(Closed) Glue dots or DS tape for pocketfolds? Any brand suggetions

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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2866 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Glue STICKS! I used double sided tape and mine looked awesome, then the next day they started to come un-glued and I had to redo them.

I’d glue the invite to the backing and then to the pocketfold that way you can make sure things are lining up right.

Post # 4
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5271 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I tried the dots and didn’t like how it bubbled up ever so slightly. I used a rolling type of “double sided tape” of sorts, but I think it was called glue. Its on this link called “mono adhesive”

http://www.michaels.com/Adhesives/products-scrapbooking-adhesives,default,sc.html

this stuff was awesome! clean, strong bonding and easy to roll.

To answer your ques, I would DEF put the adhesive on the invite to the backing, THEN to the pocketfold. I did a little trial and error and if you put it on the pocketfold first and then try to stick the invitation/backing to it and miss, you will have a sticky part on the pocektfold exposed!

Post # 5
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10851 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m a fan of glue dots for sure. I never ran into any problems using double sided tape (I just get mind from the dollar store) or I also used double sided photo sticky squares (same as double sided tape, again from the dollar store) which was AWESOME. I probably preferred those over the glue dots because they’re so thin. I found the dots are a bit thick, so if you want things to lay FLAT FLAT FLAT, then the double sided tape/photo squares are the way to go.

Post # 6
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10851 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

@AnnieAAA: Oooh ya, I got some sort of roller glue tape thingy like Mono Adhesive (again from the dollar store, do you see  theme here?!) for doing my placecards and that stuff was AWESOME!

Post # 8
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7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Glue def glue!  No tape and no dots.

Post # 9
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1537 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

@camrie: I second the glue STICKS! Double sided tape didn’t stay and the glue squares that I had from michaels were a pain to get off the backing sheet and once they stuck you couldn’t shift anything around.

I ended up using glue sticks and it worked way better…you can apply a little pressure and slide your stationary around to be more straight or even if you accidently put it down wrong the first time. With the glue squares I was stuck first try…

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