Clothespin Holiday Tree

Project designed by: KariAnne Wood


Transform ordinary clothespins into festive holiday decor in minutes with Krazy Glue®. This easy craft adds a pop of color to any holiday tablescape and can be enjoyed all season long.


  • Krazy Glue No Run Craft Gel
  • Styrofoam cone
  • 150 small clothespins
  • Light-colored green paint
  • Medium-colored green paint
  • Darker-colored green paint
  • Wooden ball for tree topper


  1. Divide the clothespins into groups of three and paint each of the sets a different shade of green paint. Let dry.
  2. Paint the Styrofoam cone green. Let dry.
  3. At the base of the cone use Krazy Glue to glue a layer of darker-colored clothespins. Make sure the end of the clothespin (the part that clips) is facing up. Let glue dry.
  4. Clip and glue second layer of darker-colored clothespins. Clip the bottom of the second layer of clothespins to the first and glue in place. Repeat for second layer. Let glue dry.
  5. Repeat step 4 for additional layers
  6. Paint the wooden ball with the lightest color of green paint and glue to the top of the cone. Let glue dry.
  7. Add a final layer of paint to the clothespins. Let paint dry. Finish with a coat of polyurethane.