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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.

Teacher printables

Everyone is getting ready (or already are back to school!) So it’s time to show those teachers some love! (Because teachers are AMAZING!) I’ve got some free printables for those awesome teachers! Perfect to print out as thank you cards or signs for their classrooms! We made them into buttons–cause we love our button maker! […]

how to wash your heat transfer vinyl shirts

I’m writing up this post because this is a question I get asked a lot! Can you wash your Heat transfer vinyl projects? YES!!! AND you don’t have to wash it by hand! (Lets me be real–I would never make anything if I had to wash it by hand #causewhohastimeforthat!) So hear you go! How […]

Thank you gift from a group

We just got back from an amazing camping trip with the girls at our church! There was a group of ladies that put it on and made so many fun experiences for our girls! We knew we had to come up with a way to say thank you…and instead of just having the girls each […]

Build your own trail mix bar

My sister showed me the cutest little diy trail mix bar that her mother put on for their camping trip! It was so cute and perfect for those picky eaters (I personally hate nuts so it’s m&m’s all the way for me! So I whipped up a free printable for you so you can put […]

First day of school lunch idea

We always put on a fun first day of school dinner for the kids…but last year I thought I would extend that into their fun lunches! Just a quick little way to add a surprise to make their day extra special!  For the sandwich I took a plastic bag and drew on the outside with sharpie […]

home is where the pants aren’t 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 […]

How to remove heat transfer vinyl from fabric

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 get asked this all the time…and I’ve never tried it…Until now! So if you have made a mistake –or maybe you just need a shirt for a one-time thing–This […]

Girl’s Camp Crafts

We are headed to girl’s camp this week–It’s a church event where we take the girls in our ward from 12-18 to a camp. It’s a great time to connect, develop friendships, and CRAFT! So I wanted to show you some fun things to do for girl’s crafts when you are at a camp! First […]

What to do with plastic pop bottles

boat upcycle vertical wall plant cheap and easy storage water sprinkler diy  greenhouse bowling plastic kit cute water bottle chandelier trophy out of soda pop bottle  fun water bottle plant holder  grocery bag plastic container  plastic flower lights diy plastic water bottle crafts fun plastic pokemon planters fun plastic diy creative plastic bottle diy cute […]

over 20 awesome things to do with an altoid tin

Post number 2 on the awesome things you can do with old crap–altoid tins! I have 20 fun ways to use these totally cool metal tins! (and I’m sure there are lots more!) What is your favorite way? Chapstick in an altoid office supplies kids activity kit on the go  animal bed candy gift idea […]

Pringles Can upcycle

I’m thrifty (aka cheap!) and when I see empty containers and canisters I want to instangly hoard it. I know one day I will find a good use for all those tissue boxes, pringle cans, gum containers, tic tac holders, and clorox wipes canisters! So instead of just waiting–I decided that I was going to […]

Summer Lovin Vinyl Box

It’s here!!!! Summer has been crazy–but I HAD to put a summer vinyl box together because summer is so fun and colorful! Both of my favorite things!!! This box is a mix of heat transfer and adhesive vinyl (with a sheet of transfer tape) I want it to be a little more of a surprise […]

Little girl’s colorful striped wall

A few months ago–I headed to Colorado to hang out with my sister and niece in their new house. And while we were there…we did a little decorating. (cause new house -blank walls equals my dream) My favorite thing to decorate is little girl’s rooms! They are always so cute and fun! My niece had […]

What to pack in a 72 hour emergency kit

If you have been around for a few years–you may have heard about our house fire (if not–you can read about it here) My son had pulled out our 72 hour back packs when he was leaving the house–(we had literally put them together ONLY ONE MONTH before)! When we were packing them-we talked about […]