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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.

ikea spice rack makeup/jewelry station

(This post may contain affiliate links) I posted a sneak peak of my daughter’s “get ready wall” on instagram (follow me–agirlandagluegun) and people had a lot of questions about the ikea spice racks! (You can grab them on amazon) although they are lots cheaper if you have an ikea nearby! $3.99 I think! Bekvam Spice Rack […]


Upcycle two shirts into one!

You know when you get an idea for a shirt in your head…and you can’t get it out? That is where this blog post is coming from!  I wanted a camo and striped shirt… mixed  somehow. Keep in mind I live in a small town with only a few select places to buy fabric…and the […]


25 fun ways to use paper flowers

Yesterday I shared some fun ways to DIY paper flowers And now I wanted to show you all the fun ways to decorate or use them!! And holy cow…so many amazing ways!    Paper flower backdrop         Wreath     Flower Garland Flowers to a frame GIANT flowers   Floral monogram   Gift […]


How to make paper flowers

  The other day (and when I say other day I mean about 4 months ago) I hopped on  facebook and did a facebook live of how to make fun paper flowers! And now I’m finally getting around to blogging about it!   I did add the video for your viewing pleasure! But all the info is […]


How to shiplap a wall–the Do’s and DON’Ts!

  Thanks to Fixer Upper I am a HUGE fan of shiplap.  I really love Joanna Gaines style. Clean. Modern yet Country. A little funky. Love her obsession with letters (I have an obsession too) and NOW I’m riding the shiplap train! Shiplap is adding white boards to the wall! Check out some of Mrs. […]


Throwback Thursday–finish the picture!

Today’s throwback Thursday is a fun and perfect kids activity–finish the picture!  Head here to see the whole how to!


The button game

My kids loving going to my mom’s house. She is “known” for a few things. Skittle guess. Sugar pancakes with Divine syrup. and the button game!  I don’t know if she invented it or what…but I remember playing this as a kid! And most of the items you might have around the house! You need […]


let’s get organized–makeup

This post may contain affiliate links time to get physical –and break a sweat by cleaning and organizing!!! This week is all about the makeup! I’m going to disclaimer this right now…I don’t own a whole bunch. I’m not one that has 10 different shades of blush and lipstick. I find one I like and […]


How to do stripes on your Minc Machine

This post may contain affiliate links. It’s been AGES since I’ve played around on my minc machine!  It’s one of my favorite tool! You run a black and white print with fun foil into it and it adheres the foil to the ink and creates really fun shiny designs!!! (I have the whole HOW TO HERE!) […]


Inspirational quotes for 2017! and my new years resolution!

When I try to think of a new years resolution… I always turn to my handy quotes and find one that stands out to me….and usually a word pops out of it–AND I finally stumbled upon this one… I love it. I’m very busy in my day to day. Just going through the motions and […]