Often asked: How To Make Wooden Clothespin Dolls?

What can you make out of wooden clothespins?

Fun and Easy DIY Projects Using Wooden Clothespins

  • A Starburst-inspired Art Piece. View in gallery.
  • A Napkin Holder. View in gallery.
  • Clothespin Scarf Holder. View in gallery.
  • A Beautiful Cardholder. View in gallery.
  • Pumpkin Pie Slice Place Cards. View in gallery.
  • DIY Clothespin Planters.
  • Clothespin Storage Bucket.
  • A Fun Table Lamp.

How do you age wooden clothespins?

Aging Clothes Pins in 3 minutes

  1. Not just for actually hanging clothes on the clothes line, but I use them around the house too. (bag clip anyone?)
  2. put a few in the jar. (depending on how big your jar is)
  3. let them sit in it for about 3-4 minutes. Pull them out and let it dry.
  4. And voila’, now you have vintage clothes pins.

How do you use wooden clothespins?

40+ creative uses for wooden clothespins

  1. Laundry stain reminder.
  2. Keep blankets in place on a stroller.
  3. Hold a tablecloth in place on a picnic table.
  4. Clip dirty clothes bag to diaper bag.
  5. Magnets for important notes on the fridge.
  6. Keep fingers from getting burned.
  7. Ensure your privacy.
  8. Cord sorters.

How many clothespins does it take to make a clothespin wreath?

*For my wreath it is a 14″ frame from Dollar Tree and it took 156 clothespins. Cover the clothespins in water. Add 2 Tablespoons or more of Rit Dye to reach your desired color. Remember to shake the bottle up before pouring.

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What paint do I use for peg dolls?

Acrylic paint works great for both wooden peg dolls and spun cotton peg dolls. I also always have a pencil handy. It’s useful to outline but also to dab little dots of paint (to paint the eyes for examples). Step 3 – Paint the hair (you can hold your peg doll by its body while you paint the hair).

Do you need to seal peg dolls?

The final step when making peg dolls is simply to seal the dolls. It adds a bit of shine and keeps the paint you so carefully applied nice and safe. In the past I’ve used Triple Thick to seal the dolls and I loved it. It gave the dolls a really nice shine and helped them last for years.

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