Recently updated on October 25th, 2022 at 11:29 am
Pins can be easy to acquire, collect, and toss in a box for safekeeping. But the point of them is to show them off.
Displaying a pin collection can feel more challenging depending on the number of pins, their style, and how you want to use them. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that you can let your pin collection shine so you can find one that fits you best.
Keep reading to learn more.
1. Wall Hanging
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There are a lot of cool designs for cloth wall hangings available that make for the perfect pin display. You can buy a hanging with a plain or decorated background, pin it up, and hang it up to add more color to your home. This will allow you to enjoy your pins without worrying about losing them.
A corkboard is another perfect item for pin collectors. You can use it for function and fun by pinning things you use or need like recipes or directions, and also use some of your personal pin collection to help.
It can serve as pure decoration as well, and you can cover it in pins, in any arrangement you like. Corkboards come in all shapes and sizes so you can choose if you want to arrange your pins across multiple smaller boards, or use some on a corkboard and save some for another location.
3. Shadow Box Frame
If your pin collections contain any valuable or special pins you want to display and keep safe, a shadow box frame is a great choice. This can elevate your pins and create a unique art piece for your walls. You can find a frame with linen backing to make it easier to pin or create one yourself with just the frame.
4. Dress up a Jacket
You can go all in and cover a jacket in pins, pulling off a punk rock look, or simply showing off your art. This is an easy and fun way to wear your pins, and because it can be worn in public, it can be a great conversation starter.
If you have pins from certain events or locations, you might have something in common with more people than you think. And if you require a specific pin and wonder where to buy pins, there are plenty of design companies that make lapel pins to suit your every need.
5. Accessorize Yourself
Aside from a jacket, a pin collection can find a home on all kinds of items. You can decorate a beanie with a few pins or put some on your bag or purse. Pins can help add some personality into basic items and add some unique style to your look. Think of things you wear often and wish were a little more decorated and get pinning.
However, you can’t just wear any random pins on your clothes as they truly represent your style and personality, so you have to be wary about it. Be choosy about what you put on your clothes and make sure it fits your style. You don’t want to look like a walking bulletin board, so be discriminating with your choices. If you don’t have any idea where to start or the pins you have does not seem to work with your clothes, take a look at Myenamelpins, which offers a wide variety of pins for you to choose from.
The Perfect Pin Collection
No pin collection is the same, and that’s a big part of the fun. Finding unique and artful ways to show off your pins can be part of the joy of collecting. And this list is just the beginning.
You can create all kinds of unique art in your home and on your person with your pins, so try thinking outside the box you store them in. And if you found this useful in getting those ideas started, check us out for more fun tips and tricks.