Review of NEW Waffle Flower Water Media Mat & Giveaways!

Hi friends!  I am excited because I have been testing a very special product since December. Some of you have spied it in the background of my videos and asked me about it but I really couldn’t say much publicly about it until now!


It’s the Waffle Flower Water Media Mat which is a non glare, matte white silicone crafting mat meant for use with watercolor, gouache, acrylics and glue.  The folks at Waffle Flower asked me if I would like to be part of their video hop to introduce the mat and I said “Sure! As long as I can post my full review.” and they agreed! So make sure you leave a comment on my YouTube video if you want a chance at winning a $25 gift certificate to Waffle Flower or a Water Media Mat. After you are done You can check out all of the inspirational designers on the Waffle Flower Video hop! Like this video and leave a comment by 4/15 at each stop along your way for your chances to win the mat! I will also draw a random winner from comments left on my video (on YouTube) for a $25 gift certificate to! Winners will be announced on Waffle Flower Blog on Wed 17th! Open Internationally!

Finally I get to share a review on a product I have been using almost daily for 4 months. The Waffle Flower Water Media Mat (*Affiliate links used throughout this post) *For the full review watch the video:)


  • Non stick
  • Heat resistant
  • Non slip/wont skid across table
  • Waterproof
  • Handy marking for taking social media photos and videos
  • Non glare
  • Protects workspace from spills and messes


  • The white silicone stains
  • Can’t be used as a cutting surface
  • Price ($36)




I have been using the Water Media Mat for months and I have to say I really like it for reducing eye strain and clean up. If you don’t mind the staining and it’s in your budget I highly recommend it. Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!


12 Responses

  1. Thank you so much for showing these! I learn from you every time. Love this mat, and the stamps are adorable.


  2. Thanks for the very thorough review! The side Wells look like they’d make good mixing wells.


  3. New to watercolor, so I did not even know these existed. Neat!


  4. Thanks so much for the pros and cons about the mat. It is really helpful to see how the mat holds up in real life, especially with someone like yourself that puts a lot of wear and tear on it.


  5. Super cute cards! Loved the way you used the frames. Card insides are such a challenge great ideas.


  6. Hi Lindsay 🙂
    That water media mat is incredible!
    Your idea of using swatching stickers on your tubes of paint is brilliant; what a time saver.
    Thank you for sharing!
    Take care.


  7. Thank you for your honesty when you review items!


  8. Great review!!! Love your sweet cards!!!


  9. I appreciate your reviews. It’s good to know the pros and cons before purchasing. The paint wells look like a great feature.


  10. I can’t wait to try out the water media mat.
    To have a place just for water coloring is a marvelous idea!


  11. This looks like a wonderful Mat. I would certainly love having one, because I tend to get my paint everywhere.


  12. Clever idea for swatching the paints.


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