DIY Plaster + Washi Tape Push Pins

Add some color and pattern to your office with these easy DIY plaster + washi tape push pins!When it comes to work, I write everything down. Ideas, to do list, doodles of ice cream cones, everything. Basically every now and then my desk turns into a massive pile of post-its and scribbled notes. To get my act together, I decided to get a cork board, but I couldn’t find any push pins that I was head over heels in love with which lead me to make my own! Here’s how:

Time: 30 minutes + dry and set time
Materials: silicon mold, plaster, washi tape, E-6000, thumbtacks, decoupage

Add some color and pattern to your office with these easy DIY plaster + washi tape push pins!I used a honeycomb shape tray, but you could use any that you wanted. There are SO many options on Amazon, just make sure it’s made of silicon and you’ll be good to go.

Add some color and pattern to your office with these easy DIY plaster + washi tape push pins!Mix your plaster with water (according to the ratio suggested on the box) and pour into the mold. I only poured a little into each because I didn’t want my pins to be thick. Once set, pop out of the mold and let cure. Again, this could vary based on the plaster you buy, so just be sure to follow the instructions for hardening and setting.

Decorate your plaster shapes with washi tape and trim the excess tape. If you don’t want the washi to ever come up, secure with a coat of decoupage. Glue a thumbtack on the back, let dry, and you’re done!

Add some color and pattern to your office with these easy DIY plaster + washi tape push pins!These are much more fun than your basic push pins, don’t you think?! I think of the next batch I might paint the edges too, just to bring in a bit more color.

Add some color and pattern to your office with these easy DIY plaster + washi tape push pins!

Add some color and pattern to your office with these easy DIY plaster + washi tape push pins!

 

  • DIYinPDX

    Cute! I love the molds you chose. Do you think air-dry clay would work for this project? I have some that I’m not quite sure what to do with.

  • I love this idea! So simple and cute.