a nice cup on tea!

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