Posts tagged "coasters"

A Lovely Loaf Of Coasters

My mother always taught me that it's good manners to put a coaster under your drink so as not to destroy furniture. So, yes, I grew up to be a coaster freak. I have them in all shapes in sizes, in every room, whether they are necessary or not. Nobody wants to risk getting a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 16, 2012

These Coasters Are Killer

Attention "Dexter" fans! While you discuss the merits of the show's possible incestuous love story between our favorite serial killer and his sister, Deb, have a drink! And then set it down on one of these blood spattered coasters in homage to Dexter's many victims. After all, don't cup rings on the furniture make you…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 14, 2011

A Craft Project For Winos

Amateur sommelier. Wine enthusiast. Wino. Whatever term you'd use to describe me, I like wine. I like wine so much, I save the corks for no reason. My inner hoarder thinks they're too cool and potentially useful to throw away, plus they make me nostalgic for particularly good bottles of Malbec and Sauvignon Blanc. Strangely…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2011

Banish Coffee Cup Rings

Sure signs you're in a responsible grownup's apartment: there's an actual bed frame, not just a mattress and a box spring; there's the good, soft, thick kind of toilet paper in the bathroom; and there is a set of coasters on the coffee table. Everyone knows cup rings scream "stuck in adolescence." Project the air…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

Have Your Cake, But Don’t Make A Mess

We don't normally entertain with doilies, because the parties we throw are usually the kind where the cops show up. But we can get behind these Have Your Cake Coasters that look like lace doilies, but are made of rubber, to protect that fab Ikea furniture we spent so much money on from pernicious water…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 17, 2010

Loving These Lacy Coasters

It's a doily, it's rubber, it's a rubber doily coaster! For those of us looking for something slightly different then the usual cardboard or fake-wood (and a bit lady-like) when it comes to protecting your tables from drink-sweat and spills—I can't get enough of these darling lacy coasters. [Oh Joy!]…

By: Nina Carbone / February 4, 2010