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.
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2. Wrap the ribbon around the wreath ring until the entire ring is covered. Add a drop of glue to secure the ribbon.
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3. Cut off any excess ribbon, then hot glue the end of the ribbon to the back of the wreath ring.
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4. Place a clothespin onto one type of decorative paper, then trace around it using a pencil.
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5. Cut out the tracing, then hot glue it onto the back of the clothespin. Repeat this process on half the clothespins.
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6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 using the other type of decorative paper on the other half of the clothespins.
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7. Pinch the clothespins onto the outside edge of the wreath ring, alternating the type of decorative paper.
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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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