Creating coasters with a splash of color

Published 12:17 pm Monday, June 6, 2016

A stay-at-home mother of two children, Ellen Raleigh loves working on arts and craft projects and is always looking for fun things to make with her children. Raleigh lives in rural Albert Lea with her husband, Matt, and children.

Ellen Raleigh

Ellen Raleigh

Raleigh and her husband own Raleigh’s Ace Hardware, and she teaches workout classes at the Albert Lea Family Y.

She took us step-by-step through how to make these colorful Sharpie coasters to bring in a splash of color for an otherwise functional accessory.

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What you’ll need

White ceramic tile

Sharpie markers

Rubbing alcohol

Eye dropper or straw

Self-adhesive bumpers

Clear gloss spray paint