Sunday, December 18, 2011

Christmas Clothespin Wreath

So now with Christmas almost upon us, I wanted to take the last few days to make some Christmas Crafts. This weekend I spied this AWESOME clothespin wreath on Pinterest which lead me to Hambly Screen Prints Blog. Not only is it a fantastic blog with fun projects, it's also an online store full of the coolest scrapbook\crafting supplies. If you haven't been to Hambly Screen Prints... GO NOW!


The clothespin wreath was so fun and easy to make! 
Supplies you need:

  • Wooden clothespins
  • scrapbook papers
  • Washi tape (or decorative tape) You can buy washi tape at Hambly, Amazon.com, etsy, Michaels or most craft stores)
  • Glue
  • Thick cardboard for circle (or Michaels sells pre-made circle forms)
  • Felt to cover cardboard (although I skipped that step)



Decorate your clothespin however you like. Mine were a combination of scrapbook paper, decorative tape from Martha Stewart and glitter. 
The longest part was cutting all the strips and gluing them on, but once they are done it's just a matter of putting the clothespins around the ring. It was fun and easy. 
I didn't decorate the other side of the clothespins. But you could easily do them in a different color scheme or  Holiday. Then if you wanted to take apart the wreath you could use the clothespins for a different project. Because I'm sure if you typed "Clothespin" into Pinterest you would have a plethora of projects. Just sayin'. 









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21 comments :

K and/or K said...

I love this!! Such a unique take on a holiday wreath!

Kristina P. said...

So pretty!!

We don't have snow either. I don't love driving in it, but it is weird to be almost Christmas without any.

Eclectically Vintage said...

Ridiculously cute! Have seen this done with plain old clothes pins but yours is to the next level of cuteness!
Kelly

Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com said...

So so cute!! I featured it on my TT&J facebook page and pinned it :)

xxoxo
Jen

joolee said...

I know what I will be doing my next day off. Cute! And I love your glitter houses. So pretty!

Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com} said...

This is so cute!!! I would have never thought of that! I would love it if you could link it up here.. http://www.bubblynaturecreations.com/2011/12/project-party-weekend-come-link-up-your.html
Merry Christmas!
-Rachel

Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com} said...

thanks so much for linking up! this is so pretty i think it could go for all year not just Christmas!

Bliss Images and Beyond said...

I LOVE this...I think I may do one for my family room to leave up all year! Thanks for sharing! I am a new follower, please visit my blog sometime...

http://www.blissimagesandbeyond.blogspot.com/

Erika

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

that is so fun! i love the colors and sparkle!

Linda @ It All Started with Paint said...

Love this! Coming over from your feature at Tatertots & Jello Top 25 of 2011 part 2.

So creative! I'm going to pin on Pinterest ... oh, and I'm following ...

longlegsrule said...

you can get washi tape at http://wishywashi.com

Jos@Organized Chaos said...

This is fabulous. Seriously. Love it.

Holly Lefevre said...

That is a sweet wreath! Love the colors.

The DIY Show Off said...

So pretty and fun and a great project for adding pattern/texture to any room! Love it!

Susan said...

Cute as can be, and so cinchy even I could do it. Thanks!

Jamie B said...

Aww.. what a cute wreath! This is so creative. I hope it's okay, I featured your clothespin wreath in a paper crafts round-up I just finished. You can see it here:

http://jamiebrock.hubpages.com/hub/15-Easy-and-Fun-Paper-Crafts-using-Patterned-Papers

Thank you for sharing this wonderful wreath :)

courtney said...

Love this idea. I will definitely be doing this for fall.

Pam Fields said...

I love this wreath! It is so fun. I have pinned and I am your newest follower. :)

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Chloe said...

This is so beautiful! And such a clever idea! I can't wait to give it a go. In the spirit of all things xmassy, here's some of the coolest Xmas Tees around, enjoy :) http://bit.ly/XEPHxl

Beth @ Through the Eyes of the Mrs. said...

I need to make this now. I love it! So fun and festive. I featured this on my Handmade Gift Ideas! http://www.throughtheeyesofthemrs.com/2013/11/30-handmade-gift-ideas.html

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