(Closed) Glue question

posted 5 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
183 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Have you tried tried glue dots? I find that double sided scotch tapes works really well too, but it depends on what exactly you are glueing together…

Post # 4
5663 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I would get a glue dot or tape dispenser that is refillable. They have a ton of options at michaels. Expensive yes but well worth it. I used the scotch one I believe, it’s purple

Post # 6
89 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Zip dry was really great for my paper projects.  It depends on how thick your paper is.  I would do a test sample with different glues and let it sit for a couple of days to see if it gets greasy on your paper or not.

Post # 7
87 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I highly recommend glue dots. They are inexpensive at Michaels if you use the 40% off coupon they have on their site

Post # 8
924 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

Double-sided adhesive tape – look in the scrapbooking aisles at your local craft store. They are archival quality and meant to attach paper to paper. 

Post # 9
226 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@skipanther:  They make scrapbooking adhesives specifically for paper. There are spray adhesives, although I have never used them before, so I can’t recommend them from experience. I used scotch photo splits, those double-sided adhesive squares. They’re very easy to use. Check in the scrapbooking aisle at your local craft store, or ask one of their sale associates for their advice. 

Post # 11
535 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Spray adhesive is great if you have large pieces to glue together, but it’s very messy. Be sure you do it outside or in a well ventilated area, and cover everything you don’t want glue on. That spray goes everywhere. I was using it once at church in our fellowship hall, next to two open outside doors, with doors to the rest of the building closed, & by the time I was done you could smell the fumes in the farthest rooms. Luckily I was the only one in the building. Double sided tape or glue dots work wonderfully for attaching paper together. And Scotch has this tape dispenser that I love. I’ve found them at office supply, Michaels, etc. You roll it across & it lays a thin strip of adhesive.


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