Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Vintage Images and My Favorite Glue!

Hello Friends, I hope you are enjoying the vintage images! They are all so special to me and I am enjoying sharing them with you!


This is a page from a vintage Golden Book.


I love this sweet little red house!


I have had several questions as to what glue I use. So I want to show you my 3 top favorites!
My very favorite is this glue stick! It is my go to glue for everything. It is super sticky, dries quickly yet gives me a few seconds to reposition. It's great for crafters and scrappers!
The best part is that it's available at Wal Mart and Hobby Lobby for $ 1.99.


My favorite wet glue for glitter and ric rac is Aleene's Tacky glue.
It is available at Wal Mart and most craft stores.

I also love the ease of double sided tape. This is my favorite and can be found at Wal Mart. I could go through two a week if I let myself!
I hope this has been helpful!
Have a wonderful day, Lindsey

26 comments:

The Feathered Nest said...

Such precious images, thank you so much!!! I appreciate you stopping by my blog and entering my giveaway ~ and I love that you've shared the glues you love!!! I've got to try the glue stick you mentioned ~ My fave is Fabri-Tac as it glues fabric, baubles, earrings and whatever to my artwork!! Thanks again for visiting me so I could find you ~ xxoo, Dawn

Julie said...

I soooo love the images you share! I think we have the same vintage tastes--everything image you post just makes me gasp--thanks so much! Love that sweet little lamb!!! Lindsey--thanks for sharing about the glue stick--I hadn't known about that one...and sounds like we use the double-sided tape about the same--I've DEFINITELY used two or more in a week!

Have a wonderful night, dear friends!

Jess said...

I love vintage Golden books - they have the best pictures!! I hate to tear them out for my projects! I found a wonderful old book at a thrift store the other day - it was a children's book with the large print like the dick and jane books - I can't wait to play with it!

Have a great week and thanks so much for sharing!!


xoxo Jess

LiLi M. said...

Thanks for sharing the lovely images and for sharing your glue secrets; I love the tacky glue too, but I don't think that those other two are available here. I love golden books too. Here one of the large supermarkets has a series of golden books decorations; wall hangings, children's services, tins and christmas decorations, like napkins and tablecloths, just lovely!

T's Daily Treasures said...

I love all your vintage images. Thanks for sharing! Blessings to you and yours, Tammy :)

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

Thanks for the images and the glue tips and pics! It means a lot to me that you took the time to put them on here, Lindsey! ♥

mimi said...

Oh I love the vintage images!! Thank you so much for sharing. I really enjoy creating with them--there is nothing like a sweet vintage image :) I usually don't use a glue stick but I think I will give your favorite a try--that is such a great price. Thanks for the fun tips
Mimi~

*Noelle* said...

thanks for sharing the glue stick tip, that was really helpful!!

For the love of a teddy bear said...

Hi Twyla and Lindsey! Stop by my blog, I picked the winner of the giveaway....I used to have a bunch of golden books when I was little, I should have kept them....have a nice day! Hugs, Jennifer

Florence and Mary said...

I'd love to hear more about the tools you recommend and use

Victoria xx

Llyn M said...

Great info with the glue suggestions. I've never been a fan of glue sticks, but I'll have to try that one!Love the sweet images. Takes me back to childhood!

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Marilyn said...

Your images are something I look forward to!! I am so happy that you will share them so I store them in a file so maybe I will be struck by an urge to make something beautiful like you do!!
Thank you so much for your tutorials & the time it takes to do them....
Happy Holidays!!
Love,
Marilyn

Happy@Home said...

Your vintage images are always so precious. These are no exception. I love the page from the Golden book. So sweet. Thanks for sharing them and also the insider's secrets on glue.

A Stitch In Thyme said...

I love spencer and muffin!! I had to get this in there. Cuteness overload.

Question: What is your favorite glue to glue paper to glass? I am in need of suggestions.

Thank you so much for sharing your images!! Wonderful.
Hugs
Tammy

Lisa said...

Good info! We use Tacky glue but I will look for the stick! Thanks for the images too!
Hugs, Lisa

Melody said...

Hi Twyla! I love all the vintage images you're sharing. Your blog is so inspiring. I have so many ideas to start on in the coming new year.

~~Carol~~ said...

I'm so glad you did this post, because I am going to try my hand at that collage in the near future, and since I've never done anything like it before, I appreciate knowing the kinds of products that you use!
Have a great day!
Carol

Ree said...

I adore the vintage images. Thank you so much for sharing them!

I just love Christmas smiles don't you?

Thank you for the glue tips as well, I am going to try them out!

Xoxoxxx Ree
http://reepeas.blogspot.com/

Celestial Charms said...

Thanks for sharing such lovely vintage images. I'm especially grateful for your adhesive tips. I think that is the most difficult decision I have to make when crafting...what adhesive to use.
Maureen

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What great information! I need to make a run to Hobby Lobby tomorrow so I'll put a few more things on the list! Thanks!

Bearly Sane said...

I love your vintage piccies Twyla and thanks for sharing your glueing tips. I too use a glue stick, tacky glue and doublesided tape (different brand names downunder) and each has it's own purpose.
Warmest hugs,
Sandi @ Bearly Sane

Shelley said...

Thanks for sharing your sweet images with us....I will have fun just posting them on my blog from time to time....one day I may get crafty and have some fun making something special with them....If I ever stop running in circles long enough.....smile.....blessings.

Dogwood said...

Darling pictures. I love them.

Oh, and thank you so much for the information on your three favorite glues. I am smiling because I have all three of those!

Happiness to you!

Sistinas said...

I'm making a lovely collection with all the beautiful cards you're sharing!
thank you!

Scrap for Joy said...

I'm enjoying all of your projects and the sharing of the vintage images. Love 'em! I agree 100% about the Pioneer glue stick. It was the only brand we carried when I worked at the scrapbook store..I use it all the time. Well that, and my ATG tape guns. I think I need a holster! Great job ladies!
~joyce

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Honestly, I have not found a glue that is just perfect but am so glad to have some tips from you! I'll try the Pioneer brand and hope that works for me. I often use the sticky tape runners and like those a lot but have not been excited with Elmer's Glue for anything that I want to stay glued! This is really helpful! (I also love those vintage graphics)! Thank you! Coralie