I love my hot glue gun and it’s great for so much more than crafting. Here are a few ways I’ve used hot glue gun hacks to help in my home.
Hot Glue Gun Hacks
Glue guns aren’t just for crafts. We are going to some easy and important DIY tips and tricks that you can use in your home. Now it’s important to use good judgment with hot glue it’s the viewer’s responsibility and please use it at your own risk. Know if your glue gun is a hot glue gun or a cool glue gun (low-temperature glue guns) as temperatures vary. Take precautions when using your glue gun, and protect your surfaces, fingers, hands, etc. Now let’s get started with these creative ideas. Now, here are the step-by-step instructions
Non-Slip Rug –
Put dollops of hot glue onto the back of a rug, & let dry.
Place glue side down on the floor and the hot glue prevents the rug from sliding around.
No Slip Hanger –
Place hot glue zigzag lines or dots on clothes hangers. Let dry and your clothes will stay on the hanger.
No Slip Cutting Board –
Squeeze a drop of hot glue onto the 4 corners of your cutting board and let dry. Place the glue side down and your cutting board will not slide while cutting on it.
Paint & Make Up Brush Cleaner –
Place hot glue lines & shapes on a cutting board and let dry. Put a little soap onto your paint and makeup brushes and rub along the glue lines to clean them.
Quiet Cabinet Doors & Prevent From Slamming –
Place a little hot glue onto the corner of your cabinet and let dry. The glue will stop the door from slamming shut.
Make a Faux Milk Glass Vase –
On a recycled bottle, make small glue dots with your hot glue and let dry. Paint over the entire bottle with white paint and let that dry completely.
Pet Hair Remover –
Place hot glue lines all over a pair of rubber gloves and let dry. Run the gloves under water, and then run along the furniture, clothes, blankets, etc and the hair will stick to the gloves. Rinse and repeat.
Non-Slip Flip Flops –
Make hot glue designs with colorful hot glue on the bottoms of flip flops and let dry. Your flip flops will not slip and slide around on slick surfaces. These are great for writing messages and you can leave footprints in the sand.
Renter-Friendly Picture Hanging –
Place painter’s tape where you want your picture to go.
Place hot glue onto the corners of your picture frame.
Push the picture onto the painter’s tape.
Beautiful Candle Holder –
Make hot glue designs on votive holders with colorful glue gun sticks, let dry, and add a candle of your choice.
Hang Lights –
Use a bit of hot glue to hang lights and holiday decorations on brick and other tough places.
Other fun crafts, and amazingly creative things with the best tool:
- make the form of window clings Hot Glue & Fabric Paint Snowflakes plus Bonus Window Wax Stencil
- Create raised monograms on candle holders, or place the glue on glass, decorate it and peel it off
- Add hot glue to woodworking to create texture and raised surfaces
- close an envelope
- use hot glue to place magnets on the back of the artwork so you can hang them on the fridge.
- make hot glue jewelry
- repair a smartphone case or decorate it
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Hot glue gun hacks video
Here you can see the awesome glue gun hacks in the following video I made with Hometalk that premiered on Facebook.
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