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Have you started decorating for the holidays yet? Luminaries are a great way to add a cozy glow to your holiday décor, and they don’t have to be expensive. Craft Box Girls will show you how to make paper Christmas trees you can use as luminaries or stand-alone decorations; you only need a few supplies, and Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue, of course. They’re perfect for adorning your mantle or table with merry & bright cheer this season!

Do you love sipping your favorite beverages with a side of sparkle? Do you think coffee tastes better wrapped in glittery goodness? So do we! If you haven’t learned how to make a glitter tumbler with the Tack-It Method yet, today is your lucky day. The amazingly tacky texture of Aleene’s Tack-It Over & Over makes the process of adding mega sparkle to your tumbler projects extra easy. Read on to get the basics and see a few different options for glitter tumblers you can make using the Tack-It Method. 

We’re big fans of fall here at Aleene’s, one of the reasons being because it’s full of pumpkin spice and everything nice! So of course we’re all about this fabulous fall glitter tumbler from the Craft Box Girls, made using the Tack-It Method with Aleene’s Tack-It Over & Over. Not familiar with this easy process? We’ve got you covered in this tutorial! You’ll be set to make your own glitter tumbler you can fill with all of the pumpkin spiced lattes your heart desires this season. Cheers!

Like a lot of the other materials we talk about here on, metal is one that’s super common. All of us likely have metal somewhere in our homes, whether it’s furniture, tools, jewelry or even craft supplies. So, of course, we’re going to talk about how to glue metal; it’s an important topic! Whether you’re making something new or repairing something treasured, read on for tips on how to glue metal, and the Aleene’s glues you can trust for your metal projects.

If you’ve ever broken your favorite mug, you’re going to want to pay attention to this post. (We’ve pretty much all been in this situation.) How to glue ceramics back together is a common question, and need, especially when we’re trying to save our favorite things! So if you’re wondering how to glue ceramics to other ceramic items, or other materials, we have answers, and we also have the glues to make it happen. Whether you’re crafting, making your own décor or repairing your favorite ceramic items, keep reading to discover the perfect glues for your project.

If you like your Halloween full of bats, boogeymen and boos, these spooky ghost crafts will make you hauntingly happy! Afraid they’re too difficult to DIY? It’s wickedly easy to get ghoulish with Aleene’s Fabric Stiffening Glues and cheesecloth. Read on to get inspired to make your Halloween a total scream this year.

Searching for the perfect glue for glass? What if we told you that you actually have lots of options? That’s right! Whatever your glass project needs, Aleene’s has a glue for it. Check out these tips on how to glue glass to different common materials using the right kind of Aleene’s glue for your project. For DIY crafts, décor and everyday household needs, we’ve got answers on how to glue glass … and of course, the glues you need!

Plastic is a common material used to make many of the items we use or craft with every single day. But sometimes it can be tricky to know what kinds of glues work best when gluing plastic. So if you’re wondering how to glue plastic to other materials, you’ve come to the right place. It’s easy with Aleene’s! Check out these tips on how to glue plastic using different Aleene’s glues for different kinds of items. For crafting, décor, and everyday needs, we’ve got answers … and glues! 


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