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No mess, no cost
I do lots of crafts which require the use of glue, but spreading the glue evenly often makes a mess on the table. My solution: Outdated magazines!

Posted by Anke A. from Wernau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany • Published See Anke A.'s 15 projects »

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  • How to make a misc. The Perfect Glue Mat - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take any old magazine which clogs up the space of your office. You really don't need to keep computer magazines which are older than half a year...

  • How to make a misc. The Perfect Glue Mat - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use the first page as a glue mat.

  • Step 3

    When the first item is spread with glue, attach it according to your current craft project. Now simply turn the magazine's page, and you can instantly keep on glueing.

    When your project is finished, simply throw away your old magazine in your waste paper bin.

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Anke A.
Anke A. · Wernau, Baden-Württemberg, DE · 15 projects
Thank you, I'm glad that you like this idea Happy

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This is so simple, it's brilliant! And all this time I've been going back and scraping glue off my kitchen table. lol

I love you for this!
Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
LOL i do that too, you can use too phonebooks.
its good that you tell this to others, like that and all the recycling things so thank you!
katcar~ · 27 projects
this is so genius!
Kimberly K.
Kimberly K. · Dixon, Illinois, US · 10 projects
Huh, that's actually pretty brilliant!
Kirsten F.
Kirsten F. · Salisbury, New Brunswick, CA
great idea!

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