Today's tip is a quick tip.
Here goes...if you need a place to rest tools like a hot glue gun or heat embossing gun while in use, grab a silicone pot holder/trivet pad.
They look a little something like this:
I have seen some even in the dollar store.
They can withstand heat up to 500 degrees.
I say it is a good investment. You won't have to worry about ruining your work surfaces or projects.
Definitely worth a try.
Have a great week!