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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.

Silhouette LOVE- Test cut!

A very simple…yet very IMPORTANT feature that silhouette offers! TEST CUT! Make sure those cut settings are correct so you don’t waste/ruin vinyl (because that is so freaking frustrating!) I’ll show you how! The Silhouette test cut is a simple thing that makes your life so much easier. BELIEVE ME! I have learned the hard […]

lucky cut file with stripflock Heat transfer vinyl

Grab some fun colors of stripflock heat transfer vinyl and we are going to layer them together to make some adorable projects! Don’t you worry- I will provide the lucky cut file =plus a few more!  This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, I may receive a small commission […]

Church Activity–Escape Room!

A super fun activity that will be a crowd-pleaser for your young men and young women! AN ESCAPE ROOM! Solve clues, figure out what’s next to finally open the treasure! A great test of your wits!    This escape room is set up with specific things from my church- like articles of faith and certain […]

Sports treat handouts with free printables

Looking for a fun spirit snack treat or handout? I have Lots of fun ideas (with free printables) that will be a sure hit! A few different sports to choose from!    My son’s coach requested some fun spirit snacks for his team before the games! I thought it would be super fun to come […]

Friends VALENTINES cut file

I have been wanting to make cut files for each holiday using Friends quotes! So first up—VALENTINES DAY! I’ve got 3 fun cut files for you, available in SVG, PNG and DXF- So no matter what vinyl cutter you are using, (silhouette cameo, cricut etc) You can make yourself an awesome Friends shirt!     […]

Tote Bag using your Vinyl SCRAPS!

Don’t throw away those vinyl scraps! I’ve got a totally fun tote bag that you can whip up using all those glorious pieces! Get inspired by today’s fun project! Take this basic idea and make a fun water bottle decal, t-shirt, or pennant banner using this technique!    This project is made using Heat transfer […]

layering vinyl-How to get it lined up perfectly

All the details are here on how to layer adhesive vinyl and getting it to line up perfectly.  I’m going to walk you through 3 different ways to get it set up in your silhouette studio software- cut out with your vinyl-and apply it to your project! This post may contain affiliate links. If you […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about WALLPAPER

After the fire, I got into a new blank house. A perfect white canvas. I had loads of fun ideas–and the main ones all involved WALLPAPER! I freaking love wallpaper. It’s easy, it’s not permanent, it’s relatively cheap (depending on where you buy it from) and there are so many fun colors and patterns these […]

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! This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through […]

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. I’m headed to Disneyland soon (wahoo!) We booked our trip through Get Away Today in case you are in planning a trip too!Always great deals and bundles! If you are […]

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 […]