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Craft Tip Tuesday!

Today’s craft tip Tuesday is keeping your paintbrush wet in between coats or if you get interrupted during the process.   You can even do this on a larger scale! Put your paint roller and tray in a big garbage bag and get all the air out! Keeps it fresh for about 24 hours! And […]

Fun ways to jazz up a shelf!

I’m cheap. You should know this if you are a regular reader of agaagg! So I usually opt for whatever shelf or bookcase I can find at the thrift store. and usually they are gross. Always needing a coat of paint! I always use it as a fun way to add some jazz to my […]

How to use the offset in Silhouette Cameo–and cute cups!

  We were having a fun tea party for a church party….and I got a hair brained scheme to make each girl their own cup. After playing around for awhile I came up with this cute fun design:   and since it involves using the offset–which is a little tricky the first time you play […]

chalk heart art

My daughter came home from school with a cute little Valentine heart project! I love when she gets all excited and wants to show me how she made it (and tells me to take photos! #bloggerkid)  She actually used heart cookie cutters to trace hearts on a paper to use a stencil. Just go around […]

30 Valentines Roundup

I have a have a love hate relationship with Valentines. I don’t really care so much about presents and all the roses and smushyness. BUT I LOVE the funny and cute Valentines Ideas! (and pink is my favorite color)  So here is a fun roundup of amazingly clever and cute Valentines for your kids (or […]

Lacy sleeves diy

Guys…I found this BURIED in my drafts. seriously from 2012.   So here is a blast from the past! I was on pinterest and saw this sweatshirt: source and loved it…something about the gray sweatshirt…and the fancy lace. and I knew it would be an easy refashion I hit up the thrift store and bought a gray sweatshirt.. […]

Snowcone made from snow!

Today was ANOTHER snow day here in IDAHO! SO MUCH SNOW GUYS!!!! Since we have snow coming out our ears…we decided to do something fun with it! I thought snowcones would be super easy…but of course…the snowcone syrup is not for sale at any stores nearby! So I’ve got an easy snowcone syrup recipe! It […]

40 ways to organize with an Ikea Spice Rack

Yesterday I showed you my daughter’s fun makeup/get ready station see it here! and as I snooped around…I realized that are so many fun ways to organize with these awesome Ikea Bekvam Spice Racks And so I rounded up tons of fun ideas on how to use them! Which one is your favorite?? Perfect size […]

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.  How to shiplap a wall 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 […]

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 […]