There are a few essential truths about bobby pins. katebingamanburt.com By Kate Bingaman-Burt. And a few shocking facts. themetapicture.com WhooooOOOOOOaaaaaaaaaaa. Ultimately, though, they're incredibly versatile. 1. Use them to make a necklace. createcraftlove.com Directions here. 2. Make a quick and effective bookmark. snapguide.com Hopefully your book will have words in it. Directions here. 3. Store them in a cleaned-out Tic Tac container. theburlapbag.com 4. Punch them up with sparkly hearts. thebeautydepartment.com Directions here. 5. Or shiny stars. sprinklesinsprings.com Directions here. 6. Or pom-poms! Instagram: @470db0d464f711e1b9f1123138140926_7.jpg All you need is some hot glue. 7. Make art. vadisturner.com Like this artist, who also made a tampon cake. 8. Pick a lock. Flickr: itstactical Here is how to get out of handcuffs, should you ever find yourself in them. 9. Use polymer clay to make geometric pins. hellowhimsy.blogspot.com Directions here. 10. Why stop at shapes? Go for broke and make an avocado. etsy.com Or buy these amazing things from Etsy. 11. Paint them with nail polish. stylinginstyle.com Directions here. makingitlovely.com 12. Make memorable cards. truebias.com Directions here. 13. Make a magnetic holder so you won't lose quite so many. boulevardpinki.com Directions here (in Spanish). 14. Or line a drawer with a magnetic strip. blogger.com 15. Knock off Anthropologie. littlemissmomma.com These would probably cost like five dollars each from the store. 16. herestohandyandy.blogspot.com These too. 17. Hold a small nail with a bobby pin to avoid hammering your fingers. facebook.com Idea here. 18. Channel "The Hunger Games." artisforall.blogspot.com Get the directions for this Katniss-inspired hair clip here. 19. Make a roach clip. notmysecret.tumblr.com ONLY IF YOU LIVE IN COLORADO OR WASHINGTON, DUH. 20. Use them as dotting tools for nail art. company.co.uk Directions here. 21. Make a hair bow (or bow tie) and hold it securely in place. korrinewojcik.blogspot.com Directions here. 22. Wrap geodes for jewelry/magic talismans. collegefashion.net Directions here. 23. Make dangly earrings. themetricchild.blogspot.com Directions here. 24. Create an awesome hairstyle with basically no effort. refinery29.com Get the look from refinery29. Just remember: It's entirely possible to have too much of a good thing. kosadopoyasa.ru <3 you anyway, Xtina.