Glue/glue stick for tiny letters...WHAT DO YOU USE?

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Posted 11/9/2012 by nanluza in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 11/9/2012 8:30:09 AM
I use my Silhouette to cut out letter, sometimes very small letters, for my pages. My favorite glue to use for this has been the Photo Glue Stick Pen by Pioneer. Michael's has stopped carrying them. I have ordered them online, but many of them are all dried up when they arrive. The tip is not very small, so it is not ideal for small letters, but I got used to it and managed to work with it. Plus, it sticks really well.

So, what else can I use to apply glue on the back of small letters? Thinking of using Aleene's Glue, but would need to apply it with something. I would love to hear what you ladies use.

Thanks!

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Posted: 11/9/2012 8:41:21 AM
I use zig as well! I have the chisel tip and the roller ball fine tip- work great!


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Posted: 11/9/2012 8:42:14 AM
I use a Zig glue pen as well.



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Posted: 11/9/2012 8:42:22 AM
I also use the Zig or the Martha Stewart glue pen.



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Posted: 11/9/2012 8:48:05 AM
ZIG chisel tip glue pen
ZIG fine tip glue pen
ZIG Squeeze and roll glue pen
Sakura Quickie glue pen

All of these work depending on the size of letter but for the smallest of letters I use the last one.

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Posted: 11/9/2012 9:12:58 AM
Xyron--without the dispenser; I just put the little letters right on the sticky part, cut a piece of cellophane to cover the letters, and use a stylus to go around the letters. Helpful hint: tape the edge down to keep it from rolling up. When I'm done I cut through the tape and cellophane so there is a bit of cellophane still on the roll.

Works great. I use it for almost all of my letters.

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Posted: 11/9/2012 10:30:36 AM
I use the Zig pen, my Xyron X or Krylon spray adhesive.


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Posted: 11/9/2012 10:59:28 AM
Another fan of the Zig pens here!



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Posted: 11/9/2012 11:04:37 AM
Xyron X.

I used a Zig pen (the one that is blue and dries clear) and the glue does not hold over time, as in by the time it is dry the letters are falling off the page. Maybe it was user error, I didn't buy a 2nd pen to see if it worked better.


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Posted: 11/9/2012 11:22:36 AM
as already suggested a zig pen or "x"

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Posted: 11/9/2012 11:35:33 AM
My Xyron X, and if it's too big for that, spray adhesive.


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Posted: 11/9/2012 11:49:15 AM
Tombow liquid glue with duo applicator tips. Xyron x seems to leave too much excess for me that turns black on my pages. I really want to use it though...


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Posted: 11/9/2012 1:15:21 PM
I use my Xyron X or the Martha Stewart glue pen.
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Posted: 11/9/2012 1:23:33 PM
Glossy Accents

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Posted: 11/9/2012 2:17:49 PM
Thank you, ladies, for all the great recommendations! Glad I have options.

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Posted: 11/9/2012 2:42:07 PM
I use ZIG pens or Xyron. Sometimes I use spray adhesives too.


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Posted: 11/9/2012 2:44:00 PM
Ooooo! Zig pens! What a great idea! I have been using glossy accents. It seems to work well but I bet the pen is easier.
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Posted: 11/9/2012 3:01:16 PM
I also use a Zig pen or TomBow that was mentioned above.


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Posted: 11/9/2012 3:08:15 PM
Another vote for the zig pen. Love it!!
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Posted: 11/9/2012 3:42:16 PM
Xyron



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Posted: 11/9/2012 7:45:45 PM
The small X. I use an embossing stylus to trace the outer parts before lifting the top thing off. This helps to keep most of the sticky stuff off the sides of the paper. I hardly ever get "goobers".


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Posted: 11/9/2012 9:49:47 PM
I use the zip chisel tip, also the roller


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Posted: 11/9/2012 10:10:06 PM
Another fan of Zig here!



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Posted: 11/9/2012 11:34:26 PM
Thx for the good hint Ontario Scrapper - will try that this weekend!


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Posted: 11/10/2012 8:27:33 AM
Another zig fan here...

I was at a crop night a while back and a girl used spray adhesive, but on her layout first, then laid the letters down on top of it. This is something I've been meaning to try.

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Posted: 11/10/2012 10:42:42 PM
I use the Tombo Mono Liquid Glue in the green and white bottle. The tip is fine enough for most letters. However, if I need something finer, I use my CM pen liner. Very fine and works great! I've had it a long time. I'm sure the Zig fine tips would do great!

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Posted: 11/11/2012 12:00:24 AM
Another vote for Zig pen and the Xyron X!! LOVE them both! I have the Xyron in the 2.5 and 5 inch models as well for regular diecuts the I make with my Cricut too!
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