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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Afternoon Quickie

No, it's not what you think! I've been wanting to gussy up some clothespins to use as chip clips for a while, so today, I put on an old movie (All About Eve) and painted up a few. After painting, I edged them with black ink, and then sanded them down to distress them a bit. I like the way they look old:
And then, just for fun, I stamped on them and added some dots and stripes:
I'd still like to attach a few to a board and hang it in the laundry room as a place where orphan socks can hang out until they are (hopefully) reunited with their mates.


  1. I love hat sock idea! I'm convinced that the house gremlins steal ours. ;)


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