Adhesives for Card Making - Cardmaking 101 Back to the Basics

Today I am sharing the next video in my new Cardmaking 101 - Back to the Basics Series on my blog: Each week we will discuss a new item that you will need for card making. If you need a refresher or just starting out this video series is for you.

Today we are going to get a little sticky while we talk about all the different adhesives from Stampin' Up!. Again which ever adhesive you pick will be based on your preferences.

Mini Glue Dots:

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Instant dots of adhesive. No fumes, no mess, no drying time. Holds heavier embellishments, ribbon, cardstock, and detailed die cuts. There are 300 3/16" dots in a pack. Ideal for use with cardstock and paper, embellishments, ribbon, and detailed die cuts.

Stampin' Seal:

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Stampin' Seal provides an instant-bond, and is a permanent adhesive. Stampin' Seal holds cardstock and ribbon. It's acid free and there's 16.4 yards (15 m) on each spool. You can also purchase the refill.

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Stampin' Seal+:

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Stampin' Seal+ provides an instant-bond, and is a permanent adhesive. Strong seal adheres 3D projects and heavier layers securely. There's 16.4 yards (15 m) on each Seal+. Seal+ is also acid free and can be purchased as a refill.

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Tear & Tape Adhesive:

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Tear & Tape Adhesive will have you ready to adhere with ease. This strong, acid-free adhesive is perfect for multiple uses; it can be torn to fit just the right size. Tear off the size you need, place the adhesive, then remove the backing sheet and you're ready to stick with it!

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Adhesive Sheets:

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Easily adhere shapes you cut with the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine or Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and dies. Comes in a pack of 12 sheets. Each sheet measures 6" x 12" (15.2 x 30.5 cm) and is acid free.

Cling Adhesive:

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Cling Adhesive allows you to easily convert your clear-mount stamps to cling. There's 168 strips that measure 3/4" x 1-3/4" (1.9 x 4.4 cm) each.

Multipurpose Liquid Glue:

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This is a Crafters’ must-have glue. It allows you to securely adhere small embellishments. The bottle has both a narrow tip and a broad tip. Multipurpose Liquid Glue provides a strong bond; dries clear. 0.9 oz. (27 ml) and is acid free. It's ideal for cardstock and paper, embellishments, glitter, 3D objects and accents, and detailed die cuts.

Fine Tip Glue Pen:

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The Fine Tip Glue Pen is perfect for adhering small embellishments, glitter, and detailed die cuts to projects. Cap includes pin to keep the tip clear and prevent drying.

It comes in a 1 oz. (30 ml) bottle. And is acid free.

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Stampin' Dimensionals:

Okay Stampin' Dimensionals comes in three different packs. You can get the regular size, the mini and the black combo pack that has both sizes just in black.

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Stampin' Dimensionals are double-sided adhesive foam dots that add depth and dimension to your projects. They are great for heavier embellishments, too. Stampin' Dimensionals provide an instant bond are acid free. The Regular Stampin’ Dimensionals® comes in a pack with 300 pieces, that are 3/8" (1 cm) in size.

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The Mini Stampin' Dimensionals are the same great double-sided adhesive foam dots used to add depth and dimension to your projects just on a smaller scale. They are also great for heavier embellishments, too. They also provide an instant bond and are acid free. Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals comes in a pack that contains 720 pieces, measuring 1/4" (6.4 mm) in size. They are ideal for use with cardstock and paper, small embellishments, and ribbon.

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Black Stampin' Dimensionals work great with darker-colored projects and make sticking even easier while adding extra depth and dimension. The Black Stampin' Dimensionals are double-sided adhesive foam dots also. In each pack of Black Stampin' Dimensional you get 200 regular-size Black Stampin’ Dimensionals and 480 Mini Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Foam Adhesive Strips:

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Sheet of white adhesive foam strips. Use on shaker cards to add depth and dimension.

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Foam Adhesive Sheets:

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The Foam Adhesive Sheets are double-sided adhesive foam sheets that can be

cut with Paper Snips (p. 159) or open dies to fit any project. They are acid free. In each pack of Foam Adhesive Sheets you get 6 sheets that measure 4-1/2" x 4-5/16" (11 x 11.4 cm). They are ideal for use with cardstock and paper.

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Thanks for dropping by today and getting sticky with me with all the adhesive talk. Have a wonderful weekend.















Happy Stampin'

Rick Adkins


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