Advice 1: How to glue rhinestones on glass

There are a great many methods of decoration. The course is everything: rocks, paper, fabric, shells, sequins and rhinestones. They, like any other material that can be stuck on the glass surface. Just select the right tools and, of course, rhinestones.
How to glue rhinestones on glass
There are several types of rhinestones. The most common is crystals cold fixation sew and hot glue. Flatback rhinestones, as the name suggests, sewn on fabric and have special holes for the needles. Hot glue rhinestones also designed for fabric. They initially have an adhesive base, which when heat treatment, for example, iron, stick. Glue crystals cold fixation stick with glue and are ideal for glass surface.
Rhinestones can decorate glass frames, showcases, dishes, vases, mirrors. Almost any glass surface can be decorated, the main thing - that idea was combined with the object of creation.
Rhinestones have a flat bottom so they adhere to it is not so difficult, unlike beads and stones. Before you begin, you need to wipe the working surface of the glass. Next you will need glue. It is desirable to use a transparent building, as it dries not visible, and attaches very securely. You could also try "liquid nails". They are sold in hardware stores for a very affordable price.
After the glue is selected, you can proceed to the fun part – gluing. In this case you need to be careful not to overdo it with the glue. Apply it on the back of the rhinestone, but not on the entire surface, and the center. Wait 20 seconds, but do not tighten. Then attach to the glass of the rhinestone and press. A little glue will go over the brink, thus denser is attached rhinestones.
Stick is only half the job. It is possible at random to distribute the rhinestones, but whether it is beautiful? Before you begin your decor things, consider the entire composition. For convenience, lay on the table next pattern and rhinestones for rhinestone transfer it to the desired surface.
After the glass surface is changed, allow it to dry properly. The drying time indicated on the adhesive tube.
In addition to rhinestone decoration, glass can be painted, sprinkle glitter or beads. All the will of your imagination.

Advice 2: How to glue seashells

Natural materials is a huge scope for creativity. You can use them to do paintings, murals, to decorate interiors, to come up with children's figures – for example, you can make an original interior still-life of shells, which adorn the wall of any home, and will be a great gift for your friends.
How to glue seashells
You will need
  • - plywood;
  • shells;
  • - dried flowers;
  • glue.
For the manufacture of such panels you will need durable plywood about 1 cm thick, shells, broken in the form of long, narrow petals and dried flowers, dried leaves, flowers, stems and other things that can beautify your life.
To shell is firmly held on the base, attach them with hot melt from a glue gun. Prepare the surface for bonding of the composition – plywood sheet abrade with fine emery paper on the front side and at the ends, and then think of exactly how on the Board there will be flowers made of shells.
Select the background material, which will successfully complement the song – it can be a thick cloth of any natural shade, which should also match the color of your chosen frame, which is framed picture. Frame you can color his own, or choose a ready.
On the basis of plywood and fabric lay out parts of the future composition. Spread the petals are made of shells around the flower center, place the leaves and stems, determine where to place decorative elements – leaves, dried flowers and so on. Determine the location of the main and secondary figures in the composition.
Remove unnecessary items – do not overload a panel with too many elements. When you achieve the maximum harmonious appearance of your panels, begin to consistently stick to the basis of its elements.
Heat glue gun and glue the middle of the flower from which you will start building the overall picture. Each individual petal from the shells, place one or two drops of hot glue and attach the shell to the base about midway.
Then, trying not to move the previous petal, attach the following and so until then while the petals are made of shells do not form around the midway full circle. Then glue the stem and leaves of the flower and finally, minor decorative elements of the picture.
When the glue is dry, critical look at the picture and think, shouldn't be something to complement or modify it. Cut the elements outside of the picture and place it in a frame. Cover the shells and dried flowers with varnish for durability.

