Take 30 minutes today to:

Make wall art with thumb tacks

creative challenge thumbtack-wall-art

My 30 Day Creative Challenge is designed to boost your creativity, get your hands moving and make your brain happy! I challenge you to set aside just 30 minutes (or less!) per day, every day in November to make something, to form creativity as one of your daily habits.

For more info about the Challenge, why you should join in and how to do it, check out the main 30 Day Creative Challenge post.

Remember, you can join in with todays prompt, or work on your own project, it can be whatever you like! Just remember to post a photo and tag it with #makers30days on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook! Have a look at what everyone else has going on, like and comment on pics to encourage the community =)


I’ve always wanted to give this project a go and I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was! One tip though, the tacks push all the way through 5mm foam core, so you might want to consider backing the whole thing with felt, or even substitute the foam core for a canvas or something similar.

You will need

✚ Black foam core

✚ Pencil

✚ Thumbtacks

What to do

Step one ⋙ With a dark pencil, write lightly the phrase you want to use

Step two ⋙ One thumbtack at a time, press into the foam core along the lines to create your phrase

creative-challenge thumbtack art

creative-challenge thumbtack art

creative-challenge thumbtack art

creative-challenge thumbtack art

creative-challenge thumbtack art

creative-challenge thumbtack art


Make sure you post a pic of you making stuff everyday online and tag it with #makers30days on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook… like and comment on somebody else’s pic once or more a day to help grow the community spirit of this challenge and encourage one another to get all the way to day 30!

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