Ampersand Cut Cork Coasters

Updating your own home is usually a problem. Whether or not it’s lack of time or funds it could possibly typically appear unachievable however worry not. You can also make a change. It’s all within the particulars. Including small and considerate touches to your own home can impart your character and tastes with out making drastic modifications to the decor.

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Rigorously choosing out properly designed items could make your house really feel trendy and homely on the similar time. These Ampersand Coasters are an ideal instance of methods to take a a lot liked house accent and switch it into one thing to offer your espresso desk character!

The great previous ampersand. Completely on development proper now (nicely isn’t it all the time). An indication all of us recognise and provides a promise that extra is but to return. Small, intriguing and fascinating in addition. So why not give it satisfaction of place and shield your on the similar time surfaces? Win (&) win no? With this tutorial I’ve included a PDF document to make the perfect sized coaster. If you must you possibly can improve the dimensions to enlarge coasters for greater mugs. That’s the great thing about DIY – it’s as much as you!

You’ll want:

  • Skinny cork materials
  • Pencil
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors
  • Printer


1. Print out this PDF document of the Ampersand Template. In the event you don’t have a printer you’ll be able to rigorously draw your personal (though that is more durable than it sounds!) Minimize across the ampersand to provide you your template.

2. Beginning in a single nook of your cork mat maintain the template firmly over the cork with one hand and use a pencil to attract across the outdoors of the template.

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three. Take the template away and maintain protected for the subsequent coaster. Use your craft knife to slowly and punctiliously reduce across the outdoors of your pencil line.

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four. Rigorously reduce all the best way round first after which minimize away the small print on the within as properly. Be sure to are cautious however agency on the corners to keep away from chopping an excessive amount of – and going too far into the form – or too little and making a jagged edge.

Ampersand Cork Coasters cut details

5. Decide up your template once more and work via steps 2-four. Repeat for every coaster you want to. Historically you’d make four or 6 coasters to finish a set, however you can also make as many or a couple of as you want!

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I really like how stylish and classy these look on my espresso desk & how practical they’re on the similar time. What different shapes do you assume would look nearly as good as this?

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Ampersand Cork Coasters in one

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