These DIY Wood Slice Snowflake Coasters are a fun and easy craft project ... perfect for decorating your home for winter or giving as a holiday gift!
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I've had these DIY Wood Slice Snowflake Coasters on my list to make since last Christmas.
I just ran out of time to make them!
Want to make your own set? Then keep reading for the easy tutorial.
DIY Snowflake Coasters
I wasn't going to let another year go by without making these coasters, and I'm so glad I did. They turned out so cute.
Coasters make a great gift for pretty much anyone, and these are super easy to make!
At this time of year, I usually decorate my windows for the holidays with cut snowflakes. They're always fun to make, and I love creating different patterns.
The paper snowflakes usually come down after the holidays are over, but I'd keep these DIY Wood Slice Coasters out all winter.
It sounds like I'm going to keep this set, doesn't it?
How to Make Snowflake Coasters
Here's what you'll need to make your own set of snowflake coasters:
- 4 wood slice coasters (I purchased mine at Michaels, but these wood slices are similar.)
- snowflake template (scroll to end of post for a free printable file)
- white craft paint
- small paint brushes
Start by printing and cutting out the snowflake templates. Center the templates on the coasters and tape into place.
Trace the snowflake with a pen, pressing lightly so it leaves an indentation on the coaster.
Fill in the snowflake with the white paint.
Take your time and don't worry if it's not exactly perfect, mine sure weren't!
You could also try using a paint pen.
To finish, go over your DIY Wood Slice Coasters with a few coats of polyurethane, letting the coasters dry in between each coat.
This will protect the flakes and to keep the wood from staining.
I packaged my DIY Wood Slice Snowflake Coaster with a red ribbon ... simple, yet pretty!
Printable Snowflake PDF
To get the free printable snowflake template, just click the image below (anywhere except the “Pin Me!” button). Print at full size for best results.
Looking for more DIY Gift Ideas?
If you're looking for other gift ideas, make sure to check out these ideas, too!
- Easy Peppermint Bark
Tassel Wine Charms
- Kids Fishing Game
- Salted Caramel Sauce
- Kids Treasure Box
- Personalized Notepads
- Vintage French Map Coasters
Have you started holiday shopping yet?