DecoArt Summer Clothespin Dolls

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Summer Clothespin Dolls

Take an old-fashioned item with a new twist and you get the very modern, cool DecoArt Summer Clothespin Dolls.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Paint all six clothespins Buttermilk.
  • 3
    Download and print project template. Copy onto tracing paper. Center tracing paper on clothespins. Using ballpoint pen, go over pattern on clothespins with transfer paper underneath.
  • 4
    Use Desert Turquoise to paint shorts on doll #3 and #4. (Dolls are numbered left to right.)
  • 5
    Use Bright Yellow to paint top and bottom of bathing suit on doll #5 and top of doll #4.
  • 6
    Use Cherry Red to paint top on doll #3 and bathing suit of doll #2.
  • 7
    Use Royal Fuchsia to paint top and bottom of doll #6.
  • 8
    Use Sour Apple to paint bathing suit of doll #1.
  • 9
    Use Snow (Titanium) White to outline edge of bathing suit on doll #5. Place vertical stripes on doll #6. Paint vertical stripe across middle of bathing suit and paint dots on top half of bathing suit on doll #1. Paint dots on bathing suit of doll #2.
  • 10
    Use Lamp (Ebony) Black to paint dots for eyes of all dolls. Use this same color to paint hair on doll #3 and #5 as well as paint pockets and button on shorts of doll #3.
  • 11
    Use Bright Yellow, paint hair on doll #1 and #6. Use this same color to paint dots for buttons on shorts on doll #4.
  • 12
    Use Dark Chocolate to paint hair on doll #2 and #4.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Buttermilk 104106660
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Desert Turquoise 104106698
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Dark Chocolate 104106680
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Royal Fuchsia 104106604
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cherry Red 104106606
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104106644
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655
  • No Roll Clothespins (6)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Filbert 10 104464094
  • Paint Brush Filbert 16
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Ballpoint Pen
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
Download Project Template