Fundamentals Of Double Sided Tapes

Fundamentals Of Double Sided Tapes

Making your own cards and boxes is a real pleasure however when you first start if the correct adhesion will not be used it could possibly spoil the completed product. This text provides a fundamental guide to double-sided tapes.

The development of double-sided adhesive tapes has opened up alternative ways to stay paper and card. There are so many adhesive tapes available on the market it's difficult know which is the very best one to use. Though it is private choice what to use when utilizing tapes to make handmade cards there are some tapes that aren't acceptable for various mediums.

Below are the principle double sided hemming tape-sided self adhesive tapes available. There are new tapes being dropped at the market all of the time.

1 Double-sided tape.

2 Super sticky red liner tape

three Tape pen


This tape is a should within the crafters instrument box. It may be used for attaching card to card or paper to card. The disadvantage of utilizing tape is once it's down it is stuck. To help to offer some movement use a glue persist with run along the tape before putting it to card.


A tape that lives up to the name as the title states it is red and can't be mistaken. This can seize the card as soon as it touches the card. It's best used for heavier duty card or box making. This might not be applicable for paper to card. Red liner tape is right for gilding flakes and glitter. Lower a strip place in your card and embellish with it provides a little bit little bit of interest to the card without having to spend money on mirror card.


These are a staple for the device box. There are three types of pen on the market, a normal double-sided tape, a super sticky tape and one that may be repositioned. Ideal for attaching paper to paper or paper to card. Some tape pens are additionally refillable. The pens will dispense the tape continuously as it's pulled along the item.

These tapes are great for attaching flat to a base card or matting and layering. Another important part of making a card is giving it some dimension to lift the primary image.


These are in various depths and widths in the primary they're used to lift the topper but can be used to lift a matt. The main depths used are 1 mm, 2mm and 3mm and it is cut to the length required. They're foam and are double-sided, when putting these on the card use glue stick on them so there is motion to enable positioning. Utilizing foam tape allows a card maker to decide on the dimensions and form they need to use. Foam tapes and pads are ideal for utilizing with 3D Decoupage.

This is just a style of the tapes that are available on the market. There are also wet glues available which do the identical job. It is all about personal desire of what a card maker is consolationable with.


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