Wednesday, September 23, 2009
How to Re-Sticky Your Cricut Mats!
I think most of my followers know you can re-sticky your cricut cutting mats... but in case you didn't I wanted to let you all know.
There are two ways to do it. You can buy spray adhesive. I bought mine at Lowes. (I've tried acid free stuff from the craft store and the results were not nearly as good.) Or you can use a zig glue pen. If you go to The Pink Stamper's website she has a video on the zig method.
I used painter's tape to mask off the edges this way you can avoid sticky-ing the edges... and your cricut won't get goopy on the rollers this way.
I also suggest looking for those sales where all cricut products are on sale at your craft stores and stocking up on extra mats. Even with the resticky methods you will still want fresh mats for some projects and eventually they will be cut through. If it is an important project a fresh very sticky mat is always best. This method of re-stickying works great but if I had only one sheet of really good paper I might not want to risk ruining it and I would go ahead and buy a new mat.