Clothespin Snowflake Ornaments

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Snowflake Ornament Made With Clothespins


Starting as a child, through my growing years and still today I have loved playing and crafting with wood pieces. It started with popsicle sticks and clothespins and little bags of wood turning pieces found in the craft store. So today for my ornament idea I thought I would bring out the wood pieces and create clothespin snowflake ornaments. Be sure to join our blog hop and review the many other ornament ideas below from my blogger friends.


Christmas Gift Ideas


Welcome back to year six of our Festive Christmas Event where we team up with a bunch of talented blogging friends to bring you a plethora of creative ways to celebrate your holiday season. We will also be baking some cookie recipes for you, sharing some party games, making some handmade gifts, doing some ornament crafting and sharing our Christmas movie family fun ideas. There will be breakfast recipes and as always our decorated Christmas Trees which is always a fun tour of homes.

New this year are Gift Guides. We are right there with you shopping from home due to Covid 19 and we understand how hard that can be. So, we have been busy little Elves doing tons of research to create fabulous Gift Guides to help you with your holiday shopping.

You will find new ideas every Monday and Wednesday between Oct. 19th through Nov. 18th. Scroll all the way down to find all the ideas linked at the end. 

If you missed our previous posts you can find them in the links below:

Kitchen Gift Ideas

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Mix It Up Gift Exchange Game  


I love the look of homemade Christmas ornaments mixed with shiny balls and store bought ornaments. I think there is so much more meaning to the tree when you know you and your family spent time together creating memorable items for the tree.  

Here are some other ornaments I’ve made in the past:


Bright Beaded Ornaments

Wood Bead Ornaments


Jar Lid Ornaments

Kid’s Craft Christmas Ornaments


Now to today’s post. Clothespin Snowflake Ornaments.


Christmas Tree Ornaments  

Clothespin Snowflake Ornament Supplies

  Craft Supplies  


Clothespin Snowflake Ornament Instructions


  • Separate the clothespin from the metal spring. Glue back sides together. Make eight of these for each snowflake.

  Broken Clothespin  

  • Glue points together by first gluing them into a plus sign. Then glue the adjoining pieces in between.

  Pieces of Clothespins  

  • Glue the snowflake in the middle on the top. Be sure to apply glue all around the bottom of the snowflake. Weigh down with something heavier. Once dry glue a matching snowflake to the other side, weigh down and let dry.

  Wood Snowflake  

  • You could leave your snowflake unfinished and add the fishing twine through one of the holes in the snowflake or 
  • paint and add embellishments. I painted mine white added some glitter, a gathered piece of ribbon and a painted wood bead. (I used a glue gun to gather the center of the ribbon.)
  • Make it in your colors and in your style.
  • String fishing line through the hole in one of the clothespins.

  Two Snowflake Ornaments

In this picture you can see on the second one that I turned every other clothespin the other direction.


I’m so happy with how they turned out and can see so many ways to make them. Be sure to pin this post for future reference.

  Ornament in the Tree




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Dru About Dru

There are so many things I could say but I will just start with the basics. Mother to 4. Grandmother to 11 (Yes, 11. All under the age of 9.) I am a former Army wife and we spent 15 years traveling around the world. It was such a thrill to have seen so many places and meeting lifetime friends. I spent many years working in the craft industry and love getting together with friends and creating. I have a lifelong love of thrift shops, antiques, and yard sales.


  1. These are really cute! I have a huge bag of wooden clothespins somewhere in the laundry room. I think my clothespins need to become ornaments. LOL

  2. These are cool!

  3. These are so pretty! I love that you added the glitter, of course that could be because I have a serious glitter problem. Lol.

  4. These are beautiful! I love the added glitter.

  5. Hello!
    Great idea…will be making in our craft group soon and making for neighbours.

  6. I have a big wooden bag in the laundry room. I think my clothes need to be jewelry. I love that you have added this shine, of course, it could be because I have a problem with severe shine. Join our craft group soon and prepare for the neighbors. These are really beautiful.

  7. thanks i have try last christmas and everyone just love

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  11. From Printing Services Manchester! Oh wow, these clothespin snowflake ornaments are absolutely adorable! Such a creative and budget-friendly way to add a personal touch to my holiday decor. I can’t wait to try making these with my kids this weekend. Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. I never thought clothespins could look so festive! These snowflake ornaments are a genius idea. I love how you’ve turned simple materials into something beautiful. From Elite Printing Solution! Definitely going to give this DIY a shot for a handmade Christmas this year.

  13. These clothespin snowflake ornaments are a game-changer for my holiday decorations! They look so intricate and delicate, but the tutorial breaks it down so well. Excited to make a bunch of these for my Christmas tree. Thanks for sharing this brilliant idea! Custom Packaging Services.

  14. I’m always on the lookout for unique DIY ornaments, and these clothespin snowflakes are exactly what I’ve been searching for! The combination of simplicity and elegance is just perfect. Can’t wait to make a batch of these to give as gifts this holiday season.”

    “This is such a cute and easy idea! I love how the clothespins create such a charming snowflake shape. I think I found my weekend crafting project. Thanks for sharing this festive and budget-friendly ornament DIY! Custom Printing Services.

  15. I’m obsessed with these clothespin snowflake ornaments! They add such a cozy and handmade feel to the holiday decor. Can’t wait to gather my crafting supplies and get started on making a bunch of these for my tree. Thanks for the inspiration! Custom Packaging Services.

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