What is the best glue to stick paper labels to some plastic bottles? I made some ginger beer and some custom labels. I need labels that I can get to stay on the bottles. Second to this, they need to have some flex in the adhesion as the bottles expand slightly as it carbonates.
I would use hot glue because I have that on hand. Just dab a couple of dots and seal the seams.
But other glues that work including hot glue is: craft glue, spray adhesive glue, super glue.
I think brush-on rubber cement glue would suit you the best
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I want to make favors for a baptism by removing labels from M&M mini containers and decorating with scrapbook paper, stickers, and ribbon. I used glue dots and it lasted all of 2 hrs before unrolling. Another thought is was taping the edge, but I'm not sure I like the look. What is the best option for adhering the paper to plastic so it doesn't come off for at least a month?
Go to www.thistothat.com. Enter the two things that you want to glue and it will give you an answer. Good luck.
Margaret from Denton, Texas
Did you try a glue stick? I use one for a lot of things and it works great!
Also you don't even have to remove all those labels. Just glue right on them.
If you want them to be more permanent, use decoupage, very long lasting and easy to use. Hope this helps
Decoupage is an art, not a glue.
The best glue for paper to plastic is a cheap, simple homemade gelatin glue. It does not have toxic fumes as rubber cement, and can be used by children. It is THE Stickiest, clear, safe,and easy to clean up with soap and water glue one can find. It is permanent , stain-free and you can wash the brushes out with soap and water (all of which is untrue for rubber cement). Plain unflavored gelatin is found in the grocery store, and there are recipes online. I like the YouTube video that uses vinegar with the gelatin as it is an antibacterial agent, but you can use just plain water and gelatin to make the glue in a few minutes!
I've started making rings. I have small transparent plastic ovals, underneath I glue a small image that I cut out of a magazine. I have trouble finding the right glue. With a few glues I tried, it sticks well and looks good at first, but after a few weeks you start to get silver-looking lines, and you don't see the image well anymore.
Mod podge is an excellent choice for this project. You can find it at arts and craft stores.
Go to any crafts store. Aileens makes a line of glues and so does Modge Podge
Gluing paper to plastic that will last a long time may require an adhesive spray.