Make Terrazzo-Inspired Drink Coasters for Your Next Shindig

Terrazzo: the confetti of the design world.

DIY Terrazzo Drink Coasters

DIY Terrazzo Drink Coasters

Terrazzo is popping up everywhere these days. From chic kitchen backsplashes to trendy tabletop decor, this multicolored marble look is the confetti of the design world. Where covering your home with this material can be costly, we’re going to celebrate this style on a budget with DIY drink coasters that are perfect for summer entertaining. Cheers!

Photo by: Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

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Terrazzo is popping up everywhere these days. From chic kitchen backsplashes to trendy tabletop decor, this multicolored marble look is the confetti of the design world. Where covering your home with this material can be costly, we’re celebrating this fun style on a budget with DIY terrazzo-inspired drink coasters that are perfect for entertaining. Cheers!

Tools and Materials

  • (4) 2 oz packages of white oven bake modeling clay
  • variety of multicolor oven bake modeling clay
  • razor blade or utility knife
  • 3" or 4" circular cookie cutter
  • smooth non-stick surface or sheet of wax paper
  • craft rolling pin
  • cork or plastic adhesive bumpers

Prep Clay

Roll out white modeling clay to approximately 3/4" to 1/2" thickness and a little over 4" in diameter. Use a utility knife to chip off small chunks of colored clay in varying shapes and sizes.

Create a Terrazzo Pattern

Photo by: Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Lay multicolored clay chips on top of the flattened white clay in a random pattern. Roll the multicolored pieces into the white base until they're fully embedded and the top is smooth. Keep thickness to at least 1/4".

Stamp Out Coasters

Photo by: Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Carefully press a circular cookie cutter into your clay sheet and then remove individual circles.

Bake and Display

Bake the coasters on a cookie sheet to the specifications listed on your clay's packaging. Allow to cool completely, then attach cork or plastic bumpers on the bottom side of each coaster to avoid any surface scratching. These fun, colorful coasters are an inexpensive, DIY way to incorporate a high-end trend into your decor on a budget. They also make great gifts!

DIY Terrazzo Drink Coasters

DIY Terrazzo Drink Coasters

Terrazzo is popping up everywhere these days. From chic kitchen backsplashes to trendy tabletop decor, this multicolored marble look is the confetti of the design world. Where covering your home with this material can be costly, we’re going to celebrate this style on a budget with DIY drink coasters that are perfect for summer entertaining. Cheers!

Photo by: Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

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