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Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.

crafting is life cut file

This post may contain some affiliate links. If you are looking to sale products made with this cut file please purchase a commercial license HERE! (This will let you use ANY of the free cut files I offer on my blog! If you are having a crafting day and want to use this to whip up a […]




Pugil sticks DIY and camping game!

We just got back from camping –and holy laundry pile! This year we played it low key! We usually have lots of fun things planned…but life is getting busy and this was the only real “activity” we had planned! Pugil sticks! It’s just one BIG pool noodle (walmart had them for $3) and two dowels. […]




Dump dinner-the best camping food for a crowd!

We had our family annual campout this past week…and since there a lots of us, we split up the meals so we only have to cook once! AND this is what my sister brought–dump dinner! IT WAS AWESOME!!! We have lots of picky eaters…but no one person complained! And it was so yummy…plus it feeds […]




Create your own pineapple decor

This post may contain affliate links–   I was redoing a section my craft room wall and really wanted a fun pineapple to sit on a shelf. And what’s a crafter to do…but DIY ONE! (head over and see if you can spot it!) Here is what you need! FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam: egg FloraCraft […]




Hula Hoop Pass–fun activity

This game is quick, easy and only involves people and a hula hoop! Perfect for a family reunion or classroom party! Have two teams and race to see who can get the hula hoop passed all the way to end and back! Make a line (or circle) of people…all holding hands. the hula hoop has […]




A journal to my kids!

Someone shared this idea on Instagram a few months back…and man..it spoke to me! A journal to my kids! I only wish I saw this when my kids were babies!   You buy an individual journal for each of your kids. Then you get to fill it will all your thoughts and stories about the […]




Fun ways to decorate your sneakers!

You got to see my daughter’s fun sharpie sneakers (go here) Which of course started a whole pinterest rage of awesome sneaker ideas….so cue the roundup! Pineapple shoes   Fabric covered shoes  cute floral shoes   polka dot shoes adorable diy shoes super cute tie dye shoes   Studded converse   cute diy shoes diy […]




Color me Happy free cut file!

This post may contain some affiliate links.   Today I have a cute little cut file for you–color me happy!   I actually made this cup for the Snap conference and people could use it to take photos with…and when I got home I noticed it was missing! I don’t blame whoever took it…It’s so […]




Sharpie shoes-fun teen craft!

I bought some plain white shoes at Walmart (for $6) so my daughter had something to wear on our camping trips so she didn’t ruin her nice sneakers. And of course we had to jazz them up! She did these all herself! (she’s 13!) Picked the neon paint color and doodled them up! Perfect teen […]




DIY Cactus Decor

This posted last year at the Make it Fun® Blog! I love these little cactus–so if you didn’t’ see them the first time around…here you go !   I have seen cactus (or is it Cacti?) everywhere as part of people’s decor.  But since I kill every plant I have ever been put in charge […]