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Remember: Shimmer Sheetz-covered Jumbo Clothespin

May 13, 2017
Remember: Shimmer Sheetz-Covered Jumbo Clothespin

By Judi Kauffman

I’m revisiting one of my favorite projects: Shimmer Sheetz-covered Jumbo Clothespins. (shown: 6” tall) They stand upright and the clip at the top is endlessly useful. This time the clothespins are featuring the word ‘remember’ cut with one of Suzanne Cannon’s wonderful A Way With Words dies. 

What will you want to remember? How will you decorate and enjoy a decorated jumbo clothespin? 

Clothespins make great place cards at a party, a favor that can go home with each guest. (With the word ‘remember’ these are ideal for a retirement or farewell party!) They’re terrific teacher gifts, and serve well all around the house.

Near the door, the clothespin can hold tickets to a play or a to-do list that can’t be left behind. Or it can welcome a guest with a special greeting card.

On a desk or mantel, it can be used to display a memorable photo like the one of my dad and me. Or put it on the kitchen table where it can hold a secret message for that special someone – two mini playing cards: The 2 of hearts, symbolic of the relationship, and a second card with a love note hidden from view! Continue Reading