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How to make a clothespin wreath

Who says wreaths have to be made of greenery? In this DIY, clothespins are used to create a wreath that is out of this world. With bright colors and retro-inspired design, this piece is an easy way to add a cheerful look to any room.
For a polished and professional-looking finished product, pick patterned paper with similar color schemes. Not a seasoned crafter? No worries. The best part about this DIY is that it is foolproof, making this wreath ideal for beginners.
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Materials
- MDF wreath ring
- Green silk ribbon
- Hot-glue gun
- Scissors
- Clothespins
- Two kinds of decorative paper
- Pencil
- Twine
Instructions
1. Add hot glue to the wreath ring, then press the end of the green ribbon into the glue.
2. Wrap the ribbon around the wreath ring until the entire ring is covered. Add a drop of glue to secure the ribbon.
3. Cut off any excess ribbon, then hot glue the end of the ribbon to the back of the wreath ring.
4. Place a clothespin onto one type of decorative paper, then trace around it using a pencil.
5. Cut out the tracing, then hot glue it onto the back of the clothespin. Repeat this process on half the clothespins.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 using the other type of decorative paper on the other half of the clothespins.
7. Pinch the clothespins onto the outside edge of the wreath ring, alternating the type of decorative paper.
8. Cut off a section of twine, then tie it into a loop around the wreath ring. This serves as a hanger for your wreath.
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