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Use these to push push in your corkboard!!
Those Thumbtacks are to boring for my DIY corkboard. So I wanted to Spruce them up a bit. And remember, you don't have to use buttons and a binder clip like I do, use whatever you want to serve as your pushpin on your corkboard :)

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  • How to make a pins. Personalized Thumbtacks - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you need the things that you want to glue on your plain flat head pushpins.

  • How to make a pins. Personalized Thumbtacks - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the shank (the loop thingy) off with a pair of scissors or wire cutters. Here I use scissors because the button was made of plastic.

  • How to make a pins. Personalized Thumbtacks - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then glue you thumbtack onto the button with hot glue. Make sure to enclose the pushpin with glue so it cannot come lose.

  • How to make a pins. Personalized Thumbtacks - Step 4
    Step 4

    For the binder clip. Take your clip, your pushpin and your glue. And what do you get when you fuse all of that together?

  • How to make a pins. Personalized Thumbtacks - Step 5
    Step 5

    A new multifuncional pushpin!! Hope you try this out, it's so simple and it really makes you corkboard look nicer :P

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
This is such a great idea, I'm sick of boring old thumbtacks!
Philippe T.
Philippe T. · 8 projects
haha, me too. I do like the coloful ones though Tongue
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