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Cheers! Fourth of July Coaster

Published: June 6, 2011
Photo by Scotch Blue
Need someplace to rest that watermelon-flavored drink? Try this easy project to make your own American flag coaster. It's fun and inexpensive to make your very own set.


White ceramic tile (rectangle)

0.75” Scotchblue Painter’s Tape (2080 or 2080EL)

Red and Blue Paint



1. Spray a coating of shellac onto tile to ensure paint will adhere properly. Then use Scotchblue Painter’s Tape to mask off the upper left corner of the tile and paint this area blue.

2. Mask off the blue area with painter’s tape and also lay down tape across the width of the tile creating strips ¾ apart. Paint these areas red.

3. Allow paint to dry completely and remove tape. Add felt to the back of tile if desired to keep tile from scratching table surfaces.

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