social

Craft Glue Tips

0
Share
Save
Follow
Print
Flag

May 4, 2005

Craft GlueWhen scrapbooking or making greeting cards I was tired of the mess created when trying to get the glue to cover the edge of a piece of paper. If I use a sheet of newspaper underneath, the 2nd time I used it I picked up the glue on the front of my paper, so I started using the catalogs and store ads magazines that I get in the mail every day.

Advertisement



After I use the page to catch the overflow from my glue stick I just turn the page and have a clean space for the next item to get its glue. It worked so great! I was so excited, I wanted to share! And it's another way to recycle!

By Sue

Comment Was this helpful? 1
Read More Comments

3 More Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

August 19, 2009

Instead of buying expensive paper mache glue (or any with a brush applicator), create your own! Just take an empty vitamin bottle and glue in (or your own attachment method) a paint brush of your size choice.

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Read More...


Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 204 Posts
July 1, 2008

When working on craft projects, yourself or with your kids, place a small amount of glue into the bottom of a small bowl. When you need to use the glue, dip the end of a cotton swab into the glue and use it to apply the glue to your project.

Advertisement

This will give you just the right amount of glue - no big glue blobs!

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Read More...

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

April 17, 2016

I need to create a clear block that will contain shards of glass from a wedding ceremony inside a trinket box. What glue can I use that will set solid and still clear in a block rather than sticking things together.

What I want to do is put all the glue into the trinket box and mix in the shards of glass from the ceremony and then just place a thin layer above the whole to prevent anyone getting cut by the glass.

Answers

April 18, 20161 found this helpful

You can use Elmer's basic white or pretty much any carpenter's white glue as they all dry clear. It's not expensive so pick up a small bottle and experiment with it before tackling your project. Your next best option (for something which lasts practically forever) would be resin and Google can tell you all about the two types and how to use them.

Advertisement

Pay attention to safety if you decide to go with the latter.

Reply Was this helpful? 1
Answer this Question
Categories
Crafts AdviceMay 3, 2013
Pages
More
🌻
Gardening
🎆
Fourth of July Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-06-24 07:56:22 in 4 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Craft-Glue-Tips.html