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Coasting into Mother's Day No Silhouette Needed!

Posted by Sarah Barnes on




I am so excited to be doing my first blog post here. With Mother's Day being about 6 weeks away, I thought it would be fun to make some posts for Mother's Day gifts you can make yourself.

I love the blank acrylic blank coaster sets from Craft Chameleon. I especially love that they come in a set of 4 blank coasters and include the feet. This makes it so easy to customize and finish. The coasters themselves are nice and thick so they hold up to lots of use.

I made the design in Silhouette and printed them on my inkjet printer. I couldn't find my cardstock so I used regular copier paper. After letting the ink dry, I sprayed acrylic sealer over the images.



  Once the sealer had dried, I cut out the designs to make it easier to apply to the coasters.





I removed the protective paper coating from both sides of the coasters. 




 Using a foam brush, I applied the modge podge to one side of the blank coaster, which would then become the bottom side of the coaster. Then I applied the cut out design onto the mod podge, right side up.








 After letting the mod podge dry for a couple of hours, I applied 2 more coats of mod podge to the backside of the design to help seal it and secure it on the coaster. I applied the coaster feet right after I had applied the final coat of mod podge.



 Here are 2 finished coasters. I did experience some of the ink bleeding from the modge podge even though I used a sealer. I would recommend using scrap book paper or card stock if you are printing your own images. I think the copier paper is just too thin to hold all the ink.

I hope this helps to inspire you for some fun and different ways to use these coasters.

















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