IKEA's Cork Trivet 12 Easy, Clever or Colorful DIY Ways

Got a few bucks and a few minutes this weekend? Pick up a couple of sets of IKEA's HEAT Trivet. A simple circular cork board, it's not what it is, it's what it could be, as evidenced by these simple, affordable and fast DIY projects that could transform a wall and add a little function to a space, too. At only $2.99 for a set of three, you can grab as many as you might need to brighten up your space.

Pictured above: DIY Custom cork board IKEA hack for your entryway is a tiny punch of color and a way to organize your life a bit. Seen on Oh Everything Handmade. (Image was cropped slightly, original can be seen on blog post.)

DIY cork board wall art in a Southwestern theme will jazz up a wall in your home. Spotted on Sweet Pea and Saffron.

A DIY Graphic Bulletin Board via RUE Daily

Heat Notice Board via IKEA Hackers

A fresh arrangement of them hanging on a wall over a desk as spotted on From Scandinavia With Love.

DIY Painted Cork Board with a vibrant tribal paint job as seen on Devon's Wedding Blog.

"Monogrammed" art for a wall or a shelf spotted on Studio 5.

IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered Cork Board Tutorial seen on Sew Much Sunshine.

Modern Hand Painted Trivets on Inner Child Fun.

DIY Ombre Cork Boards via Artsy Fartsy Mama.

Painted Doily Cork Board found on The Graphics Fairy.

An old fave, Painted Embroidery Hoop Cork Boards, first seen on MAKE: Zine.

(Image credits: Bettina Johnson for Oh Everything Handmade (cropped for size); Sweet Peas and Saffron; RUE Daily; IKEA Hackers (edited) ; From Scandinavia with Love; Devon's Wedding Blog; Studio 5; Sew Much Sunshine; Inner Child Fun; Artsy Fartsy Mama; The Graphic Fairies; Make: Zine)