Upcycled Clothespin Necklace
Take a simple item like a spring clothespin and turn it into this fashion statement Upcycled Clothespin Necklace. This craft is suited to the more experienced crafter like a teen or tween. Don’t be afraid to take a simple item and challenge the kids to think what it could be turned into.
Trivia: The first design that resembles the modern clothespin was patented in 1853 by David M. Smith, a man from Vermont who had many inventions.
Large Decorative Bead
Chain, Ribbon or Cord
Pull apart a clothespin. Set aside wooden pieces for another project.
Bend open the metal spring to slide in a bead. Squeeze closed.
Feed a ribbon, chain or cord through the spring.
Get ready for all your friends to ask you where you got that cool necklace.
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