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Gift Idea: Stamped Tile Coasters

Christmas is almost here!  I have been busy working on a few handmade gifts for our neighbors, friends and family.  These Stamped Tile Coasters are an easy project that takes less than 20 minutes from start to finish.

We have a box of 4 X 4 tumbled Travertine tiles in the garage left over from our kitchen back-splash project.  I've been saving them because I knew I wanted to make some tile coaster gift sets.

Gift Idea: DIY Stamped Tile Coasters


I've seen tile coasters made in all different ways, but I decided to just do what seemed easiest to me.  I already had all of the supplies on hand and I thought these would blend easily into any decor.
Supplies needed

  • 4 x 4 natural stone tiles, tumbled would be best since the edges will be soft and rounded.  The tiles I used sell for 22 cents a piece an our local Floor and Decor.
  • Permanent stamp ink, I used StazOn.
  • Stamps
  • Modge Podge or a sealer made for natural stone. (I used a stone sealer leftover from our tile project.)
  • Felt or rubber bumpers
  • Pretty Ribbon


Instructions:

1.  Clean the tiles with a damp paper towel, and let dry completely.

2.  Ink up your stamp and press firmly to the tile.  (I used this French Script wooden stamp.)


I did a two layer stamped image, so if you do this too, make sure the ink is dry on the first image and repeat the process.  The StazOn ink only takes a few seconds to dry.  I really love the clear stamps for stuff like this.  I was able to play around until I found just the right placement.


3.  Once the ink is dry, apply your chosen sealer by following the product's directions.  I just dabbed the stone sealer on with a paper towel, waited 15 minutes and added another coat.


4.  Add the felt or rubber bumpers to the bottom of the tile.

how to make tile coasters



5.  Dress up the tiles with a pretty ribbon and gift tag, and you're done!


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10 comments:

  1. I have seen those around a lot too - definitely on my to do list. Yours turned out gorgeous!!

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  2. These are beautiful. Great job! I would love these in my own home. Would have to make a bunch more to give them away.

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  3. these are so pretty, I'm loving the french script

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  4. Very pretty! Love your choice of stamps.

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  5. This looks amazing! I got some like these as a gift, and I love them

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  6. I love these...what a great idea and your presentation is so pretty. I am saving this to my How To file. I am joining your followers. Hope you stop by and if you enjoy mine do the same. Shari

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  7. I have some tiles in the basement and I keep tossing this idea around. Yours turned out great!!

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  8. Thats a great idea, Thanks so much....Kathi

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  9. These are beautiful! Pinned them on Pinterest!

    Helen
    Blue Eyed Beauty Blog

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  10. Wow! Aside from the fact that you hardly spent any money for this, you turned a leftover travertine tile to a great work of art! I would definitely love to see more of your artworks.

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