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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.



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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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