Wednesdays Words, DIY


  • Ceramic mug, drinking glass, wine glass
  • 90% alcohol (or rubbing alcohol)
  • Cotton
  • Paint brush
  • Alcohol inks
  • Sealant (we used dishwasher-safe Mod Podge)


Wash and dry your mug, and then wipe thoroughly with alcohol.

dip brush in alcohol and brush over mug.DSCN0085

Dip separate brush into alcohol ink and brush onto mug. It’s very important to work quickly, prior to the alcohol drying.

“Spread” ink by gently blowing through a straw.

Continue spreading ink until desired effect is achieved.DSCN0088

Allow ink to dry and if satisfied with the end result, apply a coat of dishwasher-safe sealant (I used Mod Podge).DSCN0091

Well,  that’s all the news from the south,
Happy” farming” to all the farm girl sisters out there.
See you next time down on the farm.

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