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