Post # 1
I am putting together my pocketfold invitations, and per many of the suggestions here, I tried using Tombow Mono Permanent Adhesive. My pocketfold consists of 3 layers–the pocketfold, a mat to create a border for the invite, and the invite itself. So far, I’ve only tried gluing the mat onto the pocketfold using the Tombow, and after 24 hours, they’re already peeling off! I know many bees here have had great success with the Tombow permanent adhesive, so I’m wondering if it isn’t doing the trick for me because my pocketfold is made of metallic paper?
Any other suggestions? I know there are tons of threads on this topic, but in all those threads, everyone seems to swear by the Tombow. Is there anything stronger? Keeping the layers very thin is important to me, so glue dots are out, as is any other type of liquid glue that might warp the paper.
Post # 3
I used scrapbook adhesives permanent adhesive and it worked great for me, even kept my RSVP card, which was two pieces of cardstock sent as a postcard together through the mail no problem.
Post # 4
I used the Tombow PowerBond (in the red case) for my metallic invites. It was the only thing I found that worked. It isn’t refillable- so it ends up being a bit more expensive. The permanant adhesive is designed for paper, but the PowerBond adhesive is designed for cardstock- so I think it is important to use something stronger- especially for attaching to the pocketfold which is usually make out of a cardstock material.
I also used a glue that was awesome- it is called Zip Dry glue. However, you could see where the line of glue was through the paper. So, I used it only for the lower layers and then used the PowerBond tape for the top layer.
Post # 5
@zoe:Use Scotch 3M permanent double-sided tape
Post # 6
@justbeginning: I really really second this. Another bee, JamaicaBride put me on to them and when I used them (exactly like you, a matting then the invite itself) they stayed put. I used the ones that come 3 in a pack from Michaels for $4.99. They were really good.
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Post # 8
PVA is amazing. but it is liquid. I have used for bookbinding as well but only with bookcloth so I am not sure how it will act with just reg paper.
Post # 9
applied thinly, with a brush it works fine, I have used it on fine japanese papers for book covers and am making my guestbook.
Post # 10
Thank you everyone for all your helpful responses!! I actually went out and got the 3M permanent double-sided tape, and so far it is working like a charm!