Making cute, food-themed potholders is easier than you think!
For example, to make a great "cookie" hot pad, just start with a creamy beige base and add scraps of whatever colors you have on hand to make the "chips":
The brown, I get. Chocolate chips, right? But what's up with the pink and swirly ones?
Are we sure this is a cookie? Because I'm beginning to think it might be a patch of diseased, poxed skin... (Hrm. Hope you didn't happen to be eating a chocolate chip cookie while reading this...)