Hello and welcome to Markets of Sunshine!
Today you’re going to learn all about glue and which ones work best for paper crafts and bookbinding.
Now if you do a Google search for best archival safe glues you’ll find a long list of options.
Here is the first thing that pops on from my search.
My daily go-to glue for all of my journals and bookmaking is Aleens Tacky Glue.
You’ll find my affiliate link in my last blog post Here.>>> How to Embellish a Happy Mail Binder.
It dries stiff and needs to be used very sparingly in my opinion. A little goes a long way. It can be mixed with water so you don’t see the glue through the paper or card stock after it dries.
- acid free
- archival safe
- dries clear
- flexible so spine opens and lays flat
- thick stiff bristles
- flat tip
- wash immediately
- dry flat not vertical so metal part won’t rust
Perfect Paper Adhesive
Elmers Craft Bond Glue Stick is perfect for covers and dries quick