Thursday, February 17, 2011

Etceteras: cork and tile coasters

If you have leftover tile from a house project, here’s an easy way to put them to good use.

These white tiles are the perfect size for coasters. The only problem is that a drink might slide off the coaster if it becomes damp. Solution: use little cork pads. Not only will they keep the drink in place, they’re decorative.

These cork pads are usually used to protect furniture from scratches. They’re placed on the bottom of lamps or other knick knacks.

They come in little packages and are self adhesive. Just peel them off and stick them to your tile.

Don’t forget to put some on the bottom of the tile – to protect your table.





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7 comments:

  1. What a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing all of your super creative ways to use old things to make something new...such an inspiration!

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  3. That's a great way of using those little cork pads! They look great :)

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  4. beautiful, I also have a tree at home - the bells of string! Pictures on my blog....

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  5. That is really a great idea! Fabulous job!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
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  6. Awesome decoration.
    This is really very creative idea, well done. Cork tile flooring

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