Gather Your Clothespins for These 14 Brilliant Ideas!

Got a bag full of surplus clothespins? Then try these brilliant ideas!

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Paint & paste clothespins into trivets

Gather as many clothespins, remove the metal springs, paint them, then glue in a circular pattern.

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Shape some into a fancy napkin holder

Remove the springs, separate them, glue them together, then form them into a semi circle over a flat base. Yay, Turkey Day!

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Attach some to pine to make a jewelry holder

Turn clothespins into a jewelry rack by spacing them out over a long strip of stained wood. Glue and hang.

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Make clothespins into a groovy light fixture

Grab a tomato cage and a lot of clothespins to copy this amazing chandelier idea!

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Craft some into a round hall mirror

Use a thin board as a base, glue them together, strengthen with sisal rope, then add the mirror to the center.

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Or turn them into a square one

Cut round clothespins and sand them, then glue them to the edge of a square mirror frame.

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Glue some into a star Christmas ornament

Paste them together to create a star formation then rope some twine around them and hang on your tree!

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Organize giant clothespins into place cards

Turn the giant clothespins into place settings for an event by covering them in contact paper or drawing a pattern.

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Or mount them as note holders

Spray paint giant clothespins and either drill or glue them to treated pine to hang above your office desk. Adorable!

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Stick some together to make earbud holders

Glue the clothespins end to end, paint them over, then add a strip of washi tape. Genius!

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String some up as photo gallery

Try the trend and hang a string up to display pictures by clipping them on with clothespins.

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Adhere some to a TP tube as a Christmas tree

Make a little fun Christmas decor out of clothespins. Separate them then glue them one by one around the TP roll. Add a bow & voila!

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Attach some to an embroidery hoop

Create a holiday wreath by gluing some clothespins to an embroidery hoop and decorating it in the pattern of your choice.

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Stack some to wood for an advent calendar

Grab some scrap wood molding and glue the clothespins on each row of wood to create hooks that snap open for pouches.

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