Christmas Ornaments and Decoration Crafts

Wintertime Trivets

Wintertime Trivets
Wintertime Trivets

This "hot" project makes a perfect gift for the special person who serves all your favorite meals. Create a wintertime trivet like any of the ones shown, or choose your own design.

What You'll Need:

14 regular craft sticks or 9 mini jumbo craft sticks

Acrylic paint: assorted colors

4 wooden beads, 12mm each

Small stamps or compressed sponge cut into stars (optional)

Clear gloss acrylic spray

Craft glue


  1. Line up 12 regular craft sticks or seven mini jumbo craft sticks alongside each other.
  2. Using regular sticks with regular sticks, or mini jumbo with mini jumbo, glue a craft stick horizontally across the top and the bottom of the lined-up group.
  3. Paint the top of the trivet. Let dry, then paint the bottom the same color. Let dry. If necessary, apply a second coat.
  4. Paint four wooden beads the same color as the trivet. Glue one bead at each end of the horizontal craft sticks to create four feet. Let dry completely.
  5. Paint or stamp a design on top of the trivet.
  6. With adult help, spray acrylic sealer over the surface to protect the finished trivet.

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