Clothespin Snowflake

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Introduction: Clothespin Snowflake

We haven’t had much snow yet where I live, so I thought I would make my own.

Supplies

Clothespins (I used eight for each snowflake)

Hot glue gun and glue sticks

White paint and a paint brush

Clear glue(I used spray enamel)

White or clear sparkles/glitter (the sparkles/glitter that I used was called diamond dust)

Step 1: Starting the Snowflake

First you want to disassemble the clothespins by removing the springs from between the wood pieces.

Step 2: Glue

Then glue the smooth ends together.

Step 3: Paint

Next, paint them white. I used an extra intact clothespin to hold the part of the snowflake while I painted it.

Step 4: Glue Snowflake Together

Glue each clothespin end to the other ends (pointy end facing out) making a circle.

Step 5: Finishing the Snowflake

To finish my snowflake I sprayed it with a clear enamel that I found at my house. Then immediately after, I dusted some sparkles on it so they would stick.

Step 6: Finished

The snowflake is complete. I made several more and hung them around my house, but you can also glue them together and make a cool wreath for your door. If anyone makes this I would love to see a picture of your version.

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    5 Comments

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    winneremerald12
    winneremerald12

    1 year ago

    Whoaaaaaa that's really smart. Totally voted.

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    bluebird129
    bluebird129

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks

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    JohanH44
    JohanH44

    1 year ago on Step 6

    Real snowflakes have six arms, not eight arms. Nevertheless, these are really beautiful. And probably more beautiful than if they had only six arms.

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    Oak1900
    Oak1900

    1 year ago

    I like this easy decoration.

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    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    1 year ago

    Very cute and simple way to make a snowflake decoration!