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Easter clothespin wreath

by: Jo

Easter clothespin wreath
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I have created clothes pin wreaths before for Thanksgiving and Christmas and I really like how fun and easy they are to make, so I decided to add one more holiday to the pot — Easter! This time, instead of using just paint to decorate the clothespins, I used a really cute Easter bunny fabric. You’re probably wondering how on Earth I managed to decorate clothespins with fabric, but fortunately I’m here to tell you!

To prepare my fabric, I coated it in Fabric Mod Podge and let it dry.

Easter clothespin wreath

While the fabric was drying, I painted all of my clothespins with yellow acrylic paint. Little Jo was really nice and helped me paint all 50 clothes pins.

Easter clothespin wreath

The next step involved a little measuring and cutting. I needed tiny pieces of fabric that would just cover the top of the clothespins. I cut the fabric pieces just a smidge big to make sure they would cover the whole clothespin. The coat of Fabric Mod Podge makes it so easy to cut the fabric without it fraying.

Easter clothespin wreath

I attached the fabric to the clothes pins with more Mod Podge, but since I plan on hanging this on my front door, I used the Outdoor Mod Podge formula this time.

Easter clothespin wreath

Once everything was dry, I just clipped my clothes pins to a 12″ wire wreath frame. I used 50 clothes pins this time, leaving room at the top for my bow. If you don’t want to leave room for a bow, you will need about 54 clothespins to cover the frame.

I used Chica’s bow tying tutorial to make a large bow in a coordinating ribbon for the top. Doesn’t it look festive?

Easter clothespin wreath

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3 comments so far:

  • 1
    Alisha 03/17/2011 at 5:52 pm

    I LOVE this! It is absolutely so adorable! So clever! Seriosuly just love it. Thanks for sharing!

  • 2
    Bev Whiteside 03/18/2011 at 7:20 am

    Simply precious…love it!

  • 3
    simone 04/14/2011 at 12:57 pm

    Estou apaixonada pelo site, tambem trabalho com material reciclado,algumas fotos estão no orkut simoneguillardi@oi.com.br

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