Pair a cardboard coaster, a binder clip and some scrap paper to make a handy memo pad to set near a phone - or in your car so you always have a paper and pen when you need them!
Place a glass or ceramic coaster on your stovetop to use as a spoon rest while you're cooking.
A glass or ceramic coaster is also a great spot to rest your glue gun tip while you're crafting, it will catch and cool drips and protect your work surface.
If you have the opposite problem and you need some coasters, try adding some felt discs to the bottom of a compact disc for a cool coaster.
Extra tiles from a renovation can be transformed in the same way!
Now, what to do if you have some out of date coasters? Just use your imagination. you can paint, decoupage or add photos to coasters to give them a great new look.
Try these ideas for yourself! I'm Mrs. Fixit and it's just that simple.