You probably already know this, but I LOVE coffee. I NEED coffee. A day that doesn’t start with coffee is a scary scary day for me! I even made this cup to tell the
world my immediate family, how things should go in the mornings! I am slowly working my way up to a kitchen remodel, but since there is still a rediculous amount of snow on the ground, I’m starting with the accessories instead of the cabinets. So today I’m sharing with you these super easy DIY Tea Towels.
I originally started out with just the arrows, but I really thought it needed something to balance it out. After face-timing with my sister, we decided it needed words! I had been wanting to create a printable for the kitchen anyways and so I created a very cute and TRUE statement for our new tea towels.
This is probably the truest statement for our house. If it wasn’t for Love and Coffee, things might end badly at the end of the day! With a 6 year old boy (enough said) and 3 year old girl and a newborn well.. we all need a little love, and coffee! Well the kids don’t get coffee or we would need a whole lot more love, hah!
Ok, so let’s gather up what you need so you can make some too! You can make your own printable if you want or you can use the ones I have provided.
DIY Tea Towels Tutorial
1. Print off your printable. Cardstock is nice and makes it a little easier, but regular paper will work too.
2.Wash and Dry your Tea Towels before writing on them with the sharpie. I ironed my tea towels first so that I didn’t have to worry about an wrinkles
3. Place your Printable under your tea towel and line it up where you want it. You should be able to see it through the cloth.
4. Using your Sharpie trace the arrows/words until you are done. Be careful not to smudge the sharpie before it has a chance to dry. You might also want to take a break because you start going a little cross eyed staring at the lines ; )
And there you have it! These are washable, but I did let mine dry a few days before washing to ensure that the sharpie was good and dry, and let’s face it… I have a hard time with laundry so it’s not like I had to force myself not to wash them ; ). It does fade a little, but that is ok with me. If you just want them for decoration you don’t have to wash them.
I love a good easy project like this. It’s so nice to finish something these days. Please tell me I’m not the only one who has a pile of unfinished projects!
Here are some more of my kitchen projects. More to come very soon!