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This is suppose to be a flexible glue.

1 pkge unflavored gelatin
3 tbls. Boiling water
1 tbls. Vinegar
1 tsp. glycerin

~~In a pan, add gelatin to boiling water.

~~Stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.

~~Add vinegar and glycerin.

~~Stir until well mixed.


HINT: use it while still warm.

This glue is flexible and is Great for gluing leather, cloth to cardboard, and such.


~~Stored in baby food jar

~~Re-Warm glue in jar in hot water to reuse

Glitter Glue


  • Clear glue
  • Glitter or confetti
  • Small squeeze bottle


-- Mix glue and glitter and pour into squeeze bottle


**This is so much cheaper then buying it ready made


Water proof Glue

2 pkge un-flavored gelatin
2 tblsp cold water
3 tblsp skim milk

~~In small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water

~~Set aside to soften.
~~Heat milk to boiling point

~~Pour into softened gelatin.

~~Stir until gelatin is dissolved.

~~Store in a baby food jar.

~~Place in pan of hot water to soften


HINT: It has been recommended to add clove oil as a preservative.

Otherwise glue may only last a few days.



  • c flour
  • c cornstarch
  • tsp alum
  • c water


-- Mix first three ingredients

-- Add water little bit at a time

-- Beat out lumps with a wisk

-- Heat over low heat, stirring constantly

-- Remove from heat when it begins to thicken

-- Cool

-- Pour into old plastic [baby food] jars


** If needed add water to thin

** Alum can be found in the spice aisle




Colored Glue
  • White glue
  • Food coloring or bio colors

-- Add coloring to glue

-- Mix (shake or stir)

** Use miniture glue bottles 

** If you want small amounts pour into small squirt bottles

Mud Paste



  • Black Dirt (any dirt except sand)
  • Water


 -- Mix dirt and water until thick

 -- Use like mortar in between sticks or rocks   

 -- Let dry


** you want the clump to hold together

If it runs add more dirt


Paste 2

  • 2 c flour
  • 2 c sugar
  • 2 c cold water
  • 8 c boiling water
  • 2 tblsp alum

--Mix flour and sugar in saucepan.

--slowly add cold water to make a paste.

-- Slowly add in boiling water.

-- boil, stirring constantly

-- when thick and clear remove from heat

-- Add alum

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