9 Reasons A Sharpie Is A DIYers Must-Have Tool

1. They can be used as a wall treatment!

They can be used as a wall treatment!

If you haven’t seen the awesome Sharpie walls all over Pinterest, go take a look. People are skipping the colorful paint, and using Sharpie to put fun designs on an accent wall.

2. They can be used to create fun furniture!

They can be used to create fun furniture!

Seriously, you can take any old table or bookshelf and jazz it up with Sharpie oil-based markers. What?!?!? Head to NellieBellie for the full tutorial.

3. They can create customized dishes of all kinds!

They can create customized dishes of all kinds!

Every DIYer understands that customized dishes are a must-have. But they’re spendy! Use sharpies and a little heat to create whatever patterns and customizations you want on your dishes. You’ve probably seen this done a million times on mugs, but it works with other dishes too!

4. They can be used on throw pillows!

They can be used on throw pillows!

5. They also work on rugs!

They also work on rugs!

Buy a cheap rug…and some Sharpies. Get different colors if you want. And then go to town and create the exact design you’ve always wanted!!!

6. They work on upholstery, too!

They work on upholstery, too!

You might not be as daring as this person, who allowed his children to do all the drawing. But you get the point. Why pay for expensive upholstery when Sharpies will do the job?

7. They make fun holiday decorations!

They make fun holiday decorations!

Sure, you could probably search enough and find these ornaments already completed. But why go to the work and cost when you can just make them yourself. Or better yet, have little kids make them!!!!

8. They work on fabric!

They work on fabric!

Seriously, is there anything DIY Sharpies can’t do???

9. They work on lamps, frames, and more!

They work on lamps, frames, and more!

That was a serious question. For real; what CAN’T Sharpies do???

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