No tools/skills needed DIY: Thumbtack art

DIY + How To

That’s right! Forget the need for any tools (maybe a hammer at the most with this project) and forget having to possess any real sort of skill. Yes, you can create some neat art just using some thumbtacks and a design. In this project we spotted on Things Bright, they paint a canvas, write a phrase and punch in some bright brass thumbtacks into it to create a fun and quick piece of art.

Don’t let yourself be limited! You could do a project just like this, or you could punch the thumbtacks directly into the wall or use some other material. We think the best part about this project is the spark of the idea…just head to your hardware store one day and explore the sort of materials they have available today. Perhaps you’ll find something unusual to use that will make this art project uniquely yours! Get more inspiration from the post “Thumbtack Art! And a sort-of DIY” on Things Bright.

What do you think about this project?! Are you going to try something similar in your own home? 

Images: Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard via Things Bright
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  1. Kathryn Bogala Calgary Alberta

    Apr 13, 2012 at 10:17 am

    What a great idea! The possibilities are endless!

  2. Elizabeth

    May 4, 2012 at 5:51 am

    I’m glad you liked my project so much – thanks for featuring it!

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