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I’m so stinking excited guys! You know I love me some Vinyl. and you know I love me some awesome bloggers and of course throw in tons of creativity… and you have yourself VINYL PALOOZA!!! 20 AMAAAAAZING bloggers….(okay..19 and me.) have been paired up with tons of Expressions Vinyl to give you so much fun inspiration […]

lampshade roundup

okay…The other day I scored 4 plain lampshade for about $2.50 a piece…(do I have four lamps that fit them…no. but that is soooo besides the point.) So I quickly go on in pintrest to see what I should do with these plain janes….so many fun ideas! So sit back…relax…and enjoy this lampshade goodness! a […]

free treasure hunt printables…and why i’m a horrible mother.

Okay. So currently I’m at snap blog conference! WOOT! I’m sure i’m having a blast and am completely sleep deprived! (follow me on instagram at agirlandagluegun But guess what? Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday! Such. a. bad. mom. I stewed about going vs. staying home for her birthday. But in the end..blogging won! (okay…there are […]

Apron made from two fat quarters and Expressions Vinyl

I’ve got a super duper easy apron/sewing project for you…that would be amazing for a mother’s day present! and it only involves 2…and a half things)  You need two fat quarters…and some heat transfer! (this sis the half…fun iron on vinyl is actually optional…but SUPER cool to customize it with! I get all mine from […]

hot glue pom pom pillow

This was made for the ribbon retreat blog! But I always love to post everything here eventually! so in case you missed it…….. My daughter’s birthday is coming up…and I’m surprising her with a total room redo! So I feel like everything I’ve been crafting is pink and cute and ruffly and pom pomy. And […]

balloon invitations with free printables

Daughter is turning 7! My Baby. ah! she seems so little until she falls asleep in the car and I have to carry her into the house! Anyways. I wanted to show you her fun party invitations–and I’ve got some free printables for you at the end! I didn’t want anything character themed (even though […]

Polka dot mirror

It’s polka dot week over at R and R workshop! And since I ADORE polka dots…I had to play along! whipped up a super easy mirror!  I measured the wood….and cut 5 inches extra than the mirror….I wanted it to overlap the mirror so the mirror sits behind it. (Home depot can cut your wood…so […]

earth day

  You just take a few pieces of blue and green sculpey and roll them together into a ball. (buy them from Joanns and use your coupon!)   You will want to take a piece of wire and curve it and pop a hole through the top (in and out of just the top)  source

How I store my craft vinyl!

So..I’m obsessed with craft vinyl. I mean who isnt. (and if you said you aren’t obsessed…well you should be. It’s cheap (check.) it’s awesome (check) and it’s colorful (double check) I always buy mine at Expressions Vinyl and since it’s so cheap…It has gotten…well….out of hand. So I thought I would show you the different […]

crumpled paper art–kids craft

A great kids crafts….one of those great ones that you kinda want to sit down and color too! and this fun abstract craft is super easy! crumple up a piece of paper —spread it out and smooth out the wrinkles best you can. Then follow along the lines and outline and color in! You can […]

4 gifts that teachers ACTUALLY want (told by teachers!)

Teacher gifts! I’ve said it once…and I will probably say it about 200 more times. It takes a special person to be a teacher–So when teacher week is around…I like to shower those teachers with some amazing teacher appreciation gifts. and when I went in on Christmas to pick up my daughter…I saw about 15 […]

Fix a hole in your pants….with HOT GLUE!

Sometimes I just have to remind you why I call myself the girl AND the glue gun….(and not the girl and her silhouette…or the girl and her sewing machine.) Cause I do love to sew…but sometimes hot glue does that job that your sewing machine can do…..and it does it faster. and I’m all about […]

over 20 of the cutest art prints for kid rooms!

So Yesterday I showed you my fun art wall to hang all your kids artwork up on! (go here) and I thought I would give you a fun roundup of my favoritest art prints for kids rooms or art walls from Minted!  And please notice…all these prints have different frames! So many options! And if you […]

the evolution of an art wall

so my fridge. It was verrrrry slowly getting overtaken with kids pictures. and while i entirely encourage creativity…It was a bit much. and the garbage was underneath and if anyone bumped anything–it would fall into the garbage. and i said enough is enough and decided to a make a designated spot for it all… aka..art […]