DIY Mason Jar Lid Coasters

June 16, 2014 AT 6:00 am 12 Comments

 Summer time is here, and I am so excited to be outside on our back patio grillin’ and spending time with my husband and four boys.  We love to eat out on our back patio, so I have been sprucing it up the past few weeks.  (I will be sharing a “reveal” of my back patio on my blog soon, so be sure to follow along.)  Smile

Since we will be eating outside a lot this summer, I thought it would be fun to make some colorful mason jar lid coasters for our patio table.

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These coasters were so easy and inexpensive to make!

All you need is:

  • Wide mouth mason jar lids
  • Thin sheet(s) of Cork
  • Stamp of your choice
  • Permanent Ink Pad
  • Hot glue gun
  • Spray paint (color of your choice)

 

Step One:

Trace mason jar lid onto the cork and cut out circle.  (I found these pre-cut cork coasters at Hobby Lobby which made it even easier to cut out.)

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Step Two:

Hot glue mason jar lids to the metal ring bands.

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Step Three:

Spray paint mason jar lids the color of your choice.  (I decided to use some red spray paint I already had.)

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Step Four:

Stamp the cork circles with permanent ink.

I found my stamp at Michael’s, and I used my black StazOn ink pad.

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Step Five:

Hot glue the cork inside the painted mason jar lid.

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Step Six:

Enjoy!

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Aren’t they cute?!

I just love them!

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And you could create so many different versions of these coasters.

If I was hosting a UK (University of Kentucky) party, I could paint the lids Kentucky blue and stamp a wildcat paw on the cork.  GO CATS!  Smile

If I was hosting a graduation party, I could paint the lids black and stamp a graduation cap on the cork.

If I was hosting a wedding party, I could leave the lids silver and stamp wedding bells or the couples monogram on the cork.

See?!!!  The possibilities are limitless!

If you make some for yourself, I would love to see what you create!

P.S.  I had these wide mouth jar lids left over from another project I recently completed on my blog.

Painted Mason Jars!

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You can see how I completed that project HERE.

 

 Have a blessed day!!!

 


 






Comments

  1. I’m usually not so interested in “crafty” projects, but these are so easy and I could just use any old lid I had if it was big enough. I like how the edges work to keep the glass contained. Very cute.
    P.S. i also forgot your Maon Jar post which was also something I might try in the future. I like the iedea of still using the unpainted interiors for grains and such that I don’t wan’t exposed to the light. this is a good solution.

  2. Sweet idea!
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  3. You always come up with simple ideas that work wonderful. I love your work thanks again for being so kind as to share it with us all.

  4. These are just so adorable, Traci. Pinned!
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  5. So cute and like you said easy…thanks for the great idea.

  6. These are so cute and so inexpensive that I will be able to make a few different colors to match my decor!

  7. Shirley says:

    I love these, thanks for posting.

    God bless!

  8. Heather B. says:

    Love it! Simple and so pretty!
    Could you please share the name of the red spray paint? It would match my patio cushions beautifully!

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    I’ve got some recommendations for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
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  10. I would like to use something like that indoors. What do you think about using fabric instead of painting. I’m afraid that the rings would scratch my tables.

  11. Jennifer says:

    Did anyone have any issues from when the glass sweats making the ink smear?

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