Small Easel for pictures or small plate holder
In the middle of the cardboard, cut a 4" square.
(This is your template.)
Place the template over
your photo, (which you have photocopied or printed
from your computer) then draw around it and remove
Using the exacto knife and a straight
edge ruler, cut out picture.
Cut out 2 pieces of cork about 4" square and adhere
together with rubber cement. Or use 2 cork backs for
tiles and adhere together. (These are self stick.)
Rubber cement the photo to the top of the layered
Use emery board or sandpaper to round the corners and
smooth the edges.
Put 1 or 2 coats of polyurethane over the picture and
let dry. Now your photo is water proof and can
really be used.
Now place the coasters on your easel and place on
your coffee table.
It now looks like a picture that you are displaying,
but can be used. This also makes wonderful gifts,
for pictures from someones wedding, anniversary,
Christmas, or family.