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Farmhouse Striped Wood Slice Coasters

Last  Fall, I bought these wood slices with the plan to make new coasters. They were used all this time, I just didn’t really know what to do with them. At first I thought of putting some stencils on them, similar to these coasters I made last year. But I did not really have any further inspiration. Then, the other day, finally, I thought of making cute farmhouse striped wood slice coasters by simply adding some stripes with black paint. Fun thing is, that if I don’t want any stripes I can simply turn them around and they’re plain again.




 

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Farmhouse Striped Wood Slice Coasters

 

What you’ll need:

wood slices

black acrylic paint

finishing wax

paint brush 

painters tape

sanding block

 

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Prepare & Paint

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Make sure you stick on the tape firmly so the paint won’t bleed. Mine did a little bit at some points but you can almost not tell.

Don’t get confused with all the stripes. I re-used the same tape for all of them that’s why you can see so many.

The paint dries really quick and you can just stick it on again over the already painted stripes as well.

 

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Sand & Wax

Using a sanding block, I sanded the coasters a little bit so they wouldn’t look freshly painted. At the end I rubbed some furniture wax on them to seal the paint in.

 

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They can be coffee coasters, put underneath your small plants or candles. I love using little coasters like this in my decor and the possibilities are endless. Like I’ve mentioned before, when you want a simpler look, just turn them around and use the plain side.

 

 

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  • Pili
    05/07/2018 at 16:45

    I love everything with stripes and these coasters are lovely, Katrin! Even piling them up with a candle as you did looks so good!

  • Keri Roberts
    22/01/2018 at 07:20

    Katrin, these striped coasters are wonderful. They look beautiful and like you said you can always flip them over for a new look, very clever.

    • Katrin
      25/01/2018 at 07:07

      Aw Thanks friend 🙂

  • Debrashoppeno5
    21/01/2018 at 14:00

    I like how you added the farmhouse personality yet if you want a plain version just flip over. They really look good.

    • Katrin
      22/01/2018 at 06:59

      Thanks so much Debra, that means a lot!

  • Julia - Vintage with Laces
    21/01/2018 at 11:15

    What a great idea! That’s such an easy way to turn simple wood slices into something stylish. Your coasters look fabulous, Katrin!

    • Katrin
      22/01/2018 at 06:58

      Thanks, I’m glad you like them Julia 🙂

  • Ellen
    16/01/2018 at 18:29

    Now this is klever, one side stripes and flip over for plain again! Wood slices are just so versatile and I love the look of them too. You make this seem very easy and I’m going to give it a try on one, just to be sure! Thank-you!

    • Katrin
      18/01/2018 at 07:08

      Thank you Ellen, yes, wood slices are a lot of fun to work with, and so so easy!

  • Marie
    16/01/2018 at 18:07

    Super cute idea, Katrin!

    • Katrin
      18/01/2018 at 07:07

      Thanks Marie!!

  • Mary
    16/01/2018 at 03:45

    Katrin adding that farmhouse stripe is such a great idea. It gives interest to an otherwise rustic but simple coaster. Now if only I could find some wood slices here in the city!

    • Katrin
      18/01/2018 at 07:07

      Thank you Mary, yes they did turn out alright and if I want them plain all I do is turn them around. I bought mine actually… I wouldn’t even know how to use a saw, lol.

  • Tanya Derrey Bingham
    15/01/2018 at 18:19

    These look amazing Katrin, I love your tips on the tape too! Pinning 🙂

    • Katrin
      15/01/2018 at 22:26

      SO happy you like them Tanya, Thanks friend 🙂

  • Michelle Leslie
    15/01/2018 at 11:44

    Nooooooo Katrin, you have to stop doing this to me. Three black strips on a piece of wood and it looks like something you find in those high end stores that make me scared to go into coz I know I’ll spend way to much money on all the gorgeous stuff. Love how simple and elegant the coasters look my friend. As always beautifully done

    • Katrin
      15/01/2018 at 22:26

      Oh no, hahaha, you crack me up. I need simplicity in my life, so these were just the right amount of diy I could handle on the weekend, lol. Thank you 🙂