Scrabble Tile Coasters

I saw this great idea on Pinterest.  Doesn’t everything come from Pinterest these days?  It’s so easy and I absolutely love it!  Okay, back to the idea.  Scrabble tile coasters!  How cute are these?!?!  Do I say that about everything?  I do.  Apparently I’m pretty free with my love of food and crafts.  Well rounded I’d like to call myself.  =o)

Anyways, I digress….. they originally came from the site Incredible Things.

But really… aren’t they cute?!?!  You can make all different ones depending on your four letter words.  (Snicker, snicker…)  No really.  Four letter words fit nicely.  Or you could make them a tad bigger and use five letter words.  For our project we went with four letter words.

My kids had a great time coming up with the words.  We made these for their Grampa (hence the Papa.)   But you can customize them to anything.

Adult coasters could read:
Brew, Suds, Hops, Beer
Cold, Stir, Iced, Lime

Be creative and let your imagination run wild!

We used Gorilla Glue (I’m not sure if I like that or not) to glue the tiles together.  Once they were stuck together, I glued felt to the back and then sprayed it with a sealant.  Next time we make these I will use a cardboard coaster under the tiles to help guide me to make them straight and give them a little more stability.

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Comments

  1. What a fun gift! Love it! Pinned it so we can make these together. Thanks for sharing!

  2. But its soo cute! Gotta love pintrest…. although it is a GIANT time sucker :) …..I wonder if you applied them to the underside of a clear tile could it be a ‘pot’ holder for Nana’s kitchen?

  3. I LOVE how these turned out. I’ve been toying with the idea of making something like this for a while. I was going to make mine out of graphics, but I love the idea of using real scrabble tiles. Hubby is a HUGE scrabble lover so these might make a wonderful gift for his birthday next month!

    Thanks for sharing on Shindig Saturday. Now I’m going to have to go ‘PIN’ this idea and get sucked in there. Thanks. (grin)

  4. These are adorable! What a great gift, and the ideas are endless!
    I linked to you from Six Sisters Stuff. Thanks!

  5. What a great idea! Now to find old Scrabble games at the thrift store… Actually I wouldn’t be suprised if that gets more and more difficult with all the great Scrabble tile craft ideas out there now. Pretty soon it will be Cabbage Patch DOll-esque fights in the check out lines in thrift stores all over the country! (Sorry, getting a little carried away over here…)

  6. great idea! You can personalized this gift for those hard to buy for friends! Love it!

  7. These are really cute! What a great Father’s Day gift that would make, or any day gift for that matter:)

  8. Great Idea! Thanks for sharing.
    Wish I had some tiles!!!!
    Marcia :)

  9. those are so cute! love the cheesy smile on your little girl – she is proud of herself (and rightly so!) How about trying a roll of cork? That’s what I use for the bottom of my tile coasters (you can get it on a big roll at Target for like $10) and I used E6000 glue for mine.

  10. Very cute! Just pinned it!

  11. What a cute and clever gift! Love it!!

  12. What a cute idea! We might do this for VDay! Thanks for sharing :-)

  13. I love this coaster ! I hope that you will share at my party, Some Good Stuff: http://some-good-times.blogspot.com/2012/01/some-good-stuff-2.html

    Megan

  14. These are so cute! Thanks for sharing :)

  15. Okay, I know you found it on Pinterest but…great idea1 I LOVE it. (I’ve actually got some teeny-tiny little letters that would be fun to use as well, although, it take some serious planning to make them all make sense…hmmm).

    I would be thrilled if you would link this up at my very first Feature Friday FREE-FOR-ALL…going on right now (250 + links and growing…can you tell I’m excited??! : ))

    http://www.fivedaysfiveways.com/2012/01/feature-friday-free-for-all-1.html

    P.S. I’m your newest follower. : )

    ~Abbie (www.fivedaysfiveways.com)

  16. Seriously, if I had to guess probably 2/3 of my post come from pinterest. Thanks for linking up to my party by the way – A Crafty Cook

  17. This is way too cute!

  18. Love these. Very cute.

  19. Love this! What a cute idea!

  20. Wow! Love this idea! I’m having a linky party too! I would love it if you would link this post up to it! Here is the link http://www.thesouthernproductqueen.com/one-stop-shoppe-linky-party-2 Thanks for sharing!

  21. I’ve been going to my local thrift store in hopes of finding a scrabble game that isn’t loved anymore just for the purpose of projects. Yard sale season will be here shortly.
    The coasters turned out great!!!

  22. What a FANTASTIC idea! Love the use of scrabble tiles! Would you please share this with our readers for Fun Stuff Fridays? http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/01/fun-stuff-fridays-6.html

  23. Hey Erin, Thanks for stopping by our website and commenting. I am now following! Always fun to read a sweet note! Stop by again and follow along.
    Mari
    http://www.inspiredbyfamilymag.com

  24. Great idea! Thanks for sharing:D

  25. Oh what a WONDERFUL idea!! THey came out super cute!!! Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Have a great week,
    Beth =-)

  26. Such a cute gift idea!

  27. I love this idea! I want to make these for my mom and grandma; they are scrabble fanatics :) Thanks for linking up to my party. I can’t wait to see what you have next week!

  28. I couldn’t find you on Facebook… but I shared your idea with my readers here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/living-life-intentionally/261252997248957
    Beth =-)

  29. What a cute idea! Neat way to work on spelling with my preschooler too! :) I just got a Scrabble game for Christmas with the intent of using it to make coasters, ornaments, jewelry, magnets…
    Thanks for linking at Shine on Fridays!

  30. Too darn cute! You’re just so creative! Thanks so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday!

  31. I am featuring you at my I Love Fridays link party tomorrow. Please feel free to come by and grab a button. Can’t wait to see what you link up next :)

  32. Love this idea- so cute!
    Thanks for sharing at my blog. :)
    ~Heather

  33. denise smith says:

    this is really cute and can be alot of fun with the kids

  34. I’m the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your coaster project! You can see it here:

    http://funfamilycrafts.com/scrabble-tile-coaster/

    If you have other kid-friendly crafts, we’d love it if you would submit them. If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above. Thanks for a wonderful project idea!

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