Mickey Mouse DIY Tile Coaster

How to make ceramic tile coasters.

How to make a ceramic coaster DIY Mickey Mouse Ceramic Coaster

“You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” -Maya Angelou


How to Make Ceramic Tile Coasters

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Is it just me? Or does this happen to everyone else? Every time I sit down, there is never a coaster. Why? Who knows! It is not like we do not have plenty of them. And now, since we both work from home, the situation is even worse. So, I am bringing out the coasters. Why should I waste my money buying boring coasters, when I can make my own Mickey Mouse DIY Tile Coasters?


DIY tile coasters are an easy craft to make. They are cheap and take very little time to complete. The worst part is waiting for the Mod Podge to dry in between coats. If you need a coaster or are looking for a unique gift idea, DIY Tile coasters are a great choice. And it is easy to learn how to make ceramic tile coasters.



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What Types of Paper Can You Use for a DIY Tile Coaster

Most people use scrapbooking paper or wrapping paper on their DIY tile coaster. But that is not all you can use. Once you learn how to make a ceramic coaster, you can play around with your options. You have a lot to choose from, including:


  • Designer Scrapbook Paper

  • Wrapping Paper

  • Wallpaper

  • Old Books

  • Children’s Books

  • Comic Books

  • Coloring Books

  • Photos

  • Printed Graphics

  • Old Maps

  • Your own artwork.

  • …and More



How to Make DIY Tile Coasters

These things are so easy to make. And the supplies are super cheap. There is a good chance that you already have most of the supplies sitting around the house.


Supplies Needed:



Instructions for making a DIY Tile Coaster:

How to make a ceramic coaster.


1. Collect all your supplies.


How to make a ceramic coaster Supplies for making a DIY Ceramic Tile

2. Clean your ceramic tile. And let it dry completely. I would recommend you use rubbing alcohol. It dries quickly and removes greasy fingerprints.


3. Choose what area of the paper you want for your coaster.


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4. Place the tile on the paper and trace around it lightly with a pencil. If possible, I do it on the back side of the paper so there are not any pencil lines visible.


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5. Cut the square out of the paper.


How to make a ceramic coaster Disney Mickey Mouse DIY Ceramic Tile

6. Place the tile face up and brush a thin coat of Mod Podge on the top.



How to make a ceramic coaster Disney Mickey Mouse DIY Ceramic Tile

7. Place the paper square on top of the Mod Podge.



How to make a ceramic coaster Disney Mickey Mouse DIY Ceramic Tile

8. Press the paper down gently to remove any air bubbles.


9. Let the Mod Podge dry completely. This should take around 15-20 minutes


10. After it has dried, look for any air bubbles. If there are any, use the tip of a pin to pop it. Force any air out.


11. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge on the paper. Make sure you cover the paper completely. Do not miss the edges.


How to make a ceramic coaster Disney Mickey Mouse DIY Ceramic Tile


12. Let the Mod Podge dry completely. This should take around 15-20 minutes


13. Repeat steps 11 and 12 one to two more times.



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14. Once the tile has dried completely, spray it with a coat of clear acrylic gloss coating.


15. After the acrylic spray has dried, apply 4 felt pads to the bottom of the ceramic tile. Place one in each corner. If you do not have felt pads, you can use regular felt or cork.