How to Make Marbled Clay Coasters

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How to Make Marbled Clay Coasters
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Break off a small chunk of each coloured clay and roll into long thin (snake-like) pieces. These can vary in length and width. Then, twine the long pieces together.

Break off a small chunk of each coloured clay and roll into long thin (snake-like) pieces. These can vary in length and width. Then, twine the long pieces together.

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Mix together into a ball and with the rolling pin, flatten and smooth over.

Mix together into a ball and with the rolling pin, flatten and smooth over.

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With your mould, cut out 5 circles. Make sure the base of the coaster is completely smooth and level, otherwise your coaster won't be stable.

With your mould, cut out 5 circles. Make sure the base of the coaster is completely smooth and level, otherwise your coaster won't be stable.

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Once dried, give the coasters a quick sand to smooth over any rough edges.

Once dried, give the coasters a quick sand to smooth over any rough edges.

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With a thin paintbrush, coat the sides of the coaster with gold paint. Apply a second layer if necessary, once first layer is dry.

With a thin paintbrush, coat the sides of the coaster with gold paint. Apply a second layer if necessary, once first layer is dry.

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Once the paint is completely dry, spray a water based sealant to lock in the colours and to make the coaster water proof.

Once the paint is completely dry, spray a water based sealant to lock in the colours and to make the coaster water proof.

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Visit www.delifeful.com/projects for more DIY ideas.

Visit www.delifeful.com/projects for more DIY ideas.

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