Thursday, September 13, 2012

Clothespins & Hangers Upcycled & Repurposed

Clothespins and hangers are those everyday household objects
that we usually wouldn't give a second thought.

...Or would we?

 Sweet animals carved from clothespins (above and below)
from Marie Elisabeth's Rum

Vintage skirt hangers used to hang art from O at Home

Painted and stamped clothespins by aLittleScrappy via Etsy

I hope you enjoyed the post!
Please leave a comment below! 

What do you think?

I hope you have a great week 
Love, Laura

My broken china jewelry is always available for purchase at


  1. Great list of ideas!
    I love the jewelry organizer idea!

    1. That is a great idea. You could even put it in your closet if you need space.

  2. So many creative and artistic items! I love quite a few of these - the light fixture, the pegs with music written on them, the chair and more...stunning!

  3. Congs! A lot of ideas!!!Thank you for sharing!

  4. I just recently discovered your blog. You are wonderful. I get so much inspiration from you. Please keep doing what you do! I look forward to each new post. Thanks for what you do!


  5. Wow, you found a lot of fun ones! I love the clothes pin animal carvings!

  6. Cool finds! I have a couple of skirt hangers set aside for holding photos at my house.

    Love the designs burned into the hangers and the hanging lamp! TFS

    1. I love anything wood burned... be sure to check out the wood burned spoons on my post about wooden spoons from Aug 23 2012

  7. Man, who would have thought you could do so many clever projects with wooden hangers? Very cool.

  8. Another wood clothespins dress can be seen here:

    Miami based artist, Gerry Stecca, creates art sculptures comprised of thousands of clothespins.

    His works can be found incorporated within permanent collections at the East Wing at the Courtauld in London, UK; The University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor, MA; The Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, GA; and, the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum in Fort Smith, AR.


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