Nicole™ Crafts Elf Clothespin

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by Nicole™ Crafts Design Team

Nicole™ Crafts Elf Clothespin

The Nicole™ Crafts Elf Clothespin is a great holiday decoration - consider making the Reindeer, Santa and Snow Family Clothespins for a complete set of holiday decorations!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint clothespin Foliage Green from spring arm to bottom. Paint top front of clothespin Flesh Tone for face. Paint remaining top of clothespin Bittersweet Chocolate for hair. Allow to dry.
  • 2
    Brush on Mod Podge with sponge brush, using Mod Podge as a glue.
  • 3
    Download and print project template. Cut the boot cuffs and collar band on Light Pink foam; cut a second set of boot cuffs, hat and shirt on Green foam; cut two hands on Flesh foam; cut hat band and 2 arms on Lime Green foam; cut boots and collar on Red foam. Glue foam pieces to clothespin, using photo as a guide.
  • 4
    Glue Gold bells to shoes and collar. Tie 20 inch piece of Red ribbon around waist, tying a bow at the end. Glue to secure. Trim off excess.
  • 5
    Dab on blush for cheeks. Glue eyes to face. Draw mouth and hand details with the Black marker.
  • 6
    Accent using Iridescent glitter glue. Allow to dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Clothespin 9 inch 104147178
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Lime Green 104258607
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Green 104258600
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104258592
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Light Pink 104258595
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Flesh 104258604
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bells 50 pc. 3/8 inch Gold 104243820
  • Offray® Spool O' Ribbon Red 104188398
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 10 mm 100 pc. 104233379
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 6 104464405 or other Paint Brush
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate 104106628
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Foliage Green 104521653 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flesh Tone 104106684
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Gloss 104107933
  • Loew-Cornell® Sponge Brush 1 inch 104114635
  • Blush
  • Black Marker
  • Scissors
Download Project Template