7/31 | Crafts You Can Make from Clothespins

Clothespins are inexpensive and easy to find – dollar stores, department stores, even some grocery stores carry clothespins! You may not have thought of using them to make crafts before, but these Crafts You Can Make from Clothespins we have rounded up will show you just how versatile they are.

We have found projects using simple spring-style wooden clothespins to create fun, kid-friendly crafts, projects for teens, and even ones for adults. You’ll find home decor, toys, and so much more in the list below. Check it out and start crafting! 

While you’re at the store picking up some clothespins, grab some wooden craft sticks and make these fun Popsicle Crafts too! 

Crafts You Can Make from Clothespins

DIY SHEET MUSIC CLOTHESPIN MAGNETS From Rose Clearfield

We just love the idea of making custom magnets with clothespins. Find some paint colors or decorative papers that you like and design your own. 

BIRD BUDDIES MADE FROM CLOTHESPINS From Creative Cynchronicity

A fun and inexpensive kids’ craft, you can make and clip these birds pretty much anywhere. Feathers, googly eyes, and clothespins come together to make adorable little birds. 

CLOTHESPIN GARLAND From The Chickabug Blog

What a fun idea! If you make one or more of these garlands, you can hang them from your mantel, on a wall, or even in a window. Change out the items you display on it as the mood strikes!

CLOTHESPIN NAPKIN HOLDER From DIY And Crafts

Who would have thought you could make a functional napkin holder from clothespins? We really like the rustic look of it. 

CLOTHESPIN CANDLEHOLDER From Ribbons And Glue

These candleholders would be great for a party! They’re so economical that you could make some for every table! 

CLOTHESPIN CAR CRAFT From Frugal Fun For Boys

This looks like a ton of fun! Make some clothespin cars and watch them go! 

CLOTHESPIN WREATH MIRROR From Mod Podge Rocks

This is a show-stopper! It is hard to believe that some simple clothespins can be turned into such a stunning piece of home decor. 

DIY CLOTHESPIN TRIVETS From The Country Chic Cottage

Simple trivets or coasters from clothespins? Great idea! The natural wood look is a great addition to rustic or farmhouse decor. 

CLOTHESPIN PLANTER From C Fabbri Designs

Similar to the candleholder idea, this one is used for planters instead. We love the combination of the natural wood and the green of the plants. 

CLOTHESPIN SNOWFLAKE ORNAMENTS From Crafty Morning

Picture these hanging in groupings in your windows. So pretty! They’d be perfect from Christmas straight through the winter season. 

CLOTHESPIN FLOWER FAIRIES From The Craft Patch

How cute are these? Make an indoor fairy garden and add these adorable fairies to it. The kids will love them. 

CLOTHESPIN PAPER PUPPETS From Moms and Crafters

You can actually make the mouths of these paper puppets move! We can’t wait to play with them. 

CLOTHESPIN AIRPLANES From One Little Project

Craft sticks and clothespins are used to make some quick and easy little airplanes the kids will enjoy. Hang up several as a mobile! 

CLOTHESPIN BUTTERFLY CRAFT From Finding Zest

This is a classic with the preschool crowd. We love to add magnets on the back and display them on the fridge or hang them from a string in the window where they can catch the breeze. 

Add some clothespins to your craft supplies and you’ll be all set to create so many adorable projects. Which one will you make first?