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15 Clever Hot Glue Gun Craft Ideas


You’ll be surprised by what you can make with a hot glue gun! It’s no longer only used as an adhesive it’s used in so many other clever ways. Pull out your glue gun because I guarantee you are going to want to make some of these crafts. {{knuckle bumps}}

These hot glue gun crafts include DIY decor, a sequin pillow, decorative jars, jewelry, hot glue flowers, snowflakes, how to hang pictures, and so much more.

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Colored Hot Glue Sticks

The women I’m featuring today know their way around a hot glue gun! You won’t believe their mad skillz and the cool stuff they’ve made.

15. Floral and Wood DIY Welcome Sign.

 Mod Podge Rocks
Make this floral and wood sign to decorate your home using using colored hot glue sticks. Mod Podge Rocks used gold mod melts to make this hello sign. Find the tutorial here.

DIY Decor

14. Hot Glue Sequin Pillow.

Skip to My Lou


There’s no need to pull out the sewing machine when you can hot glue. Sequin trim can be difficult to work with so using a hot glue gun is a great alternative. See the instructions here.

13.  Craft a Bowl.

DIY Hot Glue Bowl Tutorial@petroneagu

Petro uploaded her easy tutorial on her craft room {which is how I found it to feature}.  Whoohoo!! You can find pictured instructions on how to make her DIY hot glue bowl with this tutorial.

12. Hot Glue Designs on Mason Jars.

Pure and Noble


Chances are you already have everything you need to make this gift. Instead of puffy paint, add designs or words with a glue gun before you paint.  A great way to dress up a bouquet of flowers. See here for detailed instructions.

Glue Gun Crafts

11. How to Make Glue Gun Cabochans.

Lil' Blue Boo


These hot glue cabochan earrings are absolutely fabulous! And of course, very stylish!  Learn how to make cabochans with a technique using hot glue, paint, and a cabochan mold. Find out more here.

Glitter Glue Gun Sticks

10. Rings Made from Hot Glue.

Dream a Little Bigger


Make some dainty rings using glitter glue gun sticks. It’s a fun afternoon activity to do with your kids. Find the tutorial here.

Hot Glue Tricks

9. Non-slip hanger from hot glue.

One Good Thing by Jillee


Keep clothes from slipping off the hanger by adding some hot glue. Find the tutorial here.

8. Patch Holes with Hot Glue.

A Girl and a Glue Gun


The next time you get a hole in your jeans you can quickly patch it with hot glue. No ironing or sewing necessary. Just your hot glue gun. See how to craft these here.

7.  Hot Glue Doll Boots for Barbie.

I know you’ve been wondering this… {giggle}  If you’re daughter or grand-daughter is missing a boot have no fear ~ the glue gun is here!  Learn how to make a hot glue gun boot for dolls here.

6.  Flowers Made Out of Hot Glue.

Purple Hues and Me


Create a flower from hot glue. It may look intimidating, but it’s actually not. See the step-by-step tutorial here.

5. Hot Glue Gun Stencils.

Lil Blue Boo


Make your own stencils to decorate fabric or other mediums using hot glue and wax paper. Find the tutorial here.

3. Hang a Poster with Hot Glue.

The Crazy Craft Lady


Instead of hammering a nail in your wall to hang a poster try using hot glue. When you’re ready to remove it it’ll pop right off the wall. No holes and no ruined dry wall. Find out here.

Holiday Crafts

2. Hot Glue Snowflakes.

Muslin & Merlot


DIY these cute little snowflakes to decorate your home this winter. A perfect craft to do with your kids using hot glue and nail polish. See details here.

1.  Waterfall with a lake made from hot glue.

Hot Glue Waterfall Tutorial from Tenshi@Tenshi

Yes, Ladies… that is hot glue!  Tenshi has several really cool videos on how to make these miniature ponds, lakes, with waterfalls.  She even showed us how to add the fish.  {giggle}  Watch the video tutorial here.



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