Things we love right now:
Bold geometric shapes.
Not getting condensation stains on our tabletops.
Inspired by Liza and Kaffe’s Hexi Quilt Design, I pulled together a quick and easy DIY that uses the hexi shape and pairs it with a functional and contemporary color-blocked coaster. Because you don’t want to start of 2014 with rings on your tables.
- 3mm felt (often called industrial felt) which you can buy here.
- Hexi template
- Rotary cutter
- Cutting mat
- Acrylic paint (we used black)
- Foam brush
- Masking tape
Step One: Print Your Template & Cut Hexi Shapes
If you’d like to use our hexi template, simply right click and download the image below.
Next grab your ruler and a rotary cutter, and cut as many coaster shapes as you’d like from the felt. A set of 4-6 makes the perfect hostess gift.
Step Two: Tape Off Your Designs and Paint
Use masking tape to tape off half the hexi. You could also portion off the coaster in various sections like triangle segments, stripes, or block out the corners.
Using black acrylic craft paint (or other color of your choice), use a foam brush to paint half of the coaster. Allow paint to dry for several hours. Apply a second coat if necessary.
Step Three: Enjoy Your Chic Beverage Coasters & Impress Everyone