We love anything that's multifunctional. Take trivets, for example: Any hostess will recognize that a decorative piece to place your pots, dishes, and drinks isn't simply practical, it expresses your home's personality. Here, we've gathered our favorite projects.
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Who knew that such a modest idea — a table trivet — could function as an art piece too? All of your dinner guests will want to know how you made this easily craft-able wooden bead trivet. Next, they’ll want to know if you can make them one too!
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Face it, trivets are handy items to have on hand in the kitchen. These leather-handle trivets are even more so as they actually have handles. Never know what to do with your scrap pieces of fabric and trim? This kitchen must-have craft does!
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Macramè has been having a crafting moment with savvy DIYers creating everything from macramè hanging planters to woven wall tapestries. In true macramè fashion, these trivets will be a quaint addition to your table crafted of wire and metallic knotting rope.
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When making a protective trivet, you need look no further than your home for the supplies to make it. Case in point: these surface protectors were made by weaving together strips of dyed ticking fabric.
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Adhering metallic copper sheets to painted art board squares (12’ by 12’’) is an easy way to add a bit of shimmer and shine to your table anytime of the year. .
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Even that old sweater protected you from the cold can be given new life: give it a hot wash in the machine and it'll protect your tabletop from heat as a makeshift trivet.
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In less time than it takes to make gravy, you can create a simple, inexpensive accent for your holiday table. If you can trace a leaf (using our downloadable template), you can make a stylish trivet.
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Wondering how you can add a more feminine touch to your counters and table surfaces? Stenciling lace-inspired patterns on a tile trivet just might work. Of course, it will really help using metallic paints for the finishing effect.