I love clothes pins because they can be such a cool design element but they are also so cheap. Here are a couple of projects I did this weekend using clothes pins. I’ll explain below how I did them below:
Both of these projects were easy, quick and fun and they add punches of color and interest to any room!
The first project is similar to my “LOVE” sign that I blogged about a few weeks ago. Just like the “LOVE” sign, I used a cabinet door from IKEA’s “As is” section. I love it when they have the skinny cabinet doors because you can do so much with them. This particular door was $1.99.
The wooden filigree from Hobby Lobby was about $1.99. I spray painted it dark brown so that when I distressed the piece it would match the color of the rest of the door.
Then I took some wooden craft clothes pins (you can find these for cheap at Wal-Mart in their craft area), and painted them with some acrylic paint I had on hand and then simply hot glued them to the door since they would only hold light weight pictures.
This second project is pretty simple as well. Using the same idea as the IKEA cabinet door, I instead used a secondhand frame, painted and distressed it, then painted 4 clothes pins and hot glued them to the sides of the frame:
I cut a couple of pieces of twine and clipped them into the clothes pins, then used mini clothes pins to secure the cards and pictures to the twine.
There are endless possibilities here. Play around and create something fun for your own home!