10 Creative Coasters You Can Make Yourself

Want to spruce up your dining room? Keen to give your coffee table a bit of an update? These 10 pretty DIY coasters are easy to make and are really great for giving your space a simple, speedy update. Time to finish up your round of on line bingo and get crafty!

1. Lace print

Love lace? This tutorial from Martha Stewart gives simple ceramic tiles a sultry update using spray paint and some old lace. Lovely!

2. See the world

Another great Martha Stewart project, this time using old, round coasters, some tired out maps and glue. It couldn’t be simpler or look cooler.

3. Pattern pretty

This gorgeous tutorial from The Cottage Mama will turn plain old square tiles and some pretty patterned paper into stunning coasters for your coffee table.

4. Instagram inspiration

Addicted to instagram? Why should your best snaps stay trapped in the internet? Print out your favourite shots and apply them to cool, personalised coasters with this great Foam Magazine tutorial.

5. Ink dye

We love these DIY ink dye coasters from Discount Queens. Seriously fun to make, really pretty and they work as your very own ink blot tests if you want to play psychiatrist over coffee!

6. Snap happy

Everyone loves a pretty Polaroid snap! Now you can turn your best photographs into cute Polaroid-style coasters with this cool tutorial from Darkroom & Dearly.

7. Autumn leaves

Unfortunately there’s no tutorial for these sweet felt coasters from Fig & Me but, with a little sewing know-how, we’re sure you can make your own.

Worked out how to do it? Share your cleverness with our readers in the comments section below!

8. Papel picado

These cheerful, geometric coasters are so much fun to make. Cut your own design out of bright tissue paper, then apply to ceramic tiles with PVA. Here’s the full tutorial from Style Me Pretty.

9. Linen simplicity

Sometimes the most simple creations are the best. These linen coasters take pennies and mere seconds to make – and they look really sophisticated! Here’s how to make your own.

10. Chalkboard coasters

Crazy Wonderful’s chalkboard coaster tutorial is perfect for adding a personal touch to your homeware – or giving an amazing housewarming gift. Plus, chalkboard paint is ridiculously fun. Trust us!

Do you have any great ideas for coaster creation? Which of our coasters will you be getting crafty with? Share your ideas and your creations with our readers below or with our team via Twitter @TwoLittleFleas.

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