Why Are There So Many Adhesives? Stampers Q&A

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Believe it or not, each of our adhesives has a different purpose and can make your projects easier to create.  Not any one adhesive can do everything.  I have listed them all below with quick bullet points for each one.

2-Way Glue Pen (#100425)
• Permanent or temporary bond
• Dries quickly
• Great for adhering glitter
• Blue when wet; clear when dry
• Chisel tip
• Washes off skin with soap and water

Anywhere Glue Stick (#104045)
• Odorless and permanent
• 2 per package
• 20 grams of solid glue each
• Square corner edge for hard-to-reach areas

Crystal Effects (#101055)
• Gives a high-gloss finish to any image
• Creates amazing 3-D effects
• Applicator tip
• Distributed exclusively by Stampin’ Up!
• Water based for quick and easy cleanup
• Dries completely within an hour, depending on how thick it is applied


Dotto (#103305)
• 585" of temporary, self-adhesive dots on paper backing
• Convenient dispenser rolls dots from paper backing onto card stock, photograph, or accent
• Adhesive is solvent


Glue Dots (#103683 OR #104183)
• Adhesive dots
• Bond instantly to a variety of materials
• Easy to use
• Photo safe


Snail Adhesive (#104332)
• Simple, Neat, Affordable, In-Line
• 472" of double-sided adhesive
• Great for cards, scrapbooks, or other art projects
• Keeps fingers and art pieces free from messy glue
• Refill cartridges sold separately
• Permanent; creates a strong bond.

Stampin’ Dimensionals (#104430)
• 300 1/16" Stampin’ Dimensionals
• Double-sided, self-adhesive foam mounts
• Use multiple Stampin’ Dimensionals for multilevel projects or added height
• Great for layering


Sticky Strip (#104294)
• Double-sided, pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive
• 1/4" wide
• Very strong-perfect for our die-cut boxes
• 10 yards
• Comes in a zippered plastic bag for convenient storage


Tombow Multi-Purpose Adhesive (#110755)
• Latex rubber acrylic resin adhesive
• Adhesive can be both permanent or temporary depending on how it is applied
• Works great for adhering card stock or Designer Series paper to chipboard
• Dries clear
• Excellent for adhering Stampin’ Glitter to surfaces
• Dual-tipped applicator
• .875 oz.

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