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How to Make Coasters using Vintage Books

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These coasters are a great way to use up books which may now be past their best and would otherwise be discarded. Time worn vintage children's illustrations are so beautiful and add wonderful hint of nostalgia to indulge in with your daily brew!

Tutorial by Georgia Coote

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How to make

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An old book

Step 1

Find a part of the book that you like and then place the coaster on it and draw around it.

Step 2

Carefully cut it out ensuring you cut within the pencil line.

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Step 3

Cover the coaster and the back of the illustration in a thin layer of modge podge.

Step 4

Smooth out any bubbles on the surface with your thumbs.

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Step 5

Seal the coaster by coating it with a thin layer of modge podge. Allow to dry and repeat 3 or more times to get a good hard surface to cope with hot mugs and dribbly bases!

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