I came across the image the other day and thought I would complete this for everyone. There are many tutorials but, as I have made too many coaster sets to count, I have a few hints and tricks to share.
- Design the coasters to be slightly smaller than the tile measurement (3 mm or 1/8 of an inch).
- Print the coaster designs on good quality paper. I prefer 25lb. I find regular copy weight paper (20lb) to be too light and tends to wrinkle.
- Cut out the designs.
- Flip over the paper coasters and spray very lightly with water. This will prevent wrinkling when applying to the tiles with mod podge.
- Apply a very thin coat of mod podge to the tile surface. I do two or three at a time. This allows the mod podge to dry slightly before applying the paper to the tile and prevent bubble and wrinkles.
- Apply the paper to the tiles. Smooth out any bubbles and wrinkles gently.
- Allow to dry, preferably over night.
- Apply 2 to 3 light coats of mod podge to the tiles and allow to dry between each one.
- Cut felt slightly smaller than the tile measurement and adhere to the back of each coaster. I ran the felt through my Xyron to apply adhesive.