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Clothespin Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

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This Clothespin Glitter Snowflake Ornaments is a fun holiday craft for kids.

A close up of a snowflake craft
It is our family tradition that the Friday after Thanksgiving we drive to Wyoming (from Utah) and cut down the perfect Christmas tree. We love getting bundled up in our winter clothes and hiking through the cold snow until we spot the perfect tree. Each kid then each takes turns cutting down the tree. We take it home and spend the rest of the day decorating for the holidays. We have dozens of our favorite handmade ornaments to hang on the tree. This Clothespin Glitter Snowflake Ornaments makes a colorful addition to a Christmas tree.
A snowflake craft on a wooden table

Clothespin Glitter Snowflake Ornaments


A bottle of items on a table

Supplies:

Clothespins (Regular and Small)

White Paint

Paintbrush

Glitter (Silver and Teal)

Glue

Scissors

Twine or Ribbon

A snowflake craft on a tableInstructions:Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

  1. Twist the clothespins to remove the metal portion.Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

  2. Glue two pieces of the clothespin together. Flat side to flat side. Refer to the photo. You need to do this eight times with the regular and small clothespins for each snowflake.A knife sitting on top of a wooden cutting board, with Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

  3. Glue two of the clothespin pieces you just made in step 2 to each other, end to end. Refer to the photo.A knife sitting on top of a wooden cutting board, with Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

  4. Glue two more clothespin pieces together on each side of the ones you glued together in step 3. Refer to the photo.Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

  5. Glue a clothespin piece in between each clothespin. Refer to the photo. Allow the glue to dry completely.

  6. Repeat the steps above with the regular and small size clothespins.Close up of clothespins

  7. Paint the snowflakes white. Paint the front and the back. Allow paint to dry completely.Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

  8. Coat the regular size snowflake clothespin with glue and then sprinkle silver or teal glitter on it. Shake off excess.Clothespin and Snowflake

  9. Repeat step 8 with the small sized snowflake clothespin. Use the opposite color glitter. Allow the glue to dry completely.

  10. Glue the small snowflake clothespin on top of the regular size snowflake clothespin. Allow glue to dry completely.A group of items on a table

  11. Turn the ornament over and glue twine or ribbon onto the back for hanging.Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake OrnamentsClothespin and Snowflake

  12. Your snowflake is ready to shine brightly on your Christmas tree! Clothespin and Glitter Snowflake Ornaments          A tree decorated with lights and ornament

If you are looking for a gift idea for a teacher, grandma or grandpa or a family friend this is a really fun holiday craft idea that your kids would love to help you with. It really glitters beautifully when you put it on your Christmas tree. You can hand these up on your holiday tree next to our Cinnamon Christmas ornament.

 

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