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Stone Tiles as Stylish Trivets

Stone tiles make stylish table trivets -- and are just the right size (12 by 12 inches) for the large serving vessels used for holidays.

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Photography by: Aaron Dyer

To make, trace a tile onto a piece of 1/8-inch cork (we used inexpensive place mats) with a pencil; cut out with a craft knife. Paint the edge of the cork with bright craft paint. Stick the cork to the tile’s underside with spray adhesive, such as 3M Super 77. Let dry.

 

Natural Stone Collection marble floor and wall tiles, 12" by 12", in China Black, $6.50 each, homedepot.com
Avskild place mat, $4 for 4, ikea.com
Multisurface Satin craft paint, by Martha Stewart Crafts, $2 for 2 oz., michaels.com
Enameled cast-iron round casserole, by Martha Stewart Collection, 6 qt., in White, macys.com

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