French Hen 12 Days of Christmas Ornament

finished french hen ornament

Whether or not you made the 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar I shared last week, you might be interested in these fun 12 days of Christmas ornaments. I have been making one each day to share, and today it is the French Hen! Of course, you can make three French Hens to go along […]

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Turtle Dove Ornament

Twelve Days of Christmas Turtle Dove Ornament

I’m continuing on sharing different ornaments that go along with the 12 Days of Christmas. These are part of the simple 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar I shared last week. Yesterday I shared this Partridge in a Pear Tree ornament. And following the theme, today I’m sharing this Turtle Dove ornament. The goal is […]

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Simple Partridge in a Pear Tree Ornament

finished partridge in a pear tree ornament made on the Cricut

Last week I showed you how to make a simple 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar. So today I’m going to show you how to make an ornament that you can put in the calendar! The plan is that in plenty of time for Christmas, you’ll have the files to make the Advent Calendar as […]

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Free Autographs!

hot glue craft book

Last month, my book started showing up on shelves and in mailboxes. And I couldn’t be more excited. “Hot Glue Hacks and Crafts” was a labor of love for both myself and my co-Author Angie from the Country Chic Cottage. We had a great time really pushing Hot Glue beyond its normal boundaries of being […]

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12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar with the Cricut Maker

finished 12 days of Christmas Advent Calendar on 30 Minute Crafts .com

When Cricut asked me if I would make an Advent Calendar to show off the versatility of the Cricut Maker, I knew I wanted to make this 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar! I hope you love it, and want to make your own little advent calendar with your Maker! Once you’ve made it, you […]

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Cricut Cut Felt Princess Crown

Cricut-Cut Felt Princess Crown

Last month I was heading to a little princess’s birthday party. Of course I wanted to make her something special, and what is more special than her own crown! This felt princess crown comes together quickly and easily with the Cricut – I’ll show you how! This site contains affiliate links which help support this […]

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Handmade Peacock Earrings

diy peacock earrings

I love walking through the bead and jewelry sections of the craft store. So many gorgeous supplies just waiting to become beautiful jewelry. And for my friends who are “afraid” of making jewelry, try these earrings. They are so crazy simple. If you aren’t into peacocks, you can find just about any set of charms […]

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DIY Cat Face Cupcakes

cat face cupcakes that are actually easy to make!

I’m a big fan of semi-homemade. Sure, in a perfect world we would have all the time in the world to make everything from scratch. But I don’t live in a perfect world. So I do the best I can, which often means adding personal touches to store-bought items, like I did with these DIY […]

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Hot Glue Headband – Make Embellishments with Hot Glue

DIY Hot Glue Headband

Hot Glue embellishments are super simple to make, and so very versatile! You can add these fun and simple hot glue embellishments to a headband like I do here, or to pretty much anything! And there are so many different kinds of molds available that you can find pretty much any theme you like to […]

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DIY No-Slip Socks

DIY No-slip socks that you can make using hot glue!

Did you know that you can turn any pair of socks into no-slip socks by using hot glue? It is incredibly easy to DIY No-slip socks in just a few minutes! In fact, Hot Glue can be used as a substitute for a non-slip surface in a lot of different ways. Add dots or stripes […]

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