DIY hot glue gun holder. Take any size wood and glue on two parallel wooden dowels big enough to hold the glue gun. Add a small dowel in the center (only a couple inches). You can finish your masterpiece by adding a glue holder. You can make this using wood or an empty (decorated) soup can! Pics soon to come with decorated soup cans and mason jars!
Craft Tips___ • Sharpen scissors by cutting super fine sand paper. • Little bit of Vaseline on the end of your glue gun will stop glue strings. • Soak paint brushes in fabric softener or hair conditioner for 10 min, they will clean right up. • Recycle large plastic lids by using them for a painter’s pallette or cutting them up for stencils. • Sharpen punches by punching foil. Lubricate by punching wax paper. • Use a cookie sheet w/ foil for a portable craft surface…plus, super easy cleanup.
Yardsticks from Lowes (on sale for .69c each), hot glue could stop there. For another couple of bucks add some outdoor paint & lights. All I did for assembly was to lay them out in a star shape, fiddle with them until they were "right" and hot glue all the placed they touched with generous amounts of hot glue. Here is what my corners looked like if you need a littl