Why not DIY your coasters at home? In the lines below, you will find plenty of creative and chic ideas for DIY coasters.
You may and may not use coasters in your household, but they are essential items to have. Not only they are important gadgets to place on your serving tray, but protecting your coffee and dining tables is equally important. With hot and cold drinks, why take the risk of harming your furniture no matter how costly they are. There is a wide range of ready-made coasters in the market. But this does not mean that you will find the style that you like that best suits your style. Therefore, why not DIY your coasters at home? In the lines below, you will find plenty of creative and chic ideas for DIY coasters. Some of these ideas may cling to your style while others don’t. Some may seem easy to DIY while others may seem a bit more complicated. However, what is sure is that you will end up with a nice set of handmade coasters that will serve as easy homemade home decorations or even as nice personalized gifts to your beloved ones.
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To make these coasters, you only need steady cardboard, cotton rope, and glue. First cut the cardboard in a circle shape, then start sticking the cotton rope round and round. You can also place a few motifs on the side to end up your decoration.
Check out these colorful crochet coasters. These were made when I was preparing for the delivery of my elder daughter. They are simple, colorful, and match the theme of the baby shower. If you know how to crochet, then you will not find any issue in doing these coasters. If you do not know how to crochet, no worries. There are plenty of videos on YouTube for beginners that help you learn the basic technics which is what you only need.
I remember when I first started my WhynotDIY.me, kids’ air dry coasters were among the first items that I did. Not only they are very easy to do, but they are as well an ultimate activity to engage your kids.
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To prepare these tile coasters, you need tile pieces. Make sure to choose your preferred shape. Next, get a chosen wallpaper and place it over the tile using Mod podge. Finally, with shiny or matt varnish, paint the top of the wallpaper, and let them sit to dry.
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This is one of the easiest ways to create coasters at home. You only need cork coasters that you can buy at a very low cost. Next, spend some quality time with your kids creating patterns over these cork coasters with paint pens. If you have nice handwriting, artistically write a few words, say names, or any other blend of words you may choose.
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Straight to the point are these nice elegant coasters. Get natural or even artificial branch cuts and paint them with shiny mod podge and the coasters will be done. Do you know that you can also make decoupage on these coasters?
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Check these out. They do not require too much effort. If you are good at stitching, then you won’t find an issue making them. All you need is some nice fabrics and you are set to go.
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Palettes make nice furniture. And they do make as well nice coasters in a miniature size.
Mini wood palettes can be put together to come up with rustic or shabby chic style coasters that complement the décor of your home. Feel free to give them some paint or a nice decoration.
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To make these nice marble coasters, you will only need a piece of wood, and marble paper. There are even marble papers that come with adhesive allowing you to paste them directly on the wood. See how elegant they are.
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You can always personalize your coasters through this trick. Maybe have a collection of travel-related photos or even nice shots that you have taken whether portraits or landscapes. With Modpodge and nice photos, use the decoupage technique to create these nice Modpodge coasters.
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How simple are these coasters? You only need lids of mason jars and vinyl papers with colors or designs to paste inside. Cut the vinyl, stick it on the inside of the lid, and Tada!
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There are plenty of yarns that you can use to make these coasters. One of them would be the yarn used to make a friendship bracelet. Just like the coasters with ropes, your kids can enjoy doing colorful coasters. They can even create a long braid of colored yarns and then roll it around to DIY the coaster.
Do you like this collection of coasters? Which ones do you prefer or do you opt for trying. Let me know in the comments below. Meanwhile, check out these summer gadgets that you can DIY this season!