One thing that will never be in style — watermarks on your tables. Luckily, coasters save the day by keeping our drinks off the table and look good doing it. Even better? When you create the coasters yourself. There are thousands of ideas for DIY coasters all over the internet, so we picked a few of our favorites to share with you. Whether working with clay, cork or felt, they’re all simple enough to achieve with minimal materials on a rainy afternoon.
Wooden Pallet Coasters
Rest your fun summer drink on these cute and easy to make wooden pallet coasters, or make a set for a housewarming gift. Miniaturize your shipping pallet projects! These rustic coasters will look adorable on any table. Get the tutorial from One Dog Woof.
Patterned Cork DIY Coasters
Want to make something artistic? This tutorial shows you how to make pattern art on cork coasters. There are no rules set in stone – you can use your creativity and imagination to make patterns in your liking. You make such coasters for yourself and as gifts. The coasters will make a great present for anyone if you know their favorite style. Get the tutorial from Curbly.
DIY Bead Coasters
These are so cute and colorful! Learn how to make these vibrant bead coasters and enjoy last few days of summer care-free. Get the tutorial from Enthralling Gumption.
DIY Donut Coasters
Here’s an easy wonderful project that doesn’t require much skill. All you need is some creativity and acrylic paint. Grab a few birch coasters and paint them to make these cute donut coasters that will make your dinners that much more fun. Get the tutorial from The Sassy Life.
Printable Kiwi Drink Coasters
You’ve probably been thinking this as well. Why not print your DIY coaster designs? It’s a very valid idea and indeed, why not? Here’s one idea for printable kiwi coasters. It’s a very refreshing design good for serving summer cocktails and more than that! Get the tutorial from Oh Happy Day.
DIY Coaster Branches
A little rustic inspiration never hurt, right? These twiggy coasters would pair perfectly with almost any interior design style, and can be easily made with backyard sticks and a bit of string. Want more? These could also be expanded into some cabin-ready placemats. Get the tutorial from Follow Fashion.
Cricut Explore One Summer Sun Coasters
Learn how to transform a set of store-bought coasters, into the perfect summertime coasters, by using your Cricut machine and some vinyl! Get the tutorial from Kingston Crafts.
Pressed Flower DIY Coasters
Love springtime florals? Keep the look alive no matter the season with this dainty DIY. Pressed flowers get sandwiched between two panes of glass, then adorned with a copper edge for a can’t-believe-it’s-homemade look. Get the tutorial from Brit + Co.
Geometric DIY Coasters
These are the quite unique geometric DIY coaster that you’ll really enjoy making. They are really easy to make but look stunning. So after making just one of them, you won’t be able to stop making more, we promise you. And having made several of them you can put together the coasters to create a serving trivet. Get the tutorial from Sugar and Cloth.