30+ Things You Can Improve With A Sharpie
Who knew this is the world’s most versatile pen?
A super cheap Ikea chair + Sharpie = an awesome leopard-print seat. Made by this clever blogger.
An inexpensive (but time-consuming) way to add pattern to your walls. Read more about it here.
Prettify dollar store sunglasses with some spots, like this resourceful crafter.
4. Gift Tags
Use old book pages, handmade stencils, and Sharpie to make your own holiday gift tags. Check out a full tutorial here.
Polka dots, words, black and white, color — the possibilities are endless. Counter clockwise from the upper left Behind Every Great Man, Mustache, Blue and Red Pattern, Polka Dots, Geometric, and Yellow and Pink Triangles.
Use neon colors to create a bright geometric accessory. Check out the directions byDismount Creative.
9. Leopard Stool
Decorate a piece of white fabric in a leopard print design, then use it to cover up an old ottoman. From Little Pink Monster.
10. Spin Art
You’ll need a spinart machine (apparently these exist) to make this awesome circular artwork. Watch a video tutorial here.
Turn plain white sneakers into floral, Marikmekko-inspired kicks. Read about the pair shown here.
13. Flower Pot
Write your favorite quote or poem around the outside of a white flower pot, like The Craft Pond did.
Use rubbing alcohol to create a watercolor-like effect. Check out the tutorial Radical Possibilities.
15. Twist Ties
A great packaging idea! Decorate twist ties with spots and stripes, as pinned here.
16. Christmas Ornaments
Use stencils and Sharpies to prettify old ornaments. Check out the tutorial here.
17. Tie Dye T-Shirt
Rubbing alcohol can create a tie-dye effect. Find the how-to here.
Scribble your favorite quotes, song, or poem on an old lampshade. Check all the details here.
These would be cute stocking stuffers with names and occasions written on them. Made by this artsy blogger.
20. Message Stones
21. Plastic Bags
Doodle all over plastic bags to mix fun and functional. These were found onBablisme.
Add pattern to a blank carpet— with lots of patience. The one shown was created by this blogger
23. Coffee Cup
A way to pass the time during a boring work meeting or class. Found on Tumblr.
24. Flower Vases
Paint wine bottles white, then decorate with geometric patterns like this crafter.
Or polka dots with white nail polish and silver Sharpie, like this pinner.
Color wooden washers to make a quick and easy necklace, as done by See That There.
27. Envelope Lining
Color page reinforcers and use them to line envelopes for pretty invitations or any other snail mail. Check out the tutorial here.
28. Gift Box
Decorate little gift boxes for tiny gifts — find the instructions and template here.
Draw a crosshatch pattern inside stencils for fun and elegant stationary. Check out the tutorial here.
A little nerve-wracking, but a cool way to personalize your instrument. Found on this flickr stream.
32. Light Switch Cover
Add a pop of color to your walls — and make it easier to find that light switch. Pinned here.
33. Gift Wrap
A great way to decorate plain brown paper gift wrapping. Read some tips on how to do it here.
34. iPhone Case
You’ll need the full rainbow of Sharpies, but this would make for a great gift! Find detailed directions here.