Personalized Shoelaces Summer Fun part 6

I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to have Kim of A Girl and a Glue Gun here today…I’ve been reading her blog for as long as I’ve been blogging and I remember back in the day when she had a “normal sized” blog. She reached 1000 GFC followers…things like that… now she is a super awesome super star of the blog world and she signed up for the SUMMER FUN series… how great is that? Lets check out all the other posts linked up today to Summer fun part 6.

summer fun 6

DIY Dippin’ Dot tutorial by Nap-Time Creations

Decorated Shoe Laces by A Girl and a Glue Gun on Nap-Time Creations

Chocolate Salted Caramel and Peanut Snickers Cupcakes with the Crafting Foodie

Busy Binder with Printable Road Trip Games by Cutesy Crafts

Ok… take it away Kim!

hello! so excited to be here to share a fun summer craft that me and the kids have been doing! personalized shoelaces with sharpies

personalized shoelaces! It’s something that is so easy..but so much fun!

You just need some shoelaces (found at the dollar store) and some sharpies!

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think of a fun design…and just color it in how you want it! polka dots, zig zags, abcs, anything goes!decorated shoelaces how to

here is what my 10 year old came up with…design your own shoelaces---a girl and a glue gun

her shoes are bright so she colored them to match!decorating shoelaces with kid craft
kid craft design your own shoelaces!

such a great boredom buster! here’s a couple more fun things to do with the kiddos…(just click on the pictures!)



solar smores

yarn bracelets-- kid craft


Those personalized shoelaces look like a blast to make and my kids would love this project. Now I just need to teach them to tie their shoes! ha!

Here are the posts from last weeks Summer Fun Series:

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Pressed Flower Artwork by Lulu and Celeste

Beach Wreath by Just Us Four

Mini Sail Boats by Made to be Momma

Park and Beach Bin by The Joi Project

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Emily is a stay at home mom to two crazy boys {which she adores} , one equally crazy daughter and one amazing husband. She loves to sew, but also dabbles in crafting and recipes. Her faith, friends and family keep her going and motivated. Come along for the ride!


  1. so many great ideas to keep the kiddos busy! Thanks for sharing!!!
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  2. This is such a fun idea! My daughter will have to try it out! Pinning!
    Sheena @ Hot Eats and Cool Reads recently posted…Homemade Creamy Cinnamon Ice Cream RecipeMy Profile

  3. I love all the fun ideas you share each week!!! :)

  4. Love the shoe laces! Thanks for organizing this series, Emily! :)
    Jessica @ Cutesy Crafts recently posted…Craft Stash GIVEAWAY!My Profile

  5. ah!!! you are too sweet! thanks so much for having me!!!!!!


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