Coasters are very nearly a household necessity. In most cases, they can be quite unassuming and plain. However, if you choose your coasters wisely, they can make quite the decorative statement. Just take a look at the following few coasters.
1. Crate & Barrel Set of 4 Slate Coasters
Price: $19.95 at crateandbarrel.com
These earthy slate coasters are a chic way of bringing the outdoors in. These coasters come in a set of four. They are made from slices of natural slate and have a felt backing so as to protect table tops. You can also use them as place cards – simply write on them in chalk and then wipe off when done!