These are basic tools that Stacy uses that will help you give things you have around the house – everything from empty jars to old photo frames – a new lease on life.
Tap to Tidy by Stacey Solomon, was £14.99 Now £11.55, Amazon
RELEASE DATE: 4 MARCH 2021
Stacey Solomon’s crafting essentials
Here’s your shopping list if you want to get inspired by Stacey to tackle some easy DIY projects while on lockdown.
Hot glue gun
BEEWAY hot glue gun, £18.99, Amazon
Fans of Drag Race have seen entire outfits made with the help of a hot glue gun - and Stacey uses hers to work similar magic, using the must-have crafting tool to do everything from adhering fabric to a can to create a couture pen pot, or refreshing a photo frame with hot-glued seashells.
Bankers Box 85 litre storage container, £31.99, Amazon
Stacey uses a water tight box to save anything that she might be able to use in a DIY project laters: empty jars and holders from old candles, plastic bottles or old picture frames - whatever she might get inspired by one day!
Basic tool kit
Apollo 72-piece tool kit, £32.99, Amazon
Stacey’s crafting projects often require the basics you’ll find in any decent tool kit: a screwdriver, hammer and pliers. This five-star tool kit in cheery pink has a whopping 72 pieces, so you'll definitely find the tool you need no matter what the project.
Rust-Oleum spray paint
Rust-Oleum spray paint in Elegant Metallic Gold, pack of 2 cans, Amazon,
No-fuss revamps for furniture and decor are a snap with a handy can of spray paint! Stacey’s favourite brand is Rustoleum.
Recycled craft paper and string
Recycled craft paper, £13.99, Amazon
G2PLUS DIY crafts twine, Amazon,
The DIY guru no longer wraps gifts using shiny wrapping paper and sticky tape - instead she opts for artisanal looking parcels enveloped in recycled craft paper and tied up with string… definitely one of our favourite things!
Rawlplug Uno Universal Wall Plug Mix, 60 pieces, , Amazon
Terratek 13-piece Cordless Drill Driver, was £44.99 Now £36.99, Amazon
“You don’t ever just drill a screw into a wall,” advises Stacey - instead use a rawlplug, the plastic holder for the screw that you insert into the wall first. Some drill kits have screwdriver attachments that will make the task easier
Stanley heavy-duty staple gun, , Amazon
Similar to a glue gun, a staple gun makes crafting tasks like upholstery work quick and easy.
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