Advice 3: How to glue rhinestones on fabric

To give the fabrics a glamorous Shine, as a rule, use hot glue rhinestones (thermorhinestones) or ready-made appliques, rhinestone (Hot Fix) + the transfer resistant film . This kind of rhinestone at the bottom of which is applied adhesive composition. The glue melts when exposed to high temperatures and attaches the rhinestones on the fabric.
How to glue rhinestones on fabric
For fixing of rhinestones on the fabric in the form of placer or the author's composition, you need special soldering iron. This device can attach one crystal, by heating it only to the required temperature.
To apply on fabric ready-made applications (Hot Fix), it is first necessary to remove the protective film.
Glue the applique on the fabric by means of transparent adhesive film which is attached to the ornament.
Flip the fabric with applique to ornament appeared from below.
On top lay the product double layer fabric for Ironing clothes made of thin materials.
Close the heat press machine. If necessary, you can replace it with a regular iron. Carefully iron the required place and iron (without steam!), heated to about 170 degrees. The pressure of the heated surface should be aimed directly into the application!
After the time required to rhinestones glued to the fabric, lift the lid of the heat press machine or clear iron. As a rule, the timing indicated on the package of an application.
After the application finally "stick" to the fabric, peel off the transparent sticky film. This should be done with the already cooled film to the fabric is not left her scraps.
To choose the most suitable conditions for applying the rhinestones to the fabric, it is highly recommended to make several drafts on scraps of your fabric.
Useful advice
-For best result of an application should be applied to the elements of the pattern, not the finished clothing.

-Consider zippers, buttons and other protruding parts.

-A thin fabric type organza't very well absorb the glue.

-It is not necessary to put application on smooth leather and smooth imitation leather, dense polyamide and fabrics treated with silicone or wax.

-Always wait for complete cooling of the transparent film, before you delete it.

-If the fragments of the film still remained on the fabric - amperite this section or reapply technique termocamini.

Advice 4: How to glue a mirror

Today, without a mirror it can not do almost none of the interior of the home. It is necessary in the bathroom, the lobby, wardrobe and many more where. The installation of the finished product, which has a frame and special mounts, special difficulties does not cause. But sometimes, when decorating the room you want to stick a mirror on a vertical surface, e.g. a wall or door of the Cabinet. The task is not simple, but it is quite doable.
How to glue a mirror
Before you buy the mirror, define the desired size of the product. Measure the size of the future mirrors with millimeter precision, leaving the entire perimeter margin of 4-5 mm.

Most importantly, remember that the edge of the mirror should not come into contact with other elements, otherwise it could crack. Mirror hard to cut yourself, so is better to entrust this work to the masters. Then it will have the correct geometrical form.

When you pick up the mirror from the workshop, pay special attention to the edges. They should be carefully treated and rounded. This is to ensure that the process of gluing was safe and you didn't cut yourself.

Depending on what you need to glue the product, use different methods of fastening.

How to glue a mirror on the wall

First prepare the wall for gluing mirrors. Smooth out all the bumps, treat with primer deep impregnation to provide a better grip with the glue. The latter must be specifically designed for mirrors.

Then proceed directly to the process of gluing products. You'll need the segments 10-15 cm thick bilateral adhesive tape. They need to stick approximately 60-70 cm on the back side of the mirror. Tape is needed to hold the glass until completely dry glue. When the tape is stuck, then remove the protective part and using the spray gun apply glue all over the back surface and the edges of the mirror, approximately 15-20 cm between the bands.

Immediately after this attach the mirror to the wall. The lower part should be sure to something to lean on while the glue dries. Also make sure that around the perimeter of the product remains a gap. The entire mirror surface carefully and press gently to the wall. The adhesion of the adhesive will occur within 20-30 minutes, and fully dry - not earlier than after 1 day.

How to glue a mirror on the Cabinet door

The mirror can be glued on the door of the Cabinet, thereby updating the interior space. Since in this case the product will be used small size, apply the double sided tape that is specifically designed for mirrors.

First, stick him on the perimeter on the back of the mirror, and then through the uniform interval of about 40 cm complete vertical strips of tape. Then carefully attach the product on a Cabinet door. It is recommended to mark with a pencil on the Cabinet of the photographed mirror.

How to hang a mirror on ceramic tile

The mirror is glued on the ceramic tile. In this case, there is used a special glue. Apply a continuous layer around the perimeter of the product. The gutter shall be not less than 2 cm in the Middle of the mirror be sure to RUB the adhesive in a lattice form.

The procedure for bonding in ceramic tile similar to the above method of securing the mirror to the wall. However, in this case, after drying, the adhesive must cover the edge of the product white or clear sealant.

If the mirror is quite bigger on the wall, for security purposes, it is better to fasten it mechanically. Carefully drill it with a special pen on the glass or tubular drill with a diamond coating. The wall in these places drill out the hole. After that, attach the product decorative glossy bolt.

Remember that with large mirrors definitely need 2 people. In addition, you will need hand protection from cuts - for example, cloth gloves.
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