Scrappers: Which adhesive do you use?

Discussion in 'The Creative Community' started by Beanie, May 30, 2003.

  1. Beanie

    Beanie ~*Snoopy Fan Forever*~

    May 15, 2000
    With so many different choices of adhesive to hold your diecuts, pictures, ect, which one do you use?? Glue sticks? Glue pens? Double sided tape?

    I find myself going between glue sticks and glue pens...I really love the pens more though because they are smaller!

    What do you use?
  2. DMoss3377

    DMoss3377 Life ain't always beautiful, but it's a beautiful

    Oct 31, 2002
    I use hermifix for everything, matting, large die cuts, borders, etc. I use glue dots for buttons, charms, things that are heavy. I use glue pen - the Zig Squeeze and Roll is my current fav...for small punches, dies, etc. Then last but not least...I use my X - xyron for small things that are too intricate or numerous to glue with the pen. I have also recently discovered the vellum tape, which I've used a few times and absolutely I don't always have to hide my adhesive under the vellum or use eyelets and/or brads. :)

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  4. Lainy67

    Lainy67 Mouseketeer

    Apr 28, 2002
    CM tape runner for almost everything. There is something else I have used for Vellum... but can't remember right now.
  5. DiznEeyore

    DiznEeyore <font color=navy>Donkey-Huggin' DVC Member<br><fon

    May 1, 2000
    I use all kinds of adhesives except glue sticks (I've found that they don't work well for me). Squares/tape runners for most things, glue pens quite often, and my Xyron 150 for anything small. I'll tell ya, that 150 is a *beautiful* thing when you're making paper piecings with intricate parts! :D
  6. nicki dahling

    nicki dahling CyndiAKADisneyqueen<br><font color=deeppink> I can

    Jul 26, 2000
    I use tape runner for pictures, xyron500 and 150 for large and small die cuts , glue sticks for small strips and punch art, pop dots for stickers on cardstock , glue dots for buttons. Hope to add the zig glue pen to my supply list for letters.
    Cyndi ( AKANickidahling )
  7. SplshMtn99

    SplshMtn99 <font color=blue>She talks to me in pretty <font c

    Jun 11, 2000
    After several types of glue sticks & tape runners at the beginning that didn't hold up even a year.... I use:

    -Hermie tabs for most things
    -Xyron sometimes
    -a liquid glue pen for real small things that just need a dab. It holds amazingly well.
  8. jenjie

    jenjie DIS Veteran

    Mar 1, 2003
    I use glue sticks. But as someone else said, they don't necessarily stick very well. I should look into something else.
  9. pattyT

    pattyT DIS Veteran

    May 29, 2002
    I use a lot of things depending on the application-

    I LOVE CM tape runner and go through tons of it-
    I just got Hermafix glue dots and love those too!
    I Zig 2-way, great for shaker boxes
    I LOVE pop dots too! Great on Charms!
    I have Fiskars Clear mounting stickers for ocassional use only.
    I love my little xyron for little things
    I don't use my big xyron to often though (it is so expensive for refills and I could buy new dies with that kind of $)

    I do not use regular glue sticks though.

  10. crazyforpooh

    crazyforpooh <font color=FF6600>Proud American who loves her li

    Aug 19, 1999
    I use my zig glue pen and my CM Photo tape and splits.

    I don't like the CM tape runner, I loved the old refillable one though.

    I have the xyron 150 but it's stll in it's little plastic bag.
  11. BevS97

    BevS97 disney scrapper

    Oct 31, 2000
    Hermafix, Hermafix, Hermafix, I can't scrap without it. I use the repositionable dots for nearly everything.

    I usually hide my adhesive on vellum, or use brads, but I will use glue stick in a pinch, it's the only thing I use glue stick for.

    I have some glue dots for buttons and larger objects, but they don't get used regularly.

    I have a little xyron (oh, and a big one!) which I mainly use for cut-out letters. I love the repositionable xyron adhesive, it doesn't even leave any little dots to rub off, but it's too expensive for everything, or I would use it for everything.

  12. Pammy jo

    Pammy jo DIS Veteran

    Sep 25, 2001
    Mostly my hermafix tape dispenser and glue dispenser. Use my xyron 150 lots too. Don't seem to use my glue sticks nearly as much as I used to. From hearing you all talk I think I'm going to have to get some vellum tape and try that soon.
  13. chi-mom

    chi-mom <font color=purple>Is a good DISer who is helpful

    Dec 5, 2002
    I use:

    CM tape runner for photos and mats
    Tombow glue for small things (it has a nice fine point)
    Xyron for die cuts or big items or vellum
    Glue Dots for buttons, charms,anything 3-D

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