Stanley TR45K Light Duty Staple Gun Kit A basic staple gun, glue gun, good scissors and sharpies are tools that you will use for zillions of DIY projects. If you think you'll be doing lots of projects, it's worth it to invest in a stout staple gun!
Messermeister Take-Apart Stainless Steel Utility Kitchen Scissors, 8 Inch, Black I use take apart scissors like these.
Stanley GR20K Trigger Feed Hot Melt Glue Gun Kit Basic glue gun. I'm considering buying the battery operated model next to increase ease of use.
Sharpie 38262PP Permanent Marker Chisel Tip, Blister Pack with 2 Markers, Black Color - Marks On Paper, Plastic, Metal, and Most Other Surfaces - Ink Dries Quickly and Resists Both Fading and Water Love these chunky Chisel tips, but a girl can never have too many sharpies - black, colors, minis and metallics - they're all good.