Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Glue Gun Art

If you are a crafter, chances are you have this tool in your crafting toolbox. Most of the time, this tool is used to bind items together and if your not careful, it can burn your finger tips off! 

I decided to take my trusty glue gun and use it for something other than actually gluing items together! I basically turned my glue gun into a pen. I used it to write words and create designs on my cards. Then, the magic happened when I sprayed over my words and designs with Ranger Adirondack Color Wash Dye! 

When I sprayed my color wash over the glue art, it created a super cool effect. The spray wash did not adhere to the areas with glue on it, making my words and designs really pop! Just think of all of the designs you could do with your glue gun!

Check out all of the glue guns we have on sale at Blitsy! We also have have glue sticks on sale. You don't want to forget these! You will need plenty on hand with all of the glue gun art you will be doing. :)
Here's what you'll need:
- Color Wash
- Card or Scrapbook Paper 
- Craft Mat (or other protective surface)

Let's get crafty!
Step 1: Plug in your hot glue gun. Lay your card or paper on your craft mat or other protective surface. Use your glue gun to write a message (I wrote "hello) or create a design.

Step 2: Spray your color wash over your glue gun design. Let the color wash dry. That's it!

I really love the way this glue gun art project turn out!

8 comments

  1. Thanks, Claudia! It was super easy to do!
    Meghan

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  2. Awesome and I was just looking for a craft to do witH my glue gun

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    1. Elektra, If you do a craft with your glue gun we would love to see it! Make sure you upload it to our Inspiration Page https://blitsy.com/inspiration/.
      Meghan

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  3. Such a simply creative craft! So many possibilities!! <3

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    1. Thanks, Alicia! Yes, there are SO many possibilities. You can get as creative as you want!
      Meghan

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  4. I love my glue gun and I'm always looking for new creative ways to use it. This project is definitely one of the cutest and easiest ones I've seen in a while.

    Thanks For Sharing :)

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  5. I love the innovation that I am getting from all over the internet lately. I just became interested in the arts of paper crafting. I don't think I'll ever learn all the super-interesting techniques. I would never have thought about using a glue gun as an ink resist technique. Now I've got to dust off my old glue gun and start practicing!

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