Stenciled CD Coasters
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Stenciled CD Coasters

Re-purpose your old cds with this super simple project that turns them into stylish stenciled coasters.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paints – White Wash, Buttermilk, Leaf Green, Alizarin Crimson and Tangelo Orange
  • DecoArt Americana® DuraClear Varnish, Matte
  • DecoArt Americana® Classic Stencils – Jacobean Floral
  • Recycled CDs (or DVDs) (4)
  • Paintbrushes – ¾" Flat and 3/0 Liner
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Plastic Plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • E-6000® Adhesive
  • Felt – Maroon, Orange, Ivory, Dark Green
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Step 1 Sand shiny side of CD/DVD enough to rough up surface and remove coating.
Step 2 Paint each CD a different color: Buttermilk, Tangelo Orange, Alizarin Crimson, and Leaf Green. Repeat for two more coats.
Step 3 Stencil on designs using White Wash, touching up with fine line brush if needed.
Step 4 Finish with two coats of DuraClear varnish.
Step 5 Cut felt into circles about ¼" smaller in diameter than CD.
Step 6 Use E-6000® to attach felt circles to back of CDs.


Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt Design Team.