DIY Clothespin Paintbrushes

Clothespin Paintbrushes

DIY Difficulty Level: 1 (Easy)

Creativity isn’t just limited to WHAT you paint.  Have fun with the supplies you paint WITH!  You’ll love these creative clothespin paintbrush ideas!


  • Clothespins
  • Tempera paint and paper

Assorted supplies which can include:

  • aluminum foil
  • leaves
  • sticks
  • plastic wrap
  • cotton balls
  • feathers
  • pom poms
  • etc.


  1. Gather your clothes pins and your assorted supplies.
  2. Secure balls of cotton, foil, plastic wrap or art supplies into each clothes pin.
  3. Use tempera paint for easy cleaning!