After designing all of the elements that will make up
your scrapbooking page or greeting card, you'll need to
fasten them all together. Here are just a few of the
most popular adhesives that will make your projects last
Spray Adhesive: One of the newer options for the stamper
and scrapbooker to fasten paper and embellishments is
sprayed adhesive. Krylon and 3M are both popular brands
and provide excellent coverage and strength. One major
advantage to spray adhesive is the ability to put a
light coat and the ability to have wrinkle free
Glue Sticks: Can you imagine that the glue stick you
used in grade school has now become a best friend again!
Glue sticks are a useful scrapbooking adhesive since
they provide immediate tack and dry quickly.
Foam Tape: Two-sided foam with sticky adhesive provides
a way to elevate photos and embellishments off the
surface of your scrapbook page or card stock.
Double-Sided Tape: This tape is perfect to adhere photos
and card stock immediately to your surface.
Vellum Tape: This thin double-sided tape works perfectly
to adhere vellum to the surface invisibly.
Glue Dots: This may be the most fun adhesive, since it
is usually housed in a role dispenser. Lifting the dots
with your fingers and dabbing onto your surface makes
pictures, embellishments, ribbon, and metal accents
Hot Glue: For the heaviest objects to remain in a firm
hold for many years, you may want to use a glue gun. You
can purchase both low heat and high heat hot glue, but
low heat will fasten your object quicker.
Liquid Glue: One of the classics, liquid glue is a
simple, cheap way to fasten paper products. To get a
smooth even spread, use a foam brush and allow it to dry
without repositioning to avoid wrinkles.
Photo Tabs: These double-sided squares usually come in
role dispensers and are perfect to fasten corners of