DIY Watercolor Sharpie Planter

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When it was time for another Monthly DIY Challenge with my blog friends, I had to get super creative. Our product of choice was Sharpie markers and I had no idea what to make! After doing some research I discovered that rubbing alcohol can create a pretty amazing effect when paired with this household marker and I knew I had to give it a try!
  • diy watercolor sharpie planter, container gardening, crafts, painting
You can use this on other things besides a vase, but I wanted an excuse to buy another plant ;) I clearly have a thing for making planters. You can check out these faux concrete ones too!
You basically just draw on your vase where you want the design to be.
  • diy watercolor sharpie planter, container gardening, crafts, painting
Then you can dribble a little rubbing alcohol over it and you'll start to see the watercolor start to appear.
  • diy watercolor sharpie planter, container gardening, crafts, painting
It's such a fun way to create an abstract piece of art that doubles as a home for your plants!
And you could totally use different colors to create an even cooler pattern! I used blue and black here to achieve a darker blue.
  • diy watercolor sharpie planter, container gardening, crafts, painting
If you have a black thumb like me and prefer working with faux plants you might like my Pressed Eucalyptus Art!
What would you try this Sharpie method on??

Suggested materials for this project:

  • Sharpie Marker
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Ceramic Vase
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Want more details about this project and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

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