Button Thumbtacks

Brighten up any memo board with these colorful, cheerful thumbtacks!

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    If your tacks came on a piece of cardboard, then you're set! Ours came in a plastic box.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    We didn't want any fingers getting poked or tables getting scratched, so we cut a bit of cardboard and folded it in half. We added a bit of glue at the end, to keep it folded.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Maddie dug into our buttons and started putting together her designs.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    She glued those together, then glued them to the tacks.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    We let them dry, checking them to make sure they weren't gluing to the cardboard or sliding off the tacks.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

  • Done!

    Then they were done! So cheerful and bright!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

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