Fall brings cool climate and hearty appetites! Heat meals and festive celebrations full of hearty meals fill the season. Embellish and shield your desk prime with these straightforward cork trivets to put underneath your scorching dishes. Formed like leaves, these trivets add a pure and autumnal look to your desk and centerpiece!
- cork (you need to use cork in a roll or in sheets)
- x acto knife
- card inventory
- spray adhesive
1. Begin by both printing leaf shapes or drawing leaf shapes onto the cardboard board paper. You possibly can free hand the leaf shapes or print out templates from a primary web search. Reduce out these items to make use of as stencils for the remainder of your venture. Lay every leaf form on the cork to hint round together with your marker.
2. On a slicing mat or chopping floor reduce out the cork with an x acto knife.
three. Hint every leaf form together with your marker on felt and minimize out. Line up the felt with the cork to be sure that the items match up. Trim up any extra felt from the edges that you could be don’t need seen from the cork.
four. Use spray adhesive to connect the felt to the cork. Spray on each items and cling them collectively. Let dry and once more trim up any additional felt from perimeter if wanted.
Useful ideas: In the event you use rollable cork (it’s thinner so simpler to chop and makes for a pleasant decor in your desk with a decrease profile) you might need to minimize your items by use weighted gadgets on the 4 corners to maintain the cork flat whereas tracing or chopping. After you narrow your items you possibly can place them underneath a stack of books to flatten them out. In the event you use thicker items of cork you gained’t encounter this drawback however it’s your choice for the kind of cork you want to use!
This can be a nice venture to do with youngsters in the course of the holidays (letting the adults do the chopping and adhesive elements in fact). Allow them to get artistic with sizes and shapes of their leaves that you’ll use at because the templates for the tasks. Enjoyable hand drawn leaves will definitely add a personal touch to your fall desk prime!