After ordering carpet tile samples from Flor and deciding against a Flor floor for the time being, we couldn't bring ourselves to just throw the samples away. So they sat on our coffee table for a few days, where they ultimately came in handy.
The tiles' transition from sample to coaster was seamless and a no-brainer, protecting the waxy finish of our Danish coffee table from mug rings. The generous size of the tile (for a coaster) also buffered the bottoms of bowls and plates.
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