How to Make Citrus-Slice Drink Coasters From Rope
These citrus-themed coasters are so easy to make you can craft up a batch in time for happy hour.
Don’t forget your manners just because summer is here. No more lemonade rings on your tables with this fun DIY project. Craft up a batch of these citrus themed coasters in time for cocktails this evening.
Watch this episode of DIY This With Jennifer Perkins for all the details and keep reading for more.
- cotton laundry-line rope
- hot-glue gun
- hot glue
- sticky back craft foam
- paint brush
Begin to coil cotton laundry line onto its self and hot glue as you go. Continue until you have coaster sized coils. Trim the line and glue the end down.
To create your citrus slice stencil, trace a circle slightly smaller than the coaster you coiled onto a piece of craft foam. Trace another circle slightly smaller inside the first circle. Make a pie shape and cut out the triangles, leaving a bit of space between each. The parts of the sticker that are left will act as the pith in your stencil.
Remove the backing on the stencil and center onto the coaster.
Lightly apply craft paint to the entire coaster.
Try using green for limes, yellow for lemons and pink for grapefruit. Allow the coasters to completely dry before removing the stencil.
Pour yourself a nice tall glass of lemonade and sit back, relax and enjoy summer (without rings on the coffee table).