Best Adhesives for Papercrafts, Card Making, and Scrapbooking
Let's start with what not to buy!
The three types of adhesives you need to know about!
Alright, now that you know to only buy acid-free adhesives, let's talk about the different types. There are generally three different types of adhesives used in scrapbooking and papercraft: wet adhesives, dry adhesives, and low tack adhesives.
Wet adhesives are what we usually think of as ''glue'' and come in pastes, liquids, or spray cans. A lot of paper crafters limit the use of wet adhesives as paper that is even slightly too wet turns quickly into warped paper when it dries. There are safer adhesive alternatives out there!
Dry adhesives are tapes, photo corners, sticky dots, and tabs. These are great for scrapbooking and papercrafts and allow you to be just that little bit more creative.
Low tack adhesives are much less sticky and are generally used for temporarily holding things in place. They usually come in the form of sheets or tape.
Now that you know about buying acid-free and steering clear of too many wet adhesives, let's talk about the best adhesives for scrapbooking, cardmaking, and papercrafts!
Double-sided foam adhesive
When you first start out with scrapbooking, card making, or papercraft, you definitely don't need to go out and buy all of these different types of adhesives. Start with a great quality acid-free glue stick and build up from there with one or two options such as a double-sided foam adhesive. Just remember to buy acid-free and avoid too many wet type adhesives.
Happy scrapping and card making!