As folks who love to entertain, the search for the right style of coasters that don’t break the bank is endless. Decorated cork coasters are an inexpensive and clever hostess gift or party favor. Simply by using Mini Craft Stencils from Royal Design Studio and cork you can create a one-of-a-kind gift or a stunning set for yourself! Cork is a timeless material because of its natural, environmentally friendly, and resilient qualities – making it perfect for DIY cork coasters! If you’ve got a big party coming and plenty of surfaces that need protecting or simply want to stockpile cool, colorful coasters, this simple DIY’s for you!
- Moroccan Tile Craft Stencils Set from Royal Design Studio
- Royal Stencil Brush
- Van Dyke Brown Stain & Seal™
- Faux Effects® SoSlow Super Extender
- Multiple 12” x 12” cork sheets with 3/16” thickness
- Spray adhesive
- Straight edge blade
Step 1: Cut the cork sheets in 4” x 4” squares by using a straight metal edge and sharp blade.
Step 2: Mix a 1:1 ratio of Van Dyke Brown Stain & Seal with SoSlow Super Extender.
Step 3: Spray the back of each Tile Stencil with adhesive and center one stencil on each cork square.
Step 4: Load a stencil brush with the stain mix and offload the excess onto a paper towel.
Step 5: Stencil the design onto the cork. You may use a smaller brush to paint the edges of the cork squares with the stain mix.
Your beverage coasters now ready to be wined and dined! They are easy to clean and very durable so they make a great protective barrier to your beautiful decor. And here’s another cork decor idea if you have extra cork sheets! You can create a DIY cork board for your office notes with the Fitzgerald Jeweled Beads Wall Stencil.