Coaster Ornament Tutorial

By Erika Martin (Stampin’ Mama) www.stampinmama.com

Supplies: * Large alphabet stamp set (I used the retired Headline set from SU, but another set can be substituted for this) * Cardstock: Kiwi Kiss * Patterened paper * Versamark ink * Irridescent Ice embossing powder * 4 inch round coaster * Crop-a-Dile or ¼ inch hole punch * Pop-dots * Old Olive grosgrain ribbon * Fine grade sandpaper (or a sanding block) * Embossing gun

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Step 1: Apply adhesive around the edges of the 4 inch round coaster. Make sure to get al the way to the edge. Place a little bit in the center of the coaster, as well.

Step 2: Place the coaster adhesive side down on the back side of the piece of patterned paper that you’d like to use for the base of your ornament.

Step 3: Trim around the coaster.

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A view of the front of the coaster after being trimmed.

Step 4: Use a piece of fine grade sandpaper (or a sanding block) to sand around the edges of the coaster and paper.

Step 5: Cut a piece of Kiwi Kiss cardstock at 2 x 4 ½ inches.

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Step 6: Mount the piece of Kiwi Kiss cardstock on the center of the coaster.

Step 7: Trim the Kiwi Kiss cardstock to meet flush with the coaster. Sand the edges to smooth it out.

Step 8: Cut a piece of patterned paper at 1 ½ x 4 ½ inches.

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Step 9: Mount the patterned paper in the center of the Kiwi Kiss cardstock.

Step 10: Trim and sand the edges of the patterned paper.

Step 11: Cut a strip of patterned paper at ¾x4½ inches.

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Step 12: Mount the strip of patterned paper across the center of the coaster. Trim and sand the edges of the patterned paper.

Step 13: Stamp the letters J, O and Y on a scrap piece of Kiwi Kiss cardstock with Versamark ink.

Step 14: Sprinkle the images with Irridescent Ice embossing powder.

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Step 15: Emboss the images with your heat gun.

Step 16: Cut out the letters leaving a small border of cardstock around them.

Step 17: Punch a hole in the top of the coaster using the Crop-a-Dile or la ¼ inch hole punch.

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Step 18: Cut a piece of Old Olive grosgrain ribbon at 9 inches long.

Step 19: Fold the ribbon in half, thread it through the hole and create a slip knot.

Step 20: Tie the end of the ribbons off with a double knot and trim the ends.

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Step 21: Apply pop-dots to the backs of the letters.

Step 22: Mount the letters in the center of the coaster.

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Alternate option:
* Mount a matching piece of patterned paper on the back of the coaster if you’d like. Or, mount a piece of coordinating cardstock on the back.

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