Valentine’s Day Message Mug

Designer: Elizabeth Downing



  1. Wipe dust from bisque with damp sponge.
  2. Using #4 soft fan brush (RB144) apply 3 coats of SW511 Pink Gloss to inside of mug, outside top and bottom rim and handle.
  3. Using #4 soft fan brush (RB144) apply 2 coats of SW501 White Gloss to outside message part of mug.
  4. Using #4 soft fan brush (RB144) and apply 3 coats of SW504 Red Gloss to outside of mug.
  5. Apply heart shaped sticker to center of mug.
  6. On a separate plate, pour desired amount (approximately the size of a quarter) of the following Stroke and Coat colors:
    1. SC003 Wine About It
    2. SC017 Cheeky Pink
    3. SC018 Rosey Posey
    4. SC073 Candy Apple Red
    5. SC074 Hot Tamale
    6. SC085 Orkid
    7. SC013 Grapel
    8. SW511 Pink Gloss
    9. SW504 Red Gloss
  7. Using the end of a toothpick, pencil or paintbrush apply random Stroke and Coat color dots all the way around the outside of the heart, creating a dot pattern.
  8. Remove heart sticker before dots dry completely.
  9. With a #0 Detail Liner brush (CB200) write the word “LOVE” in the middle of the heart using SW504 Red Gloss.
  10. On the inside rim of the mug, using a #4 (CB404) Pointed Round brush, write “BE MINE” using SW504 Red Gloss.
  11. Fire to cone 6.



  • SB140 Message Mug


  • SC003 Wine About It
  • S017 Cheeky Pink
  • SC018 Rosey Posey
  • SC073 Candy Apple Red
  • SC074 Hot Tamale
  • SC085 Orkid
  • SC013 Grapel
  • SW501 White Gloss
  • SW511 Pink Gloss
  • SW504 Red Gloss

Decorating Accessories

  • RB144 #4 Soft Fan Brush
  • CB200 #0 Detail Liner Brush
  • CB404 #4 Pointed Round Brush

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Heart sticker