Turn Tiles Into Drinking Coasters Using Sharpies

Following the instructions below to create this fun DIY project from HGTV Magazine.
DIY Projects With Sharpies

DIY Projects With Sharpies

Check out HGTV Magazine's ideas for creative ways to use permanent markers.

Photo by: Philip Friedman

Philip Friedman

By: Jodi Kahn

What You'll Need

  • fine-point permanent markers, 3 colors
  • stencil
  • painter's tape
  • clean cotton cloth
  • rubbing alcohol
  • clear acrylic sealer spray
  • self-stick felt circles

1. Affix a stencil to each tile with a few pieces of painter’s tape.

2. Color in each stencil. Remove, and let each tile dry for 10 to 15 minutes.

3. Soak a clean cotton cloth in rubbing alcohol, then wring it out. Place it on each tile for a few seconds, then lift it straight up (this will give the ink a distressed look). Let dry.

4. Spray each tile with a clear acrylic sealer, and let dry.

5. Place self-stick felt circles on the back corners of each tile. 

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