Clothespins waiting to be painted
I use the old fashioned type of clothespins to make into decorative dolls. You can paint a little face on the top, and then use a length of pipe cleaner for the arms.
A little piece of fabric can form a dress, and no self respecting clothespin doll would be seen without an apron. A little bit of embroidery floss, yarn or fleece will make hair, and you can make a tiny basket, bundle for a baby or any other farm or hillbilly type of accent.
I use these as Christmas tree ornaments, or to decorate a gift wrapped in dish towels, fabric or other useful recycleable wrapping.
All the items you need are available at dollar stores; I guess they know what we like to make!