It rains a lot in North Carolina. A whole lot. I never really knew how much until I moved here from Southern Cali.. I thought when summer came a blazing, we were going to have a few months of fun in the sun, with minimal precipitation!
So.. instead of enjoying the sunshine in this gorgeous new state.. I’ve spent lots of time tinkering away in my little craft corner. Not that I am complaining or anything! ;)
Spray painting has always been my favorite way to add come color to clothespins but since all this rain doesn’t make that possible, using craft paint is the next best thing! Awfully messing though, wouldn’t you agree?
So with that said, I wanted to share with you the best and easiest way I’ve found to paint lots of clothespins simultaneously in various sizes using regular old wooden dowels! For the tiny ones, regular bamboo skewers worked like a charm! Once they are all the perfect color, just put them in a cup to quickly dry.
Maybe many of you already have tried this method, but I just wanted to share it just in case some of you hadn’t and wanted to give it a go!
Hope it helps!
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
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