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Stenciled CD Coasters

Americana® Stencils

Stenciled CD Coasters
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Stenciled CD Coasters

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Recycle those old CDs or DVDs into colorful coasters with Americana Acrylics.

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Learn more about Americana® Stencils.


Americana® Acrylics

  • Alizarin Crimson (DA179)
  • Buttermilk (DAO3)
  • Leaf Green (DAO51)
  • Tangelo Orange (DA196)
  • White Wash (DAO2)

Americana® Stencils

  • Jacobean Floral (8.5" x 11") (ASC08)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Matte Varnish (DS60)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • E6000 glue (E6000)
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • #3/0 liner brush
  • four recycled CDs or DVDs


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Sand the shiny side of the CD/DVD enough to rough up and remove coating.
  2. Paint each CD a different color: Buttermilk, Tangelo Orange, Alizarin Crimson, and Leaf Green with the 1/2" flat brush. Repeat for two more coats.
  3. Stencil on designs using White Wash, touching up with a fine line brush if needed.
  4. Finish with two coats of DuraClear Varnish.
  5. Cut felt into circles about 1/4" smaller in diameter of CD.
  6. Use E6000 to attach felt circles to back of CDs.