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Wood Slice Fruit Coasters

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

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Craft your own vibrant drink coasters with a fruity twist by painting wood slices to resemble slices of lemon, lime, orange, and watermelon. These charming coasters add a pop of summery color and a touch of whimsy to any table setting or home decor.

What You'll Need:

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Step 1:

A)   Paint four wood slices white. Let dry.


Step 2:

A)   For the lemon, lime, and orange slices: Lightly draw the fruit segments with a pencil.

B)   Paint the segments on one slice yellow, another slice green, and the third slice orange. Let dry. Tip: Create your own juicy colors by mixing paints!

C)   Draw squiggly lines on the painted orange and lemon segments to add visual interest. Let dry.

D)   Use a white paint marker to draw seeds on the lemon, lime and orange slices. Let dry.


Step 3:

A)   For the watermelon slice: Paint a green border around the slice. Tip: Blend greens for dimension. Let dry.

B)   Use a green paint marker to add a ring around the outside of the watermelon slice. Let dry.

C)   Paint a pink inner circle on the watermelon slice. Let dry.

D)   Use a black paint marker to draw seeds on the watermelon slice. Let dry.


Step 4:

A)   Coat all four wood slices with decoupage medium. Let dry.