Craft Stick Projects


Wintertime Trivets Project
Decorating your wintertime trivets is half the fun!
Decorating your wintertime trivets is half the fun!

This "hot" wintertime trivets project makes a perfect gift for the special person who serves all your favorite meals. Create a 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
  • Small stamps or compressed sponge cut into stars
  • Clear gloss acrylic spray
  • Craft glue
  • Paintbrush

How to Make a Wintertime Trivet

Step 1: Line up 12 regular craft sticks or 7 mini jumbo craft sticks alongside each other.

Step 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.

Step 3: Paint the top of the trivet. Let dry, then paint the bottom the same color. Let dry. If necessary, apply a second coat.

Step 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.

Step 5: Paint or stamp a design on top of the trivet.

Step 6: With adult help, spray acrylic sealer over the surface to protect the finished trivet.

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