Marbled coaster with FIMO liquid
Individuality at the dinner table.
Decorative marble-look coasters will give your dinner table that certain something. These pretty coasters protect your table against scrapes and moisture. The modern table decorations are also very easy to make yourself from FIMO liquid, and the great thing is that each beautiful coaster is one of a kind.
Roll out half a block of FIMO soft, in white or another colour of your choice, into as round a sheet as possible using the acrylic roller. The sheet should be about 2-3 mm thick.
Now lay out some baking paper and place the FIMO sheet on it. Cut out a large circle with a round cutter. Remove the excess FIMO from the edge.
Now apply transparent FIMO liqNow apply transparent FIMO liquid to the round FIMO sheet.uid to the round FIMO sheet.
Then drop FIMO liquid in whatever colours you like into the damp, transparent FIMO liquid. Make sure you don't use too much, so that the white FIMO is still visible underneath.
Take a toothpick and draw patterns and lines in the FIMO liquid, creating a lovely marbled effect. Now lay the coaster on the baking paper and harden in the oven for 30 minutes at 130°C / 266 °F. Leave to cool, and you're done!
What you need
- smooth working surface (glass or ceramic)
- large, round cutter about 11 cm in diameter (or alternatively a tin can or glass)
- broad, flat paintbrush
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