Put a Pin In It: 15 DIY Push Pins
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Put a Pin In It: 15 DIY Push Pins

We are all addicted to Pinterest, but sometimes it’s really nice to have all your inspiration out in front of you for real. If you still have a cork board sitting around, covered in to-do lists, pretty photos and random inspiration, then you need some real “pins” to keep it all looking sharp! Whether you’re going for gold luxe or funky neon, we’ve got 15 easy DIY push pins for you.

1. Neon Animal Pins: Get the whole zoo on your cork board with some neon circus animals. Perfect for kids and adults alike, you can paint these fun guys any color you want, but we are loving that neon. (via A Bubbly Life)

2. Glitter Pins: Because we could all use a little more glitter in our life. (via Lovely Indeed)

3. Concrete Pineapple Push Pins: Get your home office in on the pineapple trend with these glitzy little guys. All you need are a little bit of cement mix and a pineapple mold tray. (via The Proper Pinwheel)

4. Pom Pom Push Pins: These would make a great teacher’s gift! Just package up a bunch in a cute bowl and prepare to be the pet. (via Babiekins)

5. Color Blocked Cubes: Pick up some tiny wooden squares at the craft store for a couple bucks and add some pretty paint for an unexpected geometric pin.  (via House of Earnest)

6. Sweet Tweet Push Pins: Put a bird on it! All you need are some map pins and little mushroom birds from the craft store for some adorable little bird pins. (via Tried and True)

7. Fabric Flower Pins: Add some organic accents to your office with these pretty fabric flower pins. Play around with patterns and colors to create a color-poppin’ garden all over your pinboard. (via Creature Comforts)

8. Washi Tape Thumbtacks: Washi tape is one of our favorite supplies for super easy DIYs, and these pins are as simple as putting tape on your thumbtacks. (via How About Orange)

9. Gem Push Pins: Get your bling on with these plaster gemstones push pins. Your office will be shining bright like a diamond decked out in glitzy golden jewels. (via Design Sponge)

10. Pom Pom Push Pins: More pom poms! These colorful balls of fluff are sure to add some fun texture and color to your cork board or inspiration wall. (via One Sheepish Girl)

11. Wine Cork PinsCorks can be pretty. Pick the end with the best design, then slice the cork into push pin-sized pieces. (via The Wooden Bee)

12. Easy Gilded Push Pins: Take those colorful old pins to a more glamorous place just by adding some gold paint. This is a great way to reuse office supplies you already have by making them fit into the decor you want. (via Plentytude)

13. Pretty Flower Pins: Perk up your to-do lists with some pretty petals. All you need are a few silk flowers to create a bouquet of different blooms, or stick with one kind for a more coordinated display. (via Pop Sugar)

14. Yarn Ball Push Pins: Teeny tiny miniature yarn balls are the perfect way to add some texture and warmth to your decor. Just the right amount of color and a nice satisfying cushion when you use them, these little push pins are some of the cutest we’ve seen around. (via Mr. Handsome Face)

15. Button Thumbtacks: Layer up those buttons for a fun, colorful collection of button pins! You could also use vintage earrings for a unique and sparkly display. (via All Things Thrifty)

What’s your favorite way to organize your cork board? Do your thumbtacks need a makeover? Talk to us in the comments below!