my belly bands won't hold! HELP

posted 3 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I sandwiched the ends of mine between a monogram backing (cardstock at 2.5×2.5) and a sticker monogram (2×2).

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@MsGinkgo:  I used a glittery ribbon for my bands, and had the same problem! I tried a bunch of different adhesives, and the UGlu dashes worked the best. They are super strong! I bought them at Joanns. 

 

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@MsGinkgo:  Yeah, it just sounds like you need a better adhesive… the foam sticky things are notorious for not being strong enough.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I used a spot of glue from my glue gun. Worked just fine.

Post # 8
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I think I just used the super thin glue dots.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

scrapbookers tape works awesome.. If you have a hobby lobby or michaels, do a google search for a coupon, they always have 40% off coupons which can be printed out and used in the store.

Post # 10
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@MsGinkgo:  yeah those foam things are meant to add dimension, not seal. I would add a different adhesive in there. 

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

@MsGinkgo:  LOL I thought you meant belly bands like this:

 

 

 

 

 Needless to say I was worried that yours kept popping open 😉

 

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

I used the super thin glue dots. Worked great! 

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