Another pinner pinned --After being tortured by seeing all the "diy plates" with sharpies, I feel honor bound to post that you really should be using a Pebeo Porcelaine 150 pen. Seriously, this is what we use and sell at work-- don't use sharpies people!
I've got a dark blue ceramic pen waiting for me. And there are white plates and bowls on sale down the road. Creative: Eleven Ceramic Projects To DIY (via funnelcloud: DIY hand-painted ceramic tealight holders)
DIY Painted Porcelain If you've got some completely white dishes or cups that need some livening up, here's some inspiration for this super easy and quick DIY project! Grab some porcelain paint pens and bake for half an hour and presto!