What is the best adhesive to use when making invitations out of cardstock?

by DIY wedding planner on October 25, 2012


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I am planning on making my own wedding invitations. I will be making them out of cardstock. But I do not know which is the best adhesive to use for this job. Also i will be using ribbon which will also need to be glued on to the invitation. I would rather buy one adhesive to do both jobs but if i cant then thats fine. I have never been into scrapbooking or crafts that require gluing so this is a new territory for me. I need help. Thanks everyone for your time.

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Annissa October 25, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Scotch makes this glue stick that I love. It’s blue and is a repositioning glue so if you lay it down and don’t like it, you can pull it back up without ripping the paper. It sticks like a charm and I love how you can reposition the glued item without having to reapply the glue. It’s not messy, it doesn’t ripple the paper like the wet glue does…it’s perfect!

I have used repositioning glue from different companies and love them all. You typically find it in the scrapbooking section.

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Stephanie October 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Glue Dots are great for ribbon and can also be used for paper eliminating the need to purchase two types of adhesive.

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drip October 25, 2012 at 1:29 pm

OH do not use a glue stick. Your invitation could arrive all fallen apart.
You need to use a two way tape. Scrapbooking stores will have two way tape runners.
there are several on the site below.

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Just Me! October 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm

I LOVE GLUE DOTS! They are awesome. ESPECIALLY for things like ribbon. But they stick like a bad habit! They aren’t going to dry up and fall apart like glue sticks, or rubber cement and the like.

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