Make These Cute Cactus Push-Pins With Hot Glue

Add a dash of cuteness to your mood board with these 3-step DIY cactus push-pins. It's that easy!

Hot Glue Green Cactus Push Pin and Strawberries On Cork Board

Hot Glue: Strawberry and Cactus Push Pins

Colored hot glue sticks are super fun to work with. You can make anything from magnets to push pins to necklaces only using glue. You'll need a silicone cactus mold and strawberry mold, some green and pink glue sticks and a low temp hot glue gun to make these really cute push pins. Before you start, make sure your glue gun is very hot. Then, flood the mold with green hot glue for the cactus, or pink for the strawberry. Before the glue dries, place a push pin in the middle of the mold with the pin facing outward. Once dry, add a mini pompom with a clear hot glue stick to the cactus, or draw on strawberry seeds with a black permanent marker. Once dry, enjoy!

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Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

You won't see any frowns while making this happy little cacti craft. HGTV Handmade's Danielle Boaz shares a quick and easy guide to making mini cactus push-pins with hot glue, a silicone mold and green glue sticks. Add a pink pom-pom topper to each and stick them all around the house.

Materials + Tools

Melt + Dry + Enjoy

Place one green glue stick into the low-temp hot glue gun (Image 1). Once hot, fill each cactus mold with melted green glue (Image 2). Before the glue dries, add a push-pin to the center of each cactus, pin facing up (Image 3). Let dry for several hours. Last, use a small dab of hot glue to add a pink pom-pom topper to each cactus (Image 4). Stick these cuties on a mood board or share a few with friends (Image 5).

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