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:few hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint all six clothespins Buttermilk.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Use Desert Turquoise to paint shorts on doll #3 and #4. (Dolls are numbered left to right.)
  • 4
    Use Bright Yellow to paint top and bottom of bathing suit on doll #5 and top of doll #4.
  • 5
    Use Cherry Red to paint top on doll #3 and bathing suit of doll #2.
  • 6
    Use Royal Fuchsia to paint top and bottom of doll #6.
  • 7
    Use Sour Apple to paint bathing suit of doll #1.
  • 8
    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.
  • 9
    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.
  • 10
    Use Bright Yellow, paint hair on doll #1 and #6. Use this same color to paint dots for buttons on shorts on doll #4.
  • 11
    Use Dark Chocolate to paint hair on doll #2 and #4.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in each of the following colors: Snow (Titanium) White, Buttermilk, Desert Turquoise, Dark Chocolate, Royal Fuchsia, Cherry Red, Lamp (Ebony) Black, Bright Yellow & Sour Apple
  • •Loew-Cornell Woodsies No Roll Clothespins
  • •Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic in Filbert 10 & Filbert 16
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper & Tracing Pad
  • •Palette or Plastic Plate, Ballpoint Pen & Items to Clean Brushes
Download Project Template