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Gift-Wrap Coasters

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, December 2007


Resources: Adhesive cork liner is available from the Container Store. Mod Podge, bone folders, and plexiglass squares can be found at any craft store, or online at or


  • Wrapping paper

  • Scissors

  • 4-inch by 4-inch squares or 4-inch-diameter circles of plexiglas or glass

  • Utility knife and board to cut on

  • Mod Podge glue sealant

  • Sponge brush

  • Cork with adhesive backing/shelf tiling

  • Bone folder

  • Ribbon


  1. Cut out a piece of paper slightly larger than the glass square. You can use any type of wrapping paper, or nice-looking kraft paper.

  2. Apply Mod Podge solution with sponge brush lightly to one side of the glass -- brushing from the center out.

  3. Place your paper face down onto the glued side. Smooth paper to glued side with bone folder -- make sure to remove all air bubbles.

  4. Let stand until it's completely dry. If you mess up on the glue or paper, don't fret --just wipe off the glue and start over.

  5. Trim off excess paper with a utility knife.

  6. Peel off adhesive side to cork square, and attach to papered side of glass. Trim excess cork with a utility knife.

  7. Tie four coasters together with decorative ribbon, and add a recipe card for Martha's Famous Eggnog.

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