This is Why I’m Hot: No-Sew DIY Hot Pads

DIY // No-Sew Hot Pads Idea

I’m hoping to bring a little ray of (rainbow) sunshine to your Monday (and your dinner table) with this colorful hot pad DIY. Overall, this project was super easy and also kind of relaxing, in a strange way.

Basically, I just dip dyed upholstery cording in super bright colors, before wrapping it around and around and securing the whole thing with glue. Pretty easy, right? I’m sharing the full tutorial over on Momtastic, if you want to check it out.

DIp Dyed Upholstery Cording

DIY // Dip Dyed Upholstery Cording

Of course, you can completely customize the colors, if you’re looking for something a little more neutral or more ‘fall-like’. But I thought I’d go with bright colors for this one, to bring the fun of summer into fall.

DIY // No-Sew Hot Pads Idea

DIY // No-Sew Hot Pads Idea

Concept, photography, and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

P.S. If you understand the song reference in the title of this post, we are destined to be best friends. Just sayin’.

23 comments | Click here to reply

Lucky for you, I do understand the reference in the title. And we shall definitely be best friends. Also, I wish I could “register” for a DIY project because I want a whole set of these! THE COLORS!
Kelly @ Studio DIY recently posted..DIY Burger Pumpkins

Kelly @ Studio DIY | October 6th, 2014 at 10:47 am

Aw, thanks Kel…that can be arranged. 🙂

Brittni | October 6th, 2014 at 11:08 am

So pretty.
Yolonda j Washington recently posted..JOY GRYSON BAGS

Yolonda j Washington | October 6th, 2014 at 11:31 am

such a cute concept! I love it. where do you get your creative inspiration??

love, arielle
a simple elegance
arielle recently posted..TEN SIMPLE THINGS || BUSY HANDS…

arielle | October 6th, 2014 at 11:31 am

These are beautiful! They remind me of something I did when I was younger – same colors! x
Sarah recently posted..Gallery Outing: Black & Graphic

Sarah | October 6th, 2014 at 11:37 am

The colours are so pretty! But am I the only one who thinks glue and hot pot don’t make a good mix?

Clara | October 6th, 2014 at 11:43 am

Cute idea! How do you finish the ends to keep them from fraying? And what glue do you recommend?

Katie | October 6th, 2014 at 11:57 am

Ok these are just gorgeous!! Loving the colors!
sara walk recently posted..TELL: CANDY CORN FAVOR POUCHES

sara walk | October 6th, 2014 at 1:07 pm

so thug for such a cute post! 😉
Les recently posted..Snapshot Sunday {272-278}

Les | October 6th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

This is so stinkin’ cool! Definitely going to try this!

Mikéla Davelyn | October 7th, 2014 at 2:37 am

Love this! What a great idea and it’s so super fast you can do these fast to match any theme and color scheme of your parties! Might have to take this project on soon!

Thanks for some great inspirations!

Ashley | October 7th, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Oemgee, I love this. Such a cute + simple (and pretty) idea!
Nicole recently posted..healthy & easy apple pie (2 ways)

Nicole | October 9th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

[…] 2. how to make a unique no-sew hot pad […]

6 DIYs to Try This Weekend | Paper and Stitch | October 10th, 2014 at 8:00 am

How have I not seen this project until now?! It’s so lovely!
Rachel | The Crafted Life recently posted..Decorative Pumpkin Vase

Rachel | The Crafted Life | October 16th, 2014 at 8:55 pm

this idea is so cute. but where can I get the upholstery cording?

Anne Katrine | October 17th, 2014 at 6:43 am

Love this! Definitely going to try.
Sabrina Smelko | Hands and Hustle recently posted..Calling all Hustlers! #HandsAndHustle

Sabrina Smelko | Hands and Hustle | October 19th, 2014 at 1:41 pm

[…] // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // […]

6 DIY-projekter #2 | Emma Martiny | October 22nd, 2014 at 2:07 am

[…] It usually all works out in the end. But sometimes it takes an awful long time to figure out why exactly I felt compelled to buy tiny plastic baby hands in the gardening section at the store down the street. OR 5 yards of upholstery cording when I absolutely do not sew. As it turns out, the answer to the latter is… make a no sew hot pad / trivet. […]

10 Minute DIY: How To Make Leather Bound Notepads | Paper and Stitch | May 20th, 2015 at 8:07 am

Can you get the piping cording from hobbycraft or any art and craft stores?

Emily McNabola | December 2nd, 2016 at 3:10 pm

Also, how can you stick the upholstery cording together?

Emily McNabola | December 2nd, 2016 at 3:12 pm

Hi Emily. Yes, you should be able to purchase the cording from a craft store very easily (usually in the upholstery section). And you’ll use glue to stick everything together. Click the link in the post for the full tutorial. Hope that helps.

Brittni | December 5th, 2016 at 8:44 pm

[…] Funky hot pads – Paper n’ Stitch […]

Kind Gift Guide 2016 | The Kind Life | December 15th, 2016 at 2:23 pm

[…] cotton piping large scale DIY rug from scratch hanging cotton planter DIY from The Lovely Drawer no-sew DIY hot pad / trivet DIY small rope basket from Homey Oh […]

What to Make with Cotton Piping? 6 DIYs You Can Recreate with Cotton Piping | June 5th, 2017 at 1:02 am
Leave a reply

CommentLuv badge