DIY: Optical illusion inspired coasters

Add a pop of colour to the dining room with these bright and playful coasters.

Colour blocked coasters with colour blocked dining set
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Step 1

Step 1 - Cover coasters with masking tape
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Cover half of the hexagon with a layer of masking tape. Overlap this with another layer of tape – you should end up with a rhombus shape within the hexagon.

Step 2

Step 2 (a) - Use sponge to paint coaster
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Using the sponge as an applicator, apply an even coat of paint onto the exposed surface.

Step 2 (b) - Leave coasters to dry
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Leave it to dry fully before removing the masking tape.

Step 3

Step 3 (a) - Use a different coat of colour
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Step 3 (b) - Repeat steps 1 and 2
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Repeat steps 1 and 2 on different sections of the coaster, with a different coat of colour each time for a colour block effect.

Step 4

Step 4 - Coat with varnish to protect coasters
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Once the paint has dried, finish them off with a coat of clear varnish to protect against warm and chilled beverages, and you’re all set to entertain!

Colour blocked coasters in dining room
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