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Alcohol Ink Coasters

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Small, plain white wall tiles can be picked up cheaply from hardware stores and can be transformed with alcohol inks into unusual abstract coasters.



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Time: 30 minutes
Age: Over 10's
Level: Medium

Materials
Plain white wall tiles
Alcohol inks
Alcohol blending solution
Paintbrush
Protective gloves
Glossy glue sealer
Felt pads



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cheap white tiles




Alcohol ink, coaster, gift, craft


Method
Ensure you carry this project out in a well ventilated area with parental supervision. The ink can stain so wear protective gloves and cover your work area well.
Apply a good layer of alcohol blending solution to a tile and spread to fully cover with a paintbrush.
The simplest method is to apply a few drops of alcohol ink, one colour or more. The drops will spread out.



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Why not try adding a few drops to one end, tip up the tile and let the ink run down.
Add a few drops in another colour at the opposite end and repeat.



Alcohol ink, coaster, gift, craft


You could also use an cotton ear bud to swirl around some colour and then add drops of a different alcohol ink colour.



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Try mixing all the techniques with runs and drops



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Leave to fully dry.
Apply a layer of glossy glue sealer and allow to dry.
Stick felt pads underneath the tiles so the coasters don't scratch a table.



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Tie a set up with a pretty ribbon and these make a lovely gift for someone special.



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Categories
#Over 10s
#Medium
#Mothers Day
#Fathers Day
#Alcohol Ink
#Coaster
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