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Clothespin Flower Photo Display

Let nostalgia bloom with this sweet homemade Mother's Day gift. Kids can use this Clothespin Flower Photo Display to remind Mom of all the special times they've shared over the years. They can also attach sweet notes or homemade cards to surprise her on Mother's Day. This adorable homemade gift idea is relatively inexpensive and doesn't take a lot of time to make, so it's a great gift for Mothers Day if you couldnt decide what to make. Plus, kids can decorate the Clothespin Flower Photo Display as much as they want, so they'll have a ton of fun expressing their artistic side for Mom.

Clothespin Flower Photo Display


  • Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue®
  • Buttons and charms
  • Soil
  • Flowerpot
  • Wood ruler
  • Clothespins
  • Plant/flowers
  • Spray paint
  • 3" Wood disc


  1. Place clothespins evenly spaced around wood disc (clip opening facing outward), leaving about a 2” space for ruler. Glue clothespins in place then center ruler in 2” opening and glue in place. Let dry.
  2. Once dry, spray paint pinwheel and ruler.
  3. Glue buttons and charms into the shape of a heart on center of pinwheel. Let dry.
  4. Add soil and plant to flowerpot.
  5. Insert pinwheel into soil. Clip photos and sentiments into clothespins.
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This is a really cute idea for younger children. I like that it is versatile and can be used to display not just photographs, but cards, tickets, jewelry and other small trinkets that a mother would love. The combination with the potted plant makes this project extra special.


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