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Place Mats as Coasters

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

By Melinda Page and Ashley Tate
Coasters made from place matsJames Baigrie

 

Prevent water rings by cutting mismatched or damaged plastic placemats into smaller squares with pinking shears, discarding parts that are torn or stained.

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