Mia Shulman, Acting Managing Editor
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:13 AM EDT
Add a little humour to your holiday party with unusual coasters that are sure to help break the ice (and keep your coffee table ring-free!).
Cute and colourful coasters to spice up a coffee table...or inspire a spontaneous holiday getaway!
Jet Set Coasters, $48 (below, left). Available at www.jonathanadler.com.
Against the Grain
These handcrafted coasters are perfect for a cottage or chalet. Pair them with woodsy decor through the holidays, and use them year round for a touch of nature in the home.
Hickory Coaster Set, $26 (above right). Available at www.shopterrain.com.
Witty quotes courtesy of one of literature's greatest minds make for perfect conversation starters at your next fete.
Oscar Wilde Coaster Set, $34 (below, left). Available at www.drakegeneralstore.ca.
Slip & Slide
The unique design of these stainless steel coasters prevents them from sticking to glasses and collects condensation in the divets, keeping tables dry as a bone.
Nuance Coasters, $35 (above right). Available at www.bergo.ca.
One-of-a-kind ceramic Polaroid coasters will catch the eye of every Instagram addict at your party.
Beach Drink Coasters, $20 (below, left). Available at www.etsy.com.
The intricate designs of these coasters make them a great focal point, even when not in use. Mix and match colours for added variation.
Celestial Coaster Set, $32 (above right). Available at www.anthropologie.com.
Horn of Plenty
Horn adds a sophistication to tabletops that seamlessly blends with almost all aesthetics, making them perfect for hostess gifts.
Horn Coasters, $12 (below, left). Available at www.leifshop.com.
With party season fast approaching, it's wise to have extra coasters on hand. This set in felt takes up little storage space and adds a cute touch to holiday decor.
Felt Coaster Set, $10 (above right). Available at www.westelm.com.
A Royal Mix
We can't get enough of these whimsical hand-painted illustrations of "royal" cocktails. The white Russian is our favourite, hands down.
Rifle Paper Co. Royal Cocktail Coasters, $18 (below, left). Available at www.orangeandpear.com.
Forget everything you believed about doilies. These black lace coasters will look nothing but chic on a glossy white coffee table.
Black Cake Lace Coasters, $19 (above right). Available at www.gretelhome.com.