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Our Favorite Enamel Pins of the Week: #5

Featuring new pins from Thread Wizard, Yellow Beak Press, Ghost Goods, Graeme Zirk, Inner Decay, and an exclusive 20% off discount code from Strike Gently Co.

20% off all orders of $30+ with code THANKS #pingame #pins #pinstagram #enamelpins #lapelpin

A photo posted by @strikegentlyco on Feb 27, 2016 at 4:49pm PST

As the founder of Strike Gently Co, I deal in pins and patches on a daily basis. The Creators Project asked me to pull together a weekly roundup of the best newly-released pins. Most of these will probably sell out. If you like them, smash that “add to cart” button. Every Wednesday, you can head to the bottom of this article for an exclusive discount code so you can keep your pin game sharp.  


Pins are less a trend than a tradition, from "Wine Me, Dine Me, 69 Me" biker pins, to Italian minimalist design brooches from the 80’s. Now, platforms like Instagram, Etsy, and Big Cartel are allowing young brands the opportunity to grow mom-and-pop-style businesses and build loyal audiences. The amount of ingenuity, humor, and style in the pin game is overwhelming. There are too many good releases for me to just pick five this week, but that’s fine—you can find more for yourself through @patchgame and with the #pingame hashtag on Instagram. At the end of this post you’ll find a special 20% online discount code for my pin and patch shop, Strike Gently Co.

Ghost Goods

Memento pin, 3 colour enamel in gold tone metal, in a limited edition of  - - - #pingame #enamelpin #lapelpin #pinstagram#pincollector #patchgame #pingamestrong#enamelpins #lapelpins #pinning #hatpins#pincollector #pincommunity #pinsofig #pinning#patchgame

A photo posted by Ghost Goods Happy Feels Co. (@ghostgoods) on Feb 27, 2016 at 11:28am PST

Ghost Goods has the sort of attention to detail that my ADHD-ridden work habits envy. Their pins are beautifully designed, their packaging is clean and appealing, and everything in their shop is reasonably priced enough that you'll still be able to buy lunch.

Get it here.

Yellow Beak Press

We have a small number of enamel pins with our smoking crow logo. Designs by @zachnelligan and @craigbrowntattoo . Available on (link in profile) #yellowbeakpress #enamelpin

A photo posted by Yellow Beak Press Publishing (@yellowbeakpress) on Feb 25, 2016 at 7:18pm PST

Pins designed by tattoo artists are usually the most creative. These birds are super limited quantity and were done by artists Zach Nelligan and Craig Brown. Yellow Beak has plenty more quality merch on their site.


Get it here.

Thread Wizard

Every enamel pin I have is currently on sale ! I even dug up the last few church burners. Get em while you can at #threadwizard #pingame #aaroncoleman #immaculatetattoo

A photo posted by Ursula Wizard (@threadwizard) on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:16am PST

Some more tattoo-inspired work here. Everything in Thread Wizard’s pin shop is currently on sale, so jump on it while you can.

Get it here.

Graeme Zirk

New Pin Day. Robber: exists to remind you that nothing cool would happen without theft. Get it on my shop before they all get got. Link in bio. #enamelpin #pingame #illustration

A photo posted by Graeme Zirk (@gramzirk) on Feb 27, 2016 at 1:31pm PST

I’ll let Zirk’s work speak for itself, since he’s basically speaking for all of us:

“Remember when you were little and you feared robbers more than anything? But then you grew up and realized that nothing cool would exist without theft? Art. Movies. Music. Policy. All thrive on a blatant disregard for the intellectual property of others. Steal your way to the top!”

Get it here.

Bonus patch:

Inner Decay

Today's new releases. The fun never stops at Inner Decay.  #innerdecay #patches #patchgame #greetingsfrommyfeelings #darkdays

A photo posted by Inner Decay (@innerdecay) on Feb 29, 2016 at 4:15pm PST

Inner Decay is undoubtedly the best in the game, and they just released two new patches. Last month they released a bunch of new pins that we featured in the very first pin roundup installment. Buy everything before it sells out.


Get it here.

Stay tuned for next week’s roundup. In the meantime, head to my store, Strike Gently Co, for 20% off all orders with this week’s special discount code: DAM


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