Must-Haves For Crafting!

Must-Haves For Crafting!

Must-Haves for Crafting!

Are you new to crafting? Wanna know all the tips and tricks? We've organized a list of our favorites that we use every day. We mainly make wreaths here at Designer DIY but most of these products you can use for just about any type of craft. Here is our list of must-haves for crafting! (This page includes affiliate links – my full disclosure statement is available {here})

 

Number 1 on the list...ROTARY CUTTER.

When needing so many pieces of mesh for wreaths, these are a must have to literally CUT your time in half. You see what I did there? :) 

Here is the link to our favorite cutters...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00168253A/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00168253A&linkCode=as2&tag=designerdiy03-20&linkId=d1f0378d4623fd97ea050e0b41b3161d 

 

 

You can't have one without the other...

Next on the list...CUTTING MAT!

If you want to use a rotary cutter for your materials, you're going to want to get an amazing cutting mat!

Here is the link to our favorite cutting mat...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BNLO3S/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000BNLO3S&linkCode=as2&tag=designerdiy03-20&linkId=a24e4f5476bad2417421988fe99467e8

We use the 18"x24" size :)

 

Don't forget your FRAY CHECK!

Keep all your beautiful ribbon from fraying. Glide some Fray Check right across the cut edges of your ribbon for a perfect sealed edge. This stuff is amazing and will keep your projects looking like new for years!

Get it here- Fray Check, Dritz – Designer DIY (shopdesignerdiy.com)

 

 

Do you use a lot of hot glue?

We use our hot glue gun for just about anything...and when we need to step it up a notch...we use our HOT GLUE SKILLET!!

Here is the link to the skillet we use for our glue :)

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NXZQGBQ/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00NXZQGBQ&linkCode=as2&tag=designerdiy03-20&linkId=53b22b3c72eb6018af6cff375ac0c9d8

 

Next on the list...GOOD GLUE STICKS!

We use Gorilla brand glue sticks and LOVE them!

Get your glue sticks here...
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06W2NBCW5/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B06W2NBCW5&linkCode=as2&tag=designerdiy03-20&linkId=802f509858c5f982a3239fd7c25aab07

 

 

 

 

If you need a good hot glue gun, here is a link to one we love!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001689XCQ/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B001689XCQ&linkCode=as2&tag=designerdiy03-20&linkId=bc3e1c3f177bea10d58fa58db9dca1a0

 

 

 

 

 

If you want durable scissors that will last forever...LOOK NO FURTHER! These scissors are AMAZING and very well made.

Click here to order:  https://amzn.to/3wM8TTf

 

 

 

 

 

Last, but not least...you may notice something that Summer and I can't craft without....ENERGY!

Celsius Peach Mango Green Tea to the rescue! It's AMAZING!

 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AATAHY0/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00AATAHY0&linkCode=as2&tag=designerdiy03-20&linkId=835a9eb7b2d7bba3b917ee55ddddeb40

 

 

We will continue adding to this list whenever we discover another MUST HAVE!

 

The links in this blog are affiliate links for Designer DIY.
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