Curbly Video: Using Paper Napkins to Make Decorative Tile Coasters

by DIY Maven

With the help of some 4" square ceramic tiles, turning decorative paper napkins into a set of very polished-looking coasters is easy.

created on: 02/16/09

To make a set of 4 coasters, you’ll need:

  • 4-4" square ceramic tiles (you can find these at your big box store for about 15 cents a piece)
  • Mod Podge 
  • small paint brush
  • polyurethane (I used Aqua-Zar in satin, but glossy would look great too)
  • decorative paper napkins
  • Squares of thin cork or...

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Weave Magazine Coasters

by Lilybee

I have a squillion magazine and no coasters. Fidgety Fingers has a solution!

Their coasters require nothing but some magazines that you're prepared to sacrifice, opposable thumbs and a little up-cycling wiliness.

created on: 01/21/09

The tutorial has fairly clear pictures and once you get started you can whip up a few dozen in no time. I'm thinking that junk mail and old catalogs might also

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Easy-to-Sew Micro-Fiber Suede Coasters

by DIY Maven

Easy-to-Sew Micro-Fiber Suede Coasters

I love micro-fiber suede. It cleans easily and it doesn’t fray, which is why it’s the perfect material for making coasters. This particular project is also a great way to play with the fancy finishing stitches on your sewing machine.

What you need:

I used a bit of leftover micro-fiber suede from a re-upholstery project, but if buying new, you’ll only need about 1/9th, or 4 inches, of a yard of fabric. (How many coasters you’ll get out of that...

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Cold Cut Coasters.

by Chris Gardner

I can't read German, so there's not much more detail I can provide, but these are totally dope.

Cold Cut Coasters.

The website describes:

Topfuntersetzer Aufschnitt
mit Rotwurst, Mortadella und Bierwurst 
Die Filzscheiben Aufschnitt aus 100 % Schurwolle sind mit einem beidseitigen Textildruck veredelt.Von jeder Wurstsorte ist 1Scheibe im Set.

 

Can anybody help? 

 

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