Heart Clothespin Valentines - DIY Inspired
29th Jan2014


Heart Clothespin Valentines

by Dinah Wulf

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My daughter and I have been making clothespin crafts lately {airplane clothespins & caterpillar clothespins}. I had some left over and thought it’d be fun to make heart clothespin valentines.  When you turn a heart sideways it looks like lips so I printed little tags that say “Smooch. Muah. Kiss.” Here is how I made them.

Materials:

  • Clothespins
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Paper cutter or scissors
  • Mod Podge
  • Paint brush
  • Computer and printer

Instructions:

I picked some pretty pink scrapbook paper with a light print, cut them to size with a paper cutter and glued and sealed them with Mod Podge.  This is the bottom of the clothespin. I let them dry completely.

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I printed “Smooch. Muah. Kiss.” on it in different fonts on the same pink paper and I cut them out to fit on the clothespins for the top half.

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I put Mod Podge directly on the clothes pin, the tag I made on top, and then sealed it with another layer of Mod Podge on top of that. Allow it to dry for about fifteen minutes.

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While those were drying I cut out hearts and cut them in half.

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I Mod Podged the heart on the side of the clothespin and sealed it with more Mod Podge on top.

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Here are a couple AFTER photos.

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I also made a collage!

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The possibilities are endless with this little craft. You can make different sayings, similar to conversation hearts or make them more personalized.  I thought these would also be cute with lips instead of a heart.

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Dinah has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. She is a Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, a Blogger at Earth911 and GMC Trade Secrets, and a member of Martha’s Circle. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Circle of Moms as a Most Creative Blog. Dinah was featured on Linqia’s Community Spotlight, as an influential community leader.

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