25 Surprisingly Hip Hot Glue Projects

Grab your glue gun and have some fun with hot glue tutorials like this glitter bow necklace. Since Valentine’s Day is around the corner, spend an evening with the kids making pirate heart eye patches to give to their class-mateys. Check out the many other home decor, fashion, and Valentine’s Day projects you can make with a few supplies and your trusty glue gun…

  • Pirate Patch Valentines 1 of 25
    No sewing required when making these pirate patch valentines, aaargh!.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Glitter Bow Necklace 2 of 25
    Use scrap fabric and hot glue to make a bow and cover it in sparkles.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Dreamcatcher 3 of 25
    Hang a heart dreamcatcher in your home for Valentine's Day.
    Find out more at Funkytime.
  • Flameless Rose Candles 4 of 25
    Use fake rose petals, plastic spoons, and hot glue to make these springtime votives.
    Find out more at Smart School House.
  • Flower Crown 5 of 25
    Get ready for spring with a flower crown.
    Find out more at Operation Overhaul.
  • Shoe Clips 6 of 25
    Bedazzle your shoes with heart and bow shoe clips.
    Find out more at ModCloth.
  • Message on a Bottle 7 of 25
    Write words on a wine bottle with hot glue and then spray paint over it.
    Find out more at Home Heart Craft.
  • Jewelry Box 8 of 25
    Turn a wooden crate into a jewelry box with fun fabric backing.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Leather Headband 9 of 25
    Braid a leather headband and secure with hot glue.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Struck With Love 10 of 25
    Make arrows with heart ends or pointed ends for home decor or valentines.
    Find out more at Somewhere Splendid.
  • Mounted Animal Heads 11 of 25
    I think these could look great spray painted gold.
    Find out more at Please Note Paper.
  • Record Player Jewelry Box 12 of 25
    Restyle an old jewelry box into a faux record player.
    Find out more at Please Note Paper.
  • Fabric Letters 13 of 25
    You may have seen something very similar at Anthropologie. Now you can make them at home without any sewing.
    Check it out at The Pink Doormat.
  • Vintage Wall Hanging 14 of 25
    Decorate your wall with a 70s style wall hanging.
    Find out more at Lune Vintage.
  • Color Block Rope Basket 15 of 25
    Add bursts of color to your room with a color block basket.
    Find out more at Design Sponge.
  • Hair Clip Board 16 of 25
    Keep your hair clips neatly organized on a hair clip board.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Big Texas Bow 17 of 25
    Use a bit of hot glue to help you make this big Texas hair bow.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Sunburst Mirror 18 of 25
    Find out how hot glue can go a long way for making this cool mirror.
    Find out more at House of Fifty.
  • Hat Refashion 19 of 25
    Embellish a hat you already have by adding feathers around with hot glue.
    Find out more at Shop Ruche.
  • Fabric Button Earrings 20 of 25
    Take fabric scraps to make cute as a button earrings.
    Find out more at Sada Lewis.
  • Wooden Bead Wreath 21 of 25
    How pretty this would be for spring.
    Find out more at Silly Pearl.
  • No-Slip Trick 22 of 25
    Put hot glue on the bottom of your child's slippers to keep him or her from slipping.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Leather Bow Necklace 23 of 25
    Use scraps of leather to make this cute leather bow necklace.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Vintage Cuff 24 of 25
    Learn how to make this cuff with vintage earrings or a brooch.
    Find out more at Flamingo Toes.
  • Felt Flower Lampshade 25 of 25
    This Anthropologie-inspired tutorial is a fun way to dress up an old lamp.
    Find out more at The Gold Jelly Bean.

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Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), and follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful.

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