16 Geeky Coasters to Keep Your Coffee Table Safe
Avoid unsightly ring stains on your coffee table with this delightful selection of coasters:
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1. FLOPPY DISKS; $22.79
Floppy disks are not obsolete—at least in your living room area.
2. MARIO; $20
Unfortunately, no coins will be coming out of these coasters, but they will keep your table dry.
3. GAME OF THRONES; $12.99
Avoid a royal mess with house sigils of houses Targaryen, Stark, Baratheon, and Lannister.
4. PACMAN; $20.95
Use these on a black table to recreate the retro video game.
5. AGATE; $35
Rock on: These fancy agate coasters will look solid resting under your glass.
6. ELEMENTS; $56.99
These glowing coasters are perfect for chemists, Breaking Bad fans, and anyone who forgot to pay their electric bill.
7. BUILDING BLOCKS; $19.99
Build your own coaster with this LEGO-esque design.
8. STAR TREK; $16.63
This ceramic set celebrates all the best ships from Star Trek.
9. DR. WHO; $22.99
Just make sure you don’t accidentally send your glass into a different time period when you set it down.
10. RILAKKUMA; $1.95
Cover your counter space with the cute face of Rilakkuma.
11. HARRY POTTER; $50
All the houses are present in this set of wood coasters.
12. FALLOUT; $25
Just because it’s the end of the world doesn’t mean all manners go out the door: Never forget to use a coaster!
13. BRAIN; $19.99
This set comes with 10 coasters, each with a slice of brain specimen. When you’re not using them, you can stack them together to create a full brain.
14. THE LAST AIRBENDER; FROM $13
Aang and his entourage face off on these wooden coasters.
15. BUFFY AND CO; $20
Getting totally wigged by the idea of a stained table? All your favorite characters from Buffy the Vampire Slayer can give you an assist.
16. STUDIO GHIBLI; $25
These coasters feature scenes from the classics My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle.