Coasters

12 Easy DIY Coasters

12 Easy DIY Coasters
  1. What can I make a coaster out of?
  2. Can you use tiles as coasters?
  3. What wood is used for coasters?
  4. How do you make homemade coasters waterproof?
  5. What do you put on the bottom of coasters?

What can I make a coaster out of?

For these colorful coasters, the supplies needed are: scrapbook paper, mod podge, fabric glue, clear acrylic glaze, felt, a sponge brush and ceramic tiles. Glue the paper to the tile and let it dry completely. Then paint over the paper and tile with mod podge. Let it dry and repeat 2 or 3 times.

Can you use tiles as coasters?

Making coasters from tiles. ... You don't even need special equipment, just your spare tiles, PVA glue, and Sharpies or pictures or photographs. It's also a good idea to use felt, cork or sticky felt pads to put on the back of the tiles to protect your table surfaces.

What wood is used for coasters?

You can choose any type of wood you want. Softwoods like fir, cedar, and pine often result in a rustic look, while hardwoods like alder, beech, hickory, mahogany, maple, and oak will look more refined, and may be more durable. Look for logs that are reasonably straight, at least a foot long, and 3.5–4” in diameter.

How do you make homemade coasters waterproof?

Apply 2 coats of a clear spray sealer to the coasters to seal and waterproof them. Make sure to do this in a well ventilated area. Spray the top, sides, and bottom side. Let the sealer dry for 20 minutes or so.

What do you put on the bottom of coasters?

As a final touch, attach felt squares to the bottom of your coasters with glue or double sided tape. Some craft stores even sell adhesive-backed felt which makes it super easy. You could also use cork-board instead of felt.

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