Monday, August 16, 2010

Clothespin Wreath

Here my latest attempt to cover the bare spots on my walls (or maybe, the crayon marks??). This is a really simple clothespin wreath. I had seen it somewhere recently, a little different that mine in contruction, and the painting was more of a rainbow of colors and less a work with blue shades. Unfortunately, I don't remember where I saw it and a google image search didn't give me any clues. If you think it may have been *you* who inspired me with the project, let me know so that I can credit you accordingly.
To do this project you need:
Wire wreath frame
Cloth (long strip)
Clothespins
Paint
~Paint you pins however you would like. I enjoyed doing shades of blue, but they are plenty of other options. Let them dry.
~Use the cloth to wrap around the frame, over and over, until all of it is covered. 
~Start pinning those pins on. I think it looks great if you make enough of them to have them close together.
And....you're done. That easy!!!

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15 comments:

  1. simple yet designer cute

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  2. ...visiting from Sassy Sites! I'm a new follower! Come by and say HI! I love your blog! It's such a SASSY site! :)

    I also do vinyl :)
    www.choosethewriting.blogspot.com

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  3. The cool blue hues are relaxing!!

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  4. thank you for linking up to MMM! your wreath is very creative! :)

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  5. Thank you so much for sharing your great wreath with us at Anything Related!
    {Rebekah}

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  6. Love this! The way the blue color is varied rocks. You have to link this to my Upcycled Awesome Linky party at http://tinyurl.com/Upcycled10

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  7. This is so fun and would look terrific in any color!! Thank you for such an amazing idea!! I am happy to be your newest follower and would love to have you as a friend at Frou Frou Decor! I would also like to invite you to my Fabulous Friday Finds party, every Friday! Hope to see you there!
    Hugs,
    ~Terrell @ FFD~

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  8. Cute wreath...love the color!
    Stop over to enter my giveaway!

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  9. cute wreath! ive seen this general idea but not with clothespins!! VERY cute twist on things!! come visit me, haha im new to the blogging world!! much love! :)

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  10. Love this, esp. the blue shading...really caught my eye!

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  11. Adorable, and I love the blue!

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  12. Love that look! The shades of blue you chose are lovely!

    Jeanine

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  13. stopping by from Frugal Friday. I absolutly LOVE this idea. Im thinking of doing something similar as a frame for a round mirror I have. thanx for the inspiration

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  14. Hi! I found your site off of Today’s Creative Blog! I love your craft! You are so talented! I am your newest follower! Woo hoo! I hope you stop by my new blog. I just started it 2 months ago and would love new friends! Please come see me at http://www.modernfamilymagazine.com

    -Heather-

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