Seven Wooden Peg Crafts

Wooden pegs and clothes pins can be used for a wide variety of crafts from home decor to kids toys. And with easy-to-find materials as the supplies for these crafts they are easier to make than you might think. Here are seven of my favorite wooden pegs or clothespin crafts. 1. Wooden Peg Angel Craft I completely love this simple but elegant wooden peg angel. See the post on Uncommon Designs for the tutorial to make your own! 2. Wooden Painted Peg Dolls These homemade painted wooden peg dolls are so cute and can be customized and personalized to any number of colors and designs. 3. Clothespin Songbirds Gorgeous and classy songbirds on these clothespins are super beautiful. Use them in a number of home decor arenas....see how to make your own at Something Created … [Read more...]

Paint Your Own Peg Dolls for Homemade Children’s Toys

There is just something about homemade toys that makes them that much more special. Recently, my family went on a trip and I needed something to keep my little one occupied in the car.  She has lately developed a fascination with little people and figurines. After a trip to my local Target and seeing the outrageous prices for the many different “little people”, I decided to make my own little people. Using peg dolls from the craft store (I purchased mine at Hobby Lobby – eight dolls for $2.99) and paint from my growing collection, I painted a timeless treasure for my daughter that means a lot more than a little plastic toy from Target. Another great thing about this craft is it takes mere minutes to create! If you have older children that can handle a paint brush, this is a great summer … [Read more...]