Wrap some baker's twine or other string around a wooden block to create a graphic textured stamp. -can also use rubber bands- Stamp on inside of paper bags from grocery store or paper that comes in mailed packages, use as wrapping paper.
Tips and Tricks for Sharpie Marker Mugs. A must read if you plan to add a sharpie design to a mug! Lots of great info. Sharpie marker mugs - dollar store mugs with sharpie markers. bake 350 for 30 mins to seal
DIY: Piggy or any other animal mug using Sharpies and baked at 250 degrees for 30 minutes, then *let cool in oven*. (Remember, regular sharpies DO NOT always work. Oil-based Sharpies supposedly do. Actual ceramic markers can be purchased at craft stores.