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This post is sponsored by Surebonder.
When Surebonder asked us if we would like to participate in challenge as a way of promoting their new cord-free detail hot glue gun, we couldn't say yes fast enough! We've worked with Surebonder on a number of occasions and use their products in a lot of our projects, so we knew this would be a good fit!
For the challenge, they sent us a curated box of "stuff" which we had to use at least seven of the items in some creative way. Below is the assortment of "stuff" we received! We decided to make the pallet wood the star of the show and developed an idea from that.
Here's what was in our challenge box: 1. frame 2. wood puzzle toy 3. pallet wood 4. metal hinges 5. metal latches 6. upholstery tacks 7. live edge wood round 8. dinosaur drawer knob 9. cactus drawer pull 10. rope 11. cardboard stars 12. battery powered candles 13. Christmas ornament (in our colors!) 14. sunburst object as well as the new mini detail hot blue gun, and an assortment of glue sticks to fit.
With the candle and pallet wood as inspiration, we decided to make a rustic lantern! If you want to see it come together in detail, please take the time to watch the video. Here I've hot glued four pieces of pallet wood and now I'm adding a little rope trim to the top and bottom of the lantern pieces.
The lantern is taking shape. We are adding the corner support pieces. This time we are using the full size battery powered hot glue gun that is fitted with construction hot glue. We've previously used this speciality glue with great results and knew this would be perfect for finishing the construction on our lantern. Are you keeping count? So far we've used three challenge box items!
In the video, you can see one more project we made with our challenge box materials. It is really just for fun. I even made a little Santa hat for the dinosaur!
This was super fun for me and a great way for Surebonder to promote their newest hot glue offering. If you do a lot of detail work and want the flexibility of a cordless hot glue gun, this is for you! Head to their website to see all the tools and accessories they offer.
Bonus for us: they are family owned and operated! We love that.
Please note: This post is sponsored by Surebonder. We received product and compensation for this project. All thoughts and opinions are our own.
FYI: We are not professionals, and we don’t claim to be. This is what we found worked for our project. Yours may need a little different approach. Safety first!
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