How to Make DIY Aged Clothespins

Perfectly aged clothespins in minutes...

aged clothespins

I've posted about this before but here is just a reminder.

Fill a container with white vinegar and a steel wool pad and let it sit overnight. It must be a steel wool pad that rusts. The ones from the hardware store do not rust.

Vinegar and a jar of brown liquid

Drop the clothespins into the solution making sure to coat each one thoroughly.

Remove the clothespins after just a few minutes and lay them out on a rag to dry them. 

container of wooden clothespins aged with vinegar

When they are dry you will have beautifully aged clothespins!

Pile of clothespins and container of aged clothespins


Container of wooden clothespin with aging technique

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