14 Clothespin Christmas Crafts


14 Clothespin Christmas Crafts

Get creative with this adorable collection of clothespin Christmas decorations!

Clothespin Christmas Crafts

More than just a clever alliteration, these clothespin Christmas crafts are a great way to start a DIY overhaul on your holiday home decor! Clothespins are an extremely versatile crafting material- they can be used to make ornaments, figurines, wreaths, banners, and so much more.

Here at AllFreeChristmasCrafts, we believe that the best Christmas decorations are the ones made with your own two hands. The holidays always bring about a sense of nostalgia in our hearts that is rarely replicated, and accenting your home with crafts that you've made with friends and family makes decorating an even better time to reminisce.

That's why we've compiled our favorite clothespin Christmas crafts to give you some decorative inspiration and get your creative juices flowing.

Christmas Clothespin Ornaments

Clothespins can be transformed into a diverse cast of ornaments for your family's Christmas tree. The old-fashion shape of clothespins are perfect for creating angels, toy soldiers, and any other figurine that strikes your fancy, The more "modern" clothespins are perfect to act as the legs and antlers on a reindeer, or as a mechanism to attach your ornaments to a tree. The possibilities are endless if you can keep an open mind and see this material's potential. 

Clothespin Angel Christmas Ornament Crafts

These clothespin ornaments are the perfect craft to make with your kids! Their cherubic little faces, icy pastel color scheme, and glittering snowflake wings will make them a wonderfully whimsical addition to your Christmas tree.

Little Drummer Boy Clothespin Crafts

Pa rum pum pum pum, this Little Drummer Boy clothespin craft claims to not have any gifts to bring, but the creative use of clothespins is a gift in itself. You can use this clothespin Christmas craft to hang on your tree, or stand them up like a figurine on your shelves. 

Clothespin Angel Christmas Craft

This classic angel ornament looks like she's about to sing your favorite Christmas carol. Using only a coffee filter, some pipe-cleaners, and felt, this clothespin Christmas ornament is a thrifty way to make something absolutely beautiful.

Clothespin Reindeer Ornament

This clothespin Reindeer ornament craft idea was used at every elementary school Christmas party in the early 90's. The nostalgic and childlike design makes this craft simple but impactful, and will remind you of the times when Christmas felt the most magical!


If you like a little farmhouse flair in your holiday decor, this rustic clothespin Christmas craft is just for you! This thrifty Christmas clothespin craft requires minimal materials, but results in a gorgeous provincial ornament that will go perfectly with your rustic style.

More Decorative Clothespin Crafts

Outside of ornaments, clothespins can also be used to create countless festive decorative accents for your home. Whether you're looking for inspiration for a unique way to wrap gifts, a DIY display for this year's round of Christmas cards, or just want to use up your crafting stockpile of clothespins this holiday season, you're going to love these decorative clothespin crafts.

Creative Christmas Card Holder and Display

Quit stuffing all those Christmas cards in a random drawer in your house and put them on display with this clothespin Christmas card holder. This craft uses handy-dandy clothespins to pin up your festive card collection. Your family and friends will be touched to see that their cards ended up as part of your decor!

DIY Clothespin Poinsettia

What says "Christmas" better than a poinsettia plant? This DIY Clothespin Poinsettia craft! This project is a great, kid-friendly clothespin craft that you're going to love. All you'll need is some clothespins, paint, and a little glue, and you'll be in business!

Clothespin DIY Gift Tags

We're all about the simplistic gift wrap trend that's been around for the last few years, and these rustic clothespin gift tags match that aesthetic seamlessly. The minimalist design is a simple yet personal accent to add to your round of gifts, and can be used year after year!

Silver Trees Clothespin Present Toppers

Topping your gift with a bow? That is so last year. This year, you should try this gorgeous clothespin present topper instead! All you'll need to make this beautiful gift ornament is some clothespins, hot glue, spray paint, and miniature trees. It's that easy!

Candy Cane Clothespin Advent Calendar

Trying to nip your holiday season sugar rush in the bud? This candy cane clothespin advent calendar is solution to the candy-filled advent calendars. Your family will jump for joy with every removal of these paper bags, and Christmas will be around the corner before you know it!

DIY Christmas Card Holder Wreath

This clothespin Christmas craft is more than it seems on the surface. The festive wreath design is, indeed, great for displaying your Christmas cards, but it can also be used as a unique way to give a gift! Clip different flavored bags of tea to give to your tea loving sister, or an assortment of giftcards to your picky daughter! The possibilities are endless.

Modern Christmas Tree DIY Card Holder

We think this clothespin Christmas card holder is breathtaking! The Christmas tree design is minimalist enough to not clash with the contents of your Christmas cards, but still festive and cheerful like holiday decor should be. Though woodworking may seem intimidating, this projects clean lines and simple geometric design make it nearly impossible to mess up!

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