I have joined forces with a group of extremely talented ladies to showcase projects based on a gold theme. It’s a lovely way for us to celebrate the upcoming “Pot of Gold” at the end of the rainbow.
I love Kate Spade. Her use of colour (and of GOLD) sing to my heart. And when I saw her line of stationery at our local Chapters store, I was in love!
The pencils! The notebooks! The coasters!
Wait – coasters? There isn’t much to these at all, actually. I can MAKE these!
But I decided to make them my own with a bit of golden-love. Things are so much better with a bit of glitz, no?
Using chipboard from Silhouette America, I designed two cut files to easily re-create these chic little coasters.
Using the gold Silhouette Sketch Pen, trace out this image using your Silhouette. (You can download the file HERE)
Do not unload your chipboard from the machine! Instead, swap out the sketch pen for a blade turned to a depth of 5 (and tell your machine that you’re cutting chipboard, and not using your sketch pen anymore), and then use THIS file to cut out your coasters.
After cutting out strips of adhesive gold foil, I placed them on the back of the coasters.
And trimmed them with scissors.
You have created these chic and golden coasters, perfect for a girls’ night in, or just for adding a bit of whimsy to your patio table.
Spring is coming, friends. And that means patio-time.
And maybe a martini or two?
Be sure to check out the incredible work of my friends this month. It’s life in gold, friends! And I LOVE it!
pssst…. at the bottom of this post is a pretty awesome giveaway. Don’t miss it!
Get more “golden” inspiration from these 14 other talented ladies:
From left to right, they are:
DIY Gold Polka Dot Mug & Irish Coffee Recipe from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs
“Mommy Loves Me” Heat-Transfer Onesie by It Happens In A Blink
How To Take Pictures During The “Golden Hour” by Lindsay Faber Photography
Gold-Dipped Tear Drop Earrings by Happy Go Lucky
Gold Lettered Vintage Plates by The Sweet Escape
DIY Gold and Silver Key Fob by 4 You With Love
“Don’t Miss The Colours of the Rainbow” Printable by Clean and Scentsible
Gold Dipped Kitchen Utensils by Echoes of Laughter
Golden Pencils by The DIY Dreamer
Gold Speckled Eggs by Craftberry Bush
Gold Circle Pendants by Northstory
Kate Spade-inspired Coasters by Suburble
Gold-and-Black Layered Bracelet by Happy Hour Projects
Vintage Key Art by Satori Design for Living
Gold Bowties by Fynes Designs
And don’t forget to enter the Pot of Gold Giveaway for $300 in Pay Pal Cash!
This giveaway is open world wide.
Runs from March 10th to 11:59 pm March 17th. Void where prohibited.
Good luck, friends!
And the winner is Kris S.! Congrats, lady! Have so much fun with your Pot of Gold!
These are so simple, but incredibly awesome! I LOVE em!
Bottoms up! These are super cute and easy.
I absolutely adore the coasters Tara!!! WOW!! Pinned!!
These are awesome Tara! I need to make some for all the wine we drink, lol! 😉
Adore Kate Spade too! If anyone could convince me to love gold again, it was her. These look great!
Angie@Echoes of Laughter
Love these Tara! They are so pretty and would make such a wonderful gift for a girlfriend! Have a lovely week! Angie xo
Wow that was a lot of things to enter! Glad I did it though. I love the coasters!!!
These are awesome. I will have to inspect them further to be really sure though…better invite me over for a drink mighty quick.
Lauren @ The Thinking Closet
Such a smart way to use some of my very favorite Silhouette supplies! And now I want to throw a fun party with martini glasses just so I have a good excuse to make them. Fabulous giveaway, too. Thanks, girlie!
Thank you so much, Lauren! I’m addicted to the gold foil. I’m already thinking of ways to use it again!
Tara these coasters are absolutely BEAUTIFUL! You are such a classy lady with a fantastic eye for form, color, and well, everything! Thanks for coordinating the Pot Of Gold!
Thank you, Marilyn! I’m so glad to have you in this Pot of Gold gang! 🙂
These would make an amazing hostess gift with a bottle or wine or cocktail recipe! Gorgeous!
Thanks, Alex! I think these would be great with a bottle of wine? (Or champagne?)
Zografia @ Bisozozo
Great ideas and great, luckily for me international, giveaway! Here is something gold i made http://www.bisozozo.com/2013/05/diy-cuff-bracelet.html .
Love your cuff, Zografia! And good luck in the giveaway!
Jane @ Cottage at the Crossroads
I really neeeeeeed one of those Silhouette machines so I can make your cute coasters! Hope your giveaway is open to US residents because I entered! 🙂
You SO need a Silhouette machine, Jane! You’d have a blast with it! (And yes, the giveaway is world-wide – you may just get your Silhouette if you win!)
These are SO cute and such a great excuse to get the girls together! I love the written words.
Any excuse I have to get a gaggle of girls together, I’ll take it!
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