Wednesday, March 9, 2016

In case you were wondering

When I showed you my clothespin barrels the other day did you wonder what I did with the metal spring part after I took the clothespins apart? Yeah I knew  you did. I bet it's been bothering you ever since too.
Well let it bother you no more. I happened to see an idea on Pinterest that led me to a clothespin spring star ornament tutorial.

They don't have a hanger on them yet but these are my stars. I found that some of them move around more than others and will lose their shape easily. I dabbed a little glue where the springs connect to help them hold their shape.

17 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this! You know I love stars! The suspense was killing me, so thanks for telling us!

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  2. Yes, I was wondering! Wow, these stars are GREAT :)

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  3. Once again....another clever idea!! Once the glue dries....dip them in a glue mixture and white 'snow'!!!

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  4. they are really cool and i love anything that upcycles.. just put a ornament hanger on and perfect for a tree. they could even be spray painted for different colors. i like these.

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  5. Definitely waste not want not. I really like these!

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  6. Would be cute on a Christmas tree!
    hughugs

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  7. No, it never actually occurred to me - but what a clever idea.

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  8. I love those! Just think of all the colors you can paint them for different holidays like gold and silver and red, white and blue!

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  9. Look at you using every part of the clothespin! You is smart. And creative!

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  10. No, I wasn't wondering about those pieces at all. I'm not crafty that's why.

    Have a fabulous day. Big hug to you and tons of scritches to Gibbs. ♥♥♥

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  11. Tell Wade to get out his soldering iron to make them stay together ... and while he's at it he could add a pin back. Cute craft fair item!

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  12. these are so cool! I can think of so many ways to use them! putting them on a string of lights to hang around a porch or deck would be fun and painting them fun sparkly colors, decorating a wreath and just so many possibilities! :)

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  13. Thank you so very much! I really have been in a tissy over what you did with those springs.

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  14. I'll admit that it has been keeping me awake at nights so nice to know. And indeed, a brilliant idea!
    Amalia
    xo

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  15. Isn't Pinterest THE best invention EVER???? I spend WAY too much time over there...but there are so many great ideas...of things I will never have time to do in my lifetime!

    LOVE the stars!!

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  16. Wow there's a use for everything! I LOVE them!

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  17. Well isn't that the most inventive thing you've ever seen!

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