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Heat emboss some gorgeous sparkly coasters!
I've always envied bars with personalised coasters so when our custom stamper from Maemae & Co arrived, I was inspired to use it to stamp and heat emboss some sparkly coasters for the CO+K cocktail bar!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1120 projects »
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  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this you'll need a set of 8 wooden circles, large enough for coasters. You could cut your own but I managed to find a pack at Hobby Craft which were the perfect size.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay a sheet of scrap paper on your desk and paint each circle with black paint and leave to dry.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 3
    Step 3

    Apply a second coat of black paint if it needs it and leave to dry again.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 4
    Step 4

    Gather your materials, you'll need a rubber stamp, glittery embossing powder and ink in a matching colour.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 5
    Step 5

    Coat your stamp with lots of ink. Make sure it's coated evenly.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 6
    Step 6

    Firmly press the stamp down in the middle of your coaster. Apply a nice even pressure across the stamp to make your design come out perfectly.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 7
    Step 7

    Carefully remove the stamp to reveal your design.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cover the entire coaster with lots and lots of embossing powder.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pick up your coaster and shake off any excess powder on to the paper. Carefully lift the paper and shake the powder back into it's pot.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 10
    Step 10

    Hold a heat gun a few inches away from your design and heat until all the powder has fused.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 11
    Step 11

    Continue making a whole set of coasters.

  • How to paint a painted coaster. Glitter Embossed Coasters - Step 12
    Step 12

    Pour yourself a stiff drink and enjoy your new coasters!

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