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Clothespin Organizer

Mounted at eye level above a desk, clothespins on an unobtrusive strip hold home-office essentials: correspondence, a calendar, and whatever is relevant at the moment.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2001





  • Drill

  • Seven wooden spring clothespins

  • 2-inch wide lattice (24-inches long)

  • Wood glue

  • Spray paint

  • Wall anchors


  1. Drill a mounting hole in each end of lattice.

  2. With wood glue, attach seven wooden spring clothespins in an up-and-down sequence, letting the springs overhang the board.

  3. Spray-paint the whole thing, and attach to the wall using the appropriate anchors (use a washer between screw head and board).

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