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If insisting on coasters for the coffee table means we’ve finally become our mother, we don’t mind a bit with these attractive and eco-friendly ones made from recycled magazines. The rope detail is the perfect touch to distinguish these from other recycled magazine products and tie the look together in a kind of funky nautical style.

We blogged a DIY project version a couple of months ago, but at $6.95 a pop from 3r Living, we might just leave the folding and wrapping to the experts.