The Do’s and Don’ts of Adhesive

After you’ve played around with different adhesives, it’s time to focus on the importance of choosing the right one and what to watch for. Here are a few Do’s and Don’ts for Adhesives: Do use adhesives that are photo-safe and acid-free. Don’t use your child’s glue stick. Be sure to check any type of adhesive for the words acid-free. In fact, glue sticks are not the best scrapbook adhesive. While perhaps they are very inexpensive, and some are even acid-free, however the glue often dries and becomes brittle. I’ve had several items come off layouts that I’ve used glue sticks … Continue reading

Adhesives: Choosing the One for Your Projects

Adhesives are an important part of scrapbooking. I firmly believe that having a nice variety of them is also extremely important. The reason behind this is because we adhere many different elements to our layouts and each one can use a separate type of adhesive. Since there are so many different types of adhesives, I thought I’d share with you some of the more common ones, and how they can be used. Photo Tabs Photo Tabs are small, double-sided squares of adhesive with a peel-off backing, typically dispensed out of a small box. These are best used with photographs, and … Continue reading