VJ Day Anniversary Mugs

Decorate these mugs in VJ Day and Union Jack themes to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

Skill Level

Beginner. Adult supervision

Time to Make

35 minutes per mug

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Take a blank white mug and use a red porcelain pen to draw a red cross onto the front of the mug. Then draw a red diagonal line coming from the centre of the cross in each of the four sections, leaving a white border around the red cross.
  2. Use a dark blue porcelain pen to colour in the rest of the Union Jack flag, remembering to leave a white border around the red lines.
  3. Repeat these steps to draw a Union Jack onto the back of the mug as well.
  4. Take another mug and write 'VJ' at the top of it using a red porcelain pen. Then use a blue pen to write 'DAY' just below it.
  5. Write '75th' below DAY using a red porcelain pen, and then underneath that use a blue pen to write 'ANNIVERSARY'.
  6. Use a blue porcelain pen to colour in the top edge of the mug.

Top Tip

If you make a mistake you can remove the pen ink using a damp cloth.

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