Add to GuideAsk a Question

Gluing Paper to Plastic

Category Advice
Whether it's for a craft project or you just need to cover something up, sometimes you need to attach paper to a piece of plastic. Some glues will work better than others to get the task completed. This is a guide about gluing paper to plastic.
Ad

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.

By 0 found this helpful
February 26, 2018

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 have tried a glue stick and it didn't really stick the labels to the bottles at all. I did wash and dry the bottles before trying to glue the labels.

Answers

February 26, 20181 found this helpful
Best Answer

I would use hot glue because I have that on hand. Just dab a couple of dots and seal the seams.

Ad

But other glues that work including hot glue is: craft glue, spray adhesive glue, super glue.

Reply Was this helpful? 1
February 27, 20181 found this helpful
Best Answer

I think brush-on rubber cement glue would suit you the best

Reply Was this helpful? 1
Answer this Question...

September 24, 20130 found this helpful

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?

Ad

By Emendi

Answers

September 30, 20130 found this helpful

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

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 30, 20130 found this helpful

Did you try a glue stick? I use one for a lot of things and it works great!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 30, 20130 found this helpful

Also you don't even have to remove all those labels. Just glue right on them.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
October 2, 20130 found this helpful

If you want them to be more permanent, use decoupage, very long lasting and easy to use. Hope this helps

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
June 15, 20180 found this helpful

Decoupage is an art, not a glue.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
July 29, 20180 found this helpful

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).

Ad

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!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question...

March 9, 20150 found this helpful

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.

Ad

By Sel

Answers

January 12, 20180 found this helpful

Mod podge is an excellent choice for this project. You can find it at arts and craft stores.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 13, 20180 found this helpful

Go to any crafts store. Aileens makes a line of glues and so does Modge Podge

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 2, 20180 found this helpful

Gluing paper to plastic that will last a long time may require an adhesive spray.

  • Any type of glue will stick better if you use sandpaper on the plastic so it is no longer smoth and shiny.
  • You can take the ring and paper to a craft or art store and see what suggestions they have.
  • I like using E-6000 glue for everything and it has always worked well for me.
  • Most glues can be found at Walmart, Target, craft stores, or on line.
  • Ad

  • www.walmart.com/.../17808713
Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question...
Related Content
Categories
Crafts AdviceOctober 30, 2013
Guides
More
🎂
Birthday Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by ThriftyFun.

Generated 2018/09/06 17:55:30 in 2 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!