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5 Easy DIY Clothespin Crafts And Projects

They're not just for hanging laundry!

When you think of clothespins, what comes to mind?

Drying clothes outside… and… what else? Contrary to popular belief, these cheap wooden clips are super handy and ideal for fixing everyday annoyances, making crafts and organizing around the house. All you need are clothespins and strong glue and you’re ready to go!

A few brilliant ideas include pulling apart decorative clothespins and gluing them side-by-side to create a colorful trivet for your kitchen counter, labeling them with reminders, using them as toothbrush stands and gluing them back to back to keep your headphones from getting tangled up. The possibilities are endless.

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A personal favorite? Grab a piece of scrap wood and glue a series of pins to it to create a simple, elegant kitchen rack. Use it to organize dishcloths, oven mitts, oversized serving utensils and more.

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If these nifty ideas don’t do it for you, don’t worry. There are countless other super easy DIY tutorials that include everyday items like mason jars and magnets.

For more ideas and inspiration—and to learn how to execute the crafts mentioned above—make sure you watch the video below. 

Happy crafting!