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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.

Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

Today’s Silhouette Love tutorial is all about printable heat transfer vinyl! Instead of layering 100 layers of vinyl- or if you want a photo on a bag- Inkjet printable heat transfer vinyl from Expressions Vinyl is going to be your ticket into colorful awesomeness!   It’s all about that print and cut man! It makes […]

Happiest Place on Earth Printable and cut file

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. 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! […]

Color Changing Vinyl

You guys! I got my hands on some new new vinyl–and it’s awesome! It’s COLOR CHANGING VINYL from Expressions Vinyl and  I can not get enough! I had so many project ideas I didn’t know where to start- I made three and I’ll share the details (and the cut files!)   First up: Let’s talk […]

Santa’s Cookie Plate SVG Cut file

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. 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! […]

Dollar store hack: wood sign!

  Here is what you need to make a fun wood sign Dollar Tree Wood sign sandpaper paint or scrapbook paper (depending on what version you make) vinyl embellishments   Wood sign with paint (version 1) This version is definitely more time-consuming. But looks dynamite! I started by peeling off the paper (a little water […]

New Years Printable gift idea

For Christmas you get so many fun neighbor gifts—but in case you are running a little behind on Christmas–or just want to shake it up-you could do a fun gift idea after Christmas–a new years eve gift!   New years eve basket items streamers poppers party hats banner paper products bottle of sparkling cider cups […]

Merry Everything Vinyl Box

My next vinyl box is LIVE! It’s Merry Everything and it’s totally full of everything MERRY! This box is a mix of heat transfer, adhesive–even a roll of transfer tape so you can start crafting right away!   UPDATED TO ADD WHat’s in the box: This pack come with Printable HTV Mulituse paper (Designed to […]

Buddy the ELF themed Tree

Elf is one of the most quoted Christmas movie–Because it’s just so darn great! I decided to take all my favorite quotes and items to make a Buddy the Elf Themed tree. You will love all the fun elements that make this tree magical!    Let’s talk about the elf tree. Lots of things are […]

Tin Can Christmas Tree Hack

Create these amazing little Christmas Trees in tin Cans. They are perfect on your porch, mantel or along the middle of your kitchen table. And at only $2 apiece–they make a perfect hack to craft up!    LITTLE CHRISTMAS TREES DIY I have been seeing these little trees EVERYWHERE. and let’s face it. I’m too […]

Free Apron cut file!

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. I am cranking out Christmas presents and this fun apron is one of them! I’m pairing it with a cute youth bakers kit and with this custom cut file on […]

Teen advent gift idea list

Last year I got this BRILLIANT (eye roll) idea to do an advent for my teen daughter. I couldn’t find one I loved (the other two got awesome lego advent calendars!)  There were makeup ones–and bath bombs ones and lots of other themed ones…but I wanted one that wasn’t so specific.  So I created my […]

Advent 25 days of Christmas Printables

Give the gift of Christmas all December long with these fun 25 days of Christmas printables! Last year I got it in my head to do the 25 days of Christmas for each member of my family! The two youngest were easy (Thank you lego advent calendars!)  But the other two members weren’t’ so easy! […]

Christmas cut files

I can’t wait until Christmas! I have been making so many fun cut files- Todays is perfect for a fun sign or sweater- and it’s even more perfect when you use some patterned vinyl from Expressions Vinyl! The vinyl I used is from the Expressions Vinyl mystery box! Isn’t it so good?! (rhetorical question because […]

Thanksgiving signs with free cut files!

I scored one of Expressions Vinyl Mystery boxes- and it did not disappoint! Filled with super cute coordinating heat transfer vinyl and adhesive vinyl. I wanted to put it to good use and create some fun projects (instead of just filling my vinyl hoarding drawer up!) Today I have two thanksgiving signs (with free cut […]