Safety pins. We have been having a whole lotta fun creating things with safety pins. In my attempt to find more and more cool crafts for tweens to make and crafts for teens to make – I have landed in the world of safety pin crafts.
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I can clearly remember poking safety pins into my pants as a tween. A trail of safety pins along the side of my pants…tapering my pants. Did you do that? I also remember adding safety pins to my jackets, shoes and shirts…anywhere I could think to stick a pin I would.
Nowadays, safety pins have taken on a totally new life. The creative safety pin craft ideas and safety pin crafts with beads that exist now blow me away. People are making amazing safety pin jewelry – that you could wear on a night out. The funny little safety pin craft ideas are awesome. Which is why I wanted to round a few great ideas up and share them here.
But before we get to the projects, I wanted to share some of my favourite tools you will need to create beaded safety pin crafts.
This variety pack of safety pins is a great starting point for making safety pin jewelry and crafts.
Next, you will need a pair of jewelry pliers. This 3 piece set of jewelry pliers from Cousin Craft will make your crafting so much easier.
Finally, this strong and stretchy elastic thread is essential when making safety pin bracelets that will last.
Now, let’s check out the projects…
Cool Safety Pin Craft Ideas
Add a safety pin lace up corset to any jacket you already own with this cool tutorial from Mark Montano
What a fun and festive addition to your holiday decor, a safety pin napkin ring from Golden Age Beads
I searched, but I couldn’t find a source for this safety pin baby announcement – I couldn’t resist including it in this collection of safety pin crafts, because it is so cute.
How lovely is this simple safety pin and beads hanging Christmas decoration from Beading Design Crafts? Switch up the colours and you could hang it all year round.
Here’s another adorable winter project. Check out Repeat Crafter Me’s safety pin and felt ice skates. These would be great for a hockey play or figure skater.
These little beaded and safety pin baskets would make a lovely little ring holder for a bedside table. Created by Do it And How.
Safety Pin Crafts for Tweens to Make
Something Wilde shares how to make a fun safety pin Christmas tree.
Or, what about making this safety pin and bead Christmas tree to share with friends – from Rock-A-Bye-Parents.
Check out how to make our craft pins and letter beads friendship pins, with fun messages for your kids’ to share with their friends.
Let the kids put the beads on the pins and then build a sweet safety pin angel with The Crafty Mummy.
Put those safety pins on shoes, just like when you were a kid. We share our cool 1980’s inspired friendship pins.
Alpha Mom’s colourful Valentine’s Day inspired safety pin bracelet is fun for kids to make.
Safety Pin Jewelry
This rainbow safety pin bracelet from Dream a Little Bigger brings a smile to my face.
Brit.co shares how to make a safety pin ring and a safety pin cuff bracelet.
The fan safety pin and pearls necklace from My Little Secrets would make a lovely addition to your jewelry collection.
Which safety pin craft diy will you make first?
Make more cool jewelry crafts, like our salt dough Earth Day necklaces
Turn your Halloween candy wrappers into cool candy wrapper crafts and jewelry