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How To Make Fun Beachy Cricut Infusible Ink Coasters

Make these useful and fun beachy Cricut Infusible Ink Coasters, perfect for coastal home decorating.

diy mermaid rainbow infusible ink coasters

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I made these beachy Cricut infusible ink coasters with the Cricut Joy, but you can also use the Maker or Explore Air 2

set of 3 cricut infusible ink coasters with mermaid rainbow

And, you don’t have to live at the beach to enjoy these beachy coasters. They are perfect for coastal decorating, summer decor, or just to add a pop of color to your home.

I first tried out the Joy at a blogging conference in February, and was immediately hooked! You can read all about it in the post about Cricut Cards With Cricut Joy Card Mat.

If you haven’t tried infusible ink yet, there really is such a difference in the brightness of the finished project. There is a little bit of a learning curve with infusible ink.

My main tip is to make sure you follow the instructions as far as layering. For example, if you are making a t-shirt, you have to put something in between otherwise the infusible ink will go through to the back. Ask me how I know?

Sometimes I get so excited for the finished project, that I rush. Once I learned not to skip steps, I was so impressed with it. 

My daughter just moved into a beautiful apartment and is decorating in a coastal theme. The second I saw the mermaid rainbow infusible ink, I knew they would make a great little housewarming gift for her.

Cricut has tons of really cool infusible ink designs, so you can really make some fun coasters. 

Supplies Needed For Beachy Cricut Infusible Ink Coasters

cricut coaster supplies

Step 1.

Load the infusible ink paper into the Cricut cutting machine, with the infusible ink side up.

mermaid rainbow paper on cricut joy

Step 2.

The coasters are 4″ round, so I simply pulled up a circle image on Cricut Design Space and sized the image to fit the coasters.  

round coasters on computer screen

Duplicate the image so you have 3 on the page. Be sure to set “mirror image” with infusible ink. Here is a helpful video for how to use the Cricut Design Space App.

round coasters on computer

Step 4.

Cut the circles and remove them from the cutting mat. You can see how the infusible ink has a shiny liner attached. 

 

mermaid rainbow infusible ink

Step 5.

Follow the directions for the infusible ink with the EasyPress. Place a towel down first, with a piece of card stock on top.

Then place the coasters on the paper with the infusible ink face down on the coaster. Cover with parchment paper. 

parchment paper on coaster rounds

Step 6.

Heat the Easy Press to 205 and set the timer to 40 seconds.

easy press

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Step 7.

Let the ink dry and be careful, as the coasters will be very hot. 

round coasters

Step 8.

Remove the top liner and be amazed at the gorgeous coasters you just created! The colors are so bright and rich.

mermaid rainbow coasters

So what do you think? Can you see yourself making these for gifts, or for you own home? I will definitely be making several sets of these for holiday gift giving.

infusible ink coasters with shell

They have an animal print that is next up on my list. 

infusible ink coasters on summer background

I hope you enjoyed these beachy coasters. If so, please share the below PIN with your friends!

Cricut infusible ink mermaid rainbow coasters

Thank you for stopping by. Happy crafting!

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Julie Briones

Sunday 2nd of August 2020

So happy to see you at Tuesday Turn About, Michelle! Super cute coasters!

Karins Kottage

Wednesday 29th of July 2020

these are so fun and super cute! I would love to have you come and join Centerpiece Wednesday Linky Party and share your idea with us. https://karinskottage.com/2020/07/centerpiece-wednesday-party-time.html Karin

ourcraftymom

Thursday 30th of July 2020

Thank you! Just linked up. :)

Deana Landers

Thursday 9th of July 2020

I could see you making these at the beach. They are adorable. Our son just bought a beach house. These will be a great project.

Lori Nell

Monday 6th of July 2020

Great tutorial! They turned out so cute. Love the colors and motif.

Anita holland

Monday 6th of July 2020

What a great project and the colours are so vibrant. I love my cricket so I will be getting some to try.