Picture of Dinosaur Push Pins
Have you guys seen those super duper adorable teensy tiny animal butt magnets? Like, they just make you want to pick up a ukelele and sing about overpriced cute things, right? (http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=23465826a&color=000&cm_mmc=SEM-_-Google-_-PLA-_-21882504424All_products&device=c&network=g&matchtype=)

In an effort to motivate myself to clean up my desk area, I thought that perhaps if I made some dinosaur push pins it would force me to put up a bulletin board, which might convince me to put up shelves, which might make me finally have a workable work space.

So obviously that didn’t happen, but here’s what I did accomplish.

You can read a more colorful description of this Instructable at my blog:  http://stitchybitch.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/dinosaur-push-pins/

Step 1: Materials & Tools Needed

Picture of Materials & Tools Needed
Pliers (not necessary but makes the sawing easier)

Plastic dinosaur figurines (or whatever animal you like)
Flat-headed push pins
E-6000 adhesive
Spray paint
leapslc2 years ago
Shoot. I just disposed of a few hundred of those plastic dinos. These are great! Maybe I will have to buy more dinosaurs - which I promised myself I would never do!
specialkk992 years ago
pliers would be a better name than a wrench for the tool. I will be definitely be making these for the girlfriend!
koalalana (author)  specialkk992 years ago
Ah! Thanks for pointing out my brainfart ;)
StoryAddict2 years ago
These will make an awesome gift for a friend of mine! Btw, yet another UrbanOutfitters overpriced item http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=27701689&parentid=GIFT_AWESOME that I'm pretty sure one could make for less than $2 instead of buying for $12.