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"Tack"tical
I previously posted this tutorial, and then removed it because I found a better, easier way to make them. So, here is the revised project.

Posted by Creative Origins from Stuart, Florida, United States • Published See Creative Origins's 23 projects »
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  • How to make a push pin. Flower Tacks - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the aluminum can so that you have the bottom third, then cut sides and roll to form flower like base.

  • How to make a push pin. Flower Tacks - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place first bead onto shank of thumbtack.

  • How to make a push pin. Flower Tacks - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then push tack through the center of your base.

  • How to make a push pin. Flower Tacks - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now arrange six more beads around the center.

  • How to make a push pin. Flower Tacks - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put the whole thing in the oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and push thumbtack down until even with base. Then, back in the oven for another 10 minutes, or until holes in beads have disappeared.

  • How to make a push pin. Flower Tacks - Step 6
    Step 6

    Allow your creation to cool and then pop off the base.

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jolle f.
jolle f. · Belgium, Wisconsin, US · 1 project
you can make earrings of them
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
great!
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ThePinkPanther
ThePinkPanther · 1 project
Awesome! They look really good.
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Kirsten B.
Kirsten B. · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 40 projects
Thats adorable! I want to try it!Happy
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Goth Ninja
Goth Ninja · Point, Texas, US · 3 projects
AWESOMENESS!!!!!♥
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Ezme
Ezme · Wantage, England, GB · 25 projects
love it!
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DIS.AR.RAY
DIS.AR.RAY · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 32 projects
THATS SO COOL! Happy awesome friggin sauce Happy
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Candice C.
Candice C. · Wylie, Texas, US · 49 projects
dandy... I shall make me some!
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