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Published on August 14th, 2010 | by Wenona Napolitano

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Five Crafty Things to Do With Clothespins

clothespinsOnce upon a time, a along time ago, I had a clothesline, but alas it is gone and all that remains is a bucket full of clothespins. 

So what’s a girl to do with all these wooden clothespins? 

Craft with them of course!

There are many simple clothespin crafts you can do. Remember the reindeer made with clothepins from elementary school? Or how about the crazy bat clothespins? 

Here are a five more clothespin crafts that can be updated for adults.

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Wenona is married with three crazy kids that range in age from 4 to 18. She is a freelance writer, poet and the author of The Everything Green Wedding Book. She enjoys reading, writing, crafting and gardening. She tries to do all of these as "greenly" as possible. Her writing has appeared in several local and regional publications, Pack O Fun, Today's Creative Home Arts, and Indiana Living Green magazines as well as numerous online sites including PlentyMag.com, EthicalWeddings.com, MyEcoChicWedding.com, eHow, Associated Content, Suite101 and Life123.com.



6 Responses to Five Crafty Things to Do With Clothespins

  1. Gerry says:

    Check out my sculptures made out of wood clothespins:

    GerryStecca.com

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  3. tango says:

    I like the memo rack! Somewhere I saw an idea where the clothespins were decoupaged with pretty paper. I think I’ll combine the two ideas. Hm. Maybe my girls can make one for Granny too.

  4. tango says:

    I like the memo rack! Somewhere I saw an idea where the clothespins were decoupaged with pretty paper. I think I’ll combine the two ideas. Hm. Maybe my girls can make one for Granny too.

  5. Sophie says:

    i have a project that has to do with propaganda and we have to use a tiny clothespin (just one) to make a creative product and we have to sell it with propaganda

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