• Craft Ideas


April 26, 2019

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It’s no secret, we take our gluing and taping pretty seriously. After all, Gorilla products are known to conquer even the toughest of jobs. You might have used Gorilla Glue to fix your kid’s favourite toy or repair a piece of well-loved furniture, but a good glue can do much more than put pieces back together.

Try something different and make something new!

Transform your living space with these simple home decor craft ideas.


Starburst Spoon Mirror

Transform a plain little mirror into a statement piece using only wooden spoons, spray paint, a craft knife, a round piece of cardboard and super glue. Start by simply tracing the outline of a small round mirror on a piece of cardboard. Cut the heads off your spoons with the craft knife and glue around the central circle extending outwards. Spray the spoons your preferred colour, add the mirror and you’re done!


Ping Pong Ball Lamp Shade

Ping pong balls and home decorating don’t usually go together, but this Ping Pong Ball Lamp Shade is unusually cool. Start by cleaning the surface of a plain lampshade to clear any dust or dirt. Then simply apply glue to the surface and the sides of the Ping Pong balls and cover. Gorilla Contact Adhesive would be ideal for this one with its quick set time and easy application onto fabrics.


Give a Chair a New Look

Do you have a chair that’s seen better days? Why not give it a new lease of life with a bit of a makeover?  Remove the seat, re-cover with an updated fabric and simply glue around the edges. Put the seat back on the chair when done and screw into place. Old chair, new look - a winning combination.


Dowel Monogram

Dowel rods are a great material for DIY — they’re inexpensive, easy to work with and come in a variety of different diameters and colours. Use dowel rods and super glue to create a personalised monogram with a unique look. You’ll need about 50 rods for one, depending on the size you’re after. Cut them down to your desired length and then glue the rods together to build the number or letter you want.


Wine Cork Coasters

Hang on to your wine corks and use them to create great looking coasters to protect your table. Cut four wine corks in half lengthways and glue them to a square of plywood to cover—simple as that. We recommend using our Wood Glue or Gorilla Glue Clear for this one.


As you can see— when it comes to glue; the sky’s the limit. It’s amazing what you can do with a little imagination.