[DIY] Hawkeye Week: Aw Coffee, No

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Now you, too, can make embarrassingly coordinated kitchenware like Clint Barton.

RUDE

Wrong again, Clint.

You’ll need:

  • purple mugs
  • porcelain/ceramic paint
  • painter’s tape
  • paint brush

1. Wash your mugs. Follow the paint instructions for prepping the surface.

2. Use painter’s tape to create an H stencil on each mug — it’s one of the easiest letters, so it’s faster this way. Don’t forget to compensate for curvier mugs by tapering off. Make sure the tape is securely affixed.

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With painter’s tape. Brushing on the paint.

3. Carefully paint inside the stencil. You might need to do a couple of coats.

4. Allow to fully dry and then peel off the tape.

5. Cure according to the paint’s instructions.

6. Dream big.

 

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Notes:

1. Porcelain markers are also widely available if you want a quickie job.

2. Porcelain/ceramic paints are generally not food safe — just ensure that the paint is comfortably far enough from the lip of the mug. Always check the warning labels of the paint you use.

3. Having a hard time finding purple mugs? Mine are super cheap-o from here.

It’s Hawkeye Week, bro. In honour of the new story arc debuting this week, we decided to fly our purple pennants — so check back in with us every day as we class up this joint like Kate Bishop, party like Tracksuit Dracula, and make embarrassingly coordinated kitchenware like Clint Barton.