Christmas coasters are a subtle way to add a little bit of Christmas cheer to your coffee table, side tables, or dining table, while also protecting your furniture. While coasters are designed to be buffer between your drink and your table, they can also serve as a decorative piece as you can choose a fun printed coaster or a uniquely shaped coaster. In the world of Christmas coasters, the options are endless as there is everything from pretty round coasters with snowmen to funny ugly sweater party inspired coasters.
Christmas coasters can also make great gifts, as they are small but a necessity type of item, and aren’t something people typically think of when considering gifts. If you know someone who just moved and needs a housewarming gift, or if you’re heading to a holiday party and want to give the hostess something to say “thanks,” a coaster set is a nice gift that’s sure to be remembered. Choose a coaster style that fits the decor style of the gift receiver, and you can’t go wrong. You could also pair the coasters with Christmas placemats or linen napkins to create a fuller gift.
Read on for our list of the best Christmas coasters, listed in no particular order. Cheers!
1. Thirstystone Santa’s Sleigh Drink Coaster Set
This nostalgic coaster set is ideal for Santa Claus decor lovers, as it features Santa Claus flying his sleigh over a snowy village. The vintage look of the coaster will take you back to when you were a kid, anxiously awaiting the sound of Santa and his reindeer landing on your rooftop. Made with sandstone, the coasters are naturally water-absorbing so you can be sure your furniture will be protected from the dreaded coffee ring. Packaged in a set of four, each coaster has a cork backing which keeps the coasters from sliding around. The coasters are printed and packaged in the United States.
2. Spode Christmas Tree Hardback Coasters
If you’re wanting to start a Spode collection or if you’re already a lifetime Spode lover, this set of six Spode Christmas tree coasters is a great addition to your decor. The coasters are shaped like a rounded square and have the classic Spode Christmas tree printed on the front, along with a matching green trim. And with a hard-backed cork board that is heat resistant, these are ideal for holding a warm cup of cocoa or hot coffee in the morning. These also are easy to wipe clean, so you can be sure they will last for many years to come. If you’re wanting to give the coasters as a gift, you can also pair these coasters with Spode kitchen towel or Spode placemats.
Price: $8.49 (43 percent off MSRP)
3. 30 Watt Ugly Sweater Holiday Coasters
Whether you’re heading to an ugly sweater party or you just like to bring the laughs, this set of ugly sweater-inspired coasters is sure to be a hit. The set of six sweater-shaped coasters includes various ugly designs that include phrases like “Let’s Get Blitzened” and “Naughty Is The New Nice.” These coasters are definitely conversations starters, and can also make funny party favors, stocking stuffers, or gifts for a White Elephant gift exchange.
4. Mziart Snowflake Wood Coasters
This set of six coasters is unique in that they are shaped like snowflakes and are made with natural wood. Because of the natural finish, they go great with rustic Christmas decor. Each of the snowflakes is completely different so they look great spread out across multiple tables. The coasters are also really lightweight, so you could even tie them onto Christmas gifts to make your presents look extra special.
5. Pimpernel Victorian Christmas Coasters
If you’re a fan of Victorian-inspired decor, you will love these Victorian Christmas coasters. The set includes three different designs that have a mixture of red, green, and off-white colors, and each set has a vintage Santa Claus and a Christmas saying. The set of six square coasters have rounded edges, and they are cork backed. With a heat resistance up to 225 degrees Fahrenheit, these coasters are ideal for someone who loves hot drinks.
6. Thirstystone Jingle All The Way Coaster Set
If you love Christmas carols, this coaster set is a good choice for you as it has the words “jingle all the way” printed on the top. The round coasters have a dark blue background with a star trim, as well as a snowman wearing a Santa hat, so they are very festive and will complement most Christmas decor. Made with durable stoneware, the coasters come in a pack of four so they are perfect for a coffee table or set of end tables. And at less than $10, these coasters are a great way to save some money on decorations, and they also make a nice inexpensive gift.
Price: $9.99 (33 percent off MSRP)
7. Trivetrunner Christmas Bells Coaster Set
This set of six coasters is ideal for someone who appreciates simplicity, as the coasters are plain red with a subtle white design around the edge and a set of Christmas bells in the middle. The coasters are flat and really thin, so even when stacked they won’t take up too much room. You also don’t have to worry about the coasters sliding around on your table, as they are made with an anti-slip backing. If you’re looking for a simple, no-fuss set of coasters, this is the set for you.
8. Creative Bitzz Christmas Words Ceramic Tile Coaster Set
These handmade coasters are fun as they have a variety of multi-colored Christmas words printed on the front. The ceramic tile coasters are covered with paper napkins that are then finished with heat and water resistant sealer to ensure they hold up to all of your holiday drinks. The coasters also have padded feet on the bottom to further protect your furniture. Due to their homemade nature, it’s best not to submerge them in water or put them in the dishwasher, but instead to just wipe clean. The coasters are also shipped with a cute ribbon tying them together, so you can give them away as a gift without having to do any extra wrapping.
9. Creative Co-op Vintage Style Holiday Coasters With Standing Easel
This set of coasters models the look of old Christmas ads, so it’s great for those who love vintage and retro style decorations. Each of the coasters has a different design, but they all focus on the common Christmas themes of joy, peace, love, and cheer. Primarily red, black, and ivory, they will match most Christmas decor and they also come with a standing easel to keep them in place. Made with resin, these coasters are made to last and are definitely something you’ll want to show off to visiting family and friends. These would also make a perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves all things vintage.
10. Thirstystone Big Sky Christmas Moose Coasters
These Christmas coasters are really adorable, as they have a Christmas moose with a candy cane in his mouth wrapped in Christmas lights. The set includes four round coasters made with durable stoneware, so you can be sure you’ll be able to use them for many Christmases to come. The coasters have cork backing to protect your furniture while also keeping them from slipping around, and they are printed and packaged in the USA. Plus, these coasters are an Amazon add-on item, so they’re a little cheaper than they normally would be. Christmas win!
Price: $9.99 (23 percent off MSRP)