50 Crafty DIY Cup Coaster Ideas


Infuse some fun and personality into your home decor through these do-it-yourself coaster project ideas that you’re sure to love! With over 50 of these gems from a number of thrifty and talented makers, we wouldn’t be surprised if you wanted to make three, or four…or all 50 for that matter!

Prepare yourself, because it’s time to be wowed by the most creative and clever coaster ideas you’ve ever seen…

patchwork coasters

These pretty patchwork coasters by All Sorts are not only super pretty, but the tutorial to create them is also incredibly easy to follow! This is the perfect project for using your fabric leftovers too.

glitter-covered coasters

Add some bling to your table with these glitter-covered coasters from A Lovely Recovery. They’re the perfect coasters to bring out when you’re entertaining or if you simply feel like indulging in some sparkle.

wine glass-worthy coasters

Fancy turning those wine corks into something useful? Follow this step-by-step guide from Apartment Therapy and you’ll have wine glass-worthy coasters in no time!

sharpie coasters

To think that these coasters were made using Sharpie pens…not special watercolor paint! A Pinterest Addict shows you her version of this popular and pretty coaster trend.

metal nuts coasters

Everyone would have metal nuts just like these ones lying around in their garage or shed. Arts To Crafts turned these into a shiny new coaster and you can too by following these instructions!

perler bead coasters

How great are colorful plastic beads, especially when you can turn them into awesome, grown-up things such as coasters! We love these intricate designs, as well as the fact that they take next to no time to create. Check out Bliss Bloom Blog’s tutorial!

cork coasters

Bright Nest’s DIY coaster tutorial really is as easy as 1,2,3! Grab your favorite material off-cuts, trim them to size and simply glue them on your plain coaster. Too easy!

felt coasters

How incredible is this hexagonal coaster design from Ciera Design? The blogger assures us that these are way easier to create than they look, so be sure to check out her tutorial and put it to the test!

plastic coasters

These plastic and fantastic coasters from Country Living have been made from drinking straws – What a clever idea! The bonus is that they’re definitely waterproof!

circle coasters

Perhaps the perfect Mother’s Day gift or treat for a loved one, these crafty coasters by Craft Foxes can feature all of your favorite patterns! We love the patchwork effect created from mixing and matching different materials.

Moroccan tile coasters

Moroccan inspired tiles are all the rage now, but unfortunately they come at a rather high price.

Thankfully, Darby Smart has provided you with this guide to creating beautiful Moroccan print tiles on a budget!

map coasters

Embrace your inner wanderlust (or cartographer) and make these DIY map coasters from DIY Ready!

These are sure to be a crowd-pleaser with their rustic and adventurous appeal.

marble coasters

We’ll let you in on a little secret; these coasters look like regal marble stone, but they’re not! To find out how Earnest Home Co created marble-look coasters the easy (and cheap) way, you’ll have to check out this tutorial.

wood coasters

These pretty little coasters from Ella Claire Inspired are like works of art! Got some spare logs lying around in your backyard? Do you love floral designs? Combine the two together and you’ve got these wonderful coasters!

branch coasters

These beautifully rustic coasters could not be any easier! Garden Therapy has found the perfect sized log, cut it into coasters and lacquered the wood in an elegant stain.

magnet coasters

If you love working with clay to create unique and gorgeous items, then you’re sure to really enjoy this tutorial by Gathering Beauty. Originally created to be made into magnets, you could easily make larger circles to double as ornate coasters. Perfect gift idea alert!

donut coasters

Does it get any cuter than these DIY donuts coasters from Hello Natural? This is one incredibly easy craft tutorial to follow and you’re sure to fall in love with the end result too!

coaster tutorial

Pretty, eye-catching coasters are simpler than ever to create thanks to this step-by-step guide from I Heart Nap Time. Mix and match your coaster designs with your favorite colors and patterns to create a unique look!

felt ball coasters

If you love those fizzy little felt balls that you find at craft stores, then you’re sure to fall head-over-heels in love with Inspired by Charm’s coaster tutorial! These felt balls are also the perfect coasters for sitting underneath hot drinks – They’re super heat-proof!

sliced watermelon coasters

Another easy-peasy and fruit-inspired coaster tutorial! This crafty project from Kittenhood not only looks amazing but is super simple and fun to create too. Perfect for sitting underneath your summer drinks by the pool!

paperweight coasters

Paper weights that double as one-of-a-kind drink coasters – Now that’s a genius idea! Lil Blue Boo shows you how you can create your very own resin masterpieces filled with your favorite little objects.

nautical diy coasters

Ahoy! If you’re thinking of creating some fun, nautical-inspired coasters for your surfaces, you won’t want to go past this DIY tutorial from Love and Marriage Blog. These would also be perfect for a sailor-themed birthday party!

agate coasters

We’re sure you’ll agree with us when we say that these gold-rimmed agate coasters are amazingly pretty! Each one costs around $8 to make, according to Making Lemonade Blog, but you’ll be pleased to know that you certainly can’t find them online or in shops for any cheaper. Bargain!

felt coasters

Martha Stewart has used her crafting super powers to create felt coasters which resemble some of your favorite biscuits! Team these with a cup of tea and you’ve got yourself a very cute set-up.


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