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Love Bugs, anyone?
Make these adorable pins for yourself or a friend — it's an easy way to spread some love!

Posted by Adventures in Fashion from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada • Published See Adventures in Fashion's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a toy brooch. Love Bug Pins - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather up some plastic insects, spray painting them gold. Allow them to fully dry (aren't they adorable?)

  • How to make a toy brooch. Love Bug Pins - Step 2
    Step 2

    Paint a small heart on their sides using acrylic paint. My best advice would be to make two parallel dots and then join them together in a 'V' shape.

  • How to make a toy brooch. Love Bug Pins - Step 3
    Step 3

    From there, secure your pins to the back of the insects using a strong glue, pressing down firmly for at least 30 seconds to adhere. Allow them to dry fully before clipping them on and heading out the door... So easy!

  • How to make a toy brooch. Love Bug Pins - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take your new love bugs out for a spin!

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Lauren B.
Lauren B. · 2 projects
I bought similar ones from https://www.etsy.com and they are really wonderful.
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Hello Sweet Taco
Hello Sweet Taco · Melbourne, Victoria, AU · 30 projects
Such a good idea!
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