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Candy flower bouquet

We actually made these candy flowers for my daughter’s teacher for Valentine’s day! But they are also perfect for Mother’s day or birthday or just because…chocolate is the universal gift! So easy! Just check out the video! Here are the supplies I used: You can use whatever candy you want….but you will want something round […]


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 […]


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!) […]


wood slice serving plate–DIY!

I was recently at my niece’s birthday party and my sister had this gorgeous wood slice cake stand for the birthday cake. I instantly wanted one….and as I do with all things…wanted to go the diy route! I knew I had some FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam discs that would be PERFECT for this! and it was […]


How to transfer photos on wood -4 different ways

I’ve been doing some facebook lives (see them here) and someone requested photo transfer onto wood. and I’ve never done that. but I’m always up for a fun new craft! I hopped on pinterest and found….a bazillion different ways. So I weeded through them all and came up with the 4 basic ways to achieve […]


Crazy Hair day!

    It was crazy hair day at school–Which lead to me on pinterest.…which lead to this roundup!     But first–daughter decided on  a donut! It turned out so fun that I had to share! I just wanted to share my frosting hack—hot glue! I just layered up the hot glue (on this fun […]


Using Vinyl as a stencil

Okay guys. YOU KNOW I love my vinyl. (go here to see all my fun projects) I very rarely use vinyl as a stencil. (because why add a step?) BUT I do have certain circumstances on WHY and WHEN I do! AND since I’m spouting off about why and when ….why not throw in the […]


Easy Headbands out of tights!

I have been making these headbands since my daughter was a baby (so a good 8 years!) They are so easy and cute and made out of TIGHTS! and you can totally adjust how thick you want the headbands (I have photos of each size down below!) This is the type I bought. It was […]


crayon holder

This posted a couple weeks ago on the Idea room! I have been on a coloring book craze recently. I love them! and with school supplies on sale I thought it would be fun to make a fun crayon/marker/colored pencil holder to pair with a cute coloring book (ie…the perfect gift) and with school starting […]


Binder clip googly eyes

I have always thought that if you are going to buy something…you might as well buy something that puts a smile on your face (which is probably why my house looks like a good luck charlie house.) (p.s….I Just bought THIS! So weird but I think it will be fun by my laundry room door! […]