Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Corncob Holder Starburst

Check out this little starburst trivet.


Made from dollar store corncob holders!


Mine are small ones, but these can be made in any size - even huge!  I love it with a teeny succulent set in the middle.


Tons of ways to use it.  Maybe jolly up your summer barbecue table, with a starburst dish for candy, condiments or fixin's:


It would also be cute as a candle holder or a kinda kitschy, mini starburst mirror.
 
The DIY?  Two steps, two minutes, no tools needed.  Ready?  Here we go.

Step One - cut a circle out of foam core board.



Step Two - poke the aforementioned dollar store corncob holders into the foam core circle.



Um...that's it, people!  Your trivet-thing is done!



Just add stuff to the middle, set on a table and bask in the cute.



Note: I'm calling it a trivet, for lack of a better descriptive word, but it would not take heat well.  So don't set any hot pans on top!

Hmm, I am also thinking about making a great big one to hang up, with either a mirror or a photo in the center.  If I painted the corncob rays silver, I'd have metallic starburst wall decor.

What say ye, does anyone think they'd try it?  What would you do with yours?

4 comments:

  1. How cute is this, and it's so 4th of Julyish. Thanks for sharing this ray of sunshine...that's what it reminds me of.

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  2. Very smart.. before reading the end part of your post, I also think about a starburst mirror..you can design a start-burst mirror with it too for a kitchen or dining hall area specially! .. looks really smart :)

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  3. That's a great idea. I was wondering how you got the corn cob holders in there!!

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  4. What a fun idea! When I saw it I first thought of a mirror :)

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