A high quality general purpose PVA craft glue.




Features & benefits

Bostik Art & Craft White Glue is a polyvinyl acetate (PVA) based adhesive, which has been developed to provide superior performance for art and craft projects where it bonds a wide variety of substrates and dries to a clear non-visible glue line. This general high quality adhesive can be used for art and crafts, scrapbooking, photo albums, school projects, handicraft and decorative work, greeting cards, invitation, paper decorations, paper mache, mounting pictures, decoupage, etc.

One surface must always be porous and it is not suitable for bonding plastics and some coated papers e.g. wax coated, polyethylene laminated paper.

Can be mixed with powder paints for finger painting. 

Downloads & resources

Bostik DIY South Africa Create - Art Craft White Glue Technical Data Sheet (289.25 KB)

Bostik DIY South Africa Create - Art Craft White Glue Safety Data Sheet (74.56 KB)

How to use

  • Ensure that surfaces are clean and dry.
  • Apply glue to one surface.
  • Press pieces together and allow to dry (approx. 1 minute to 1 hour, depending on substrate).
  • Clean any spills with a damp cloth.
  • Remove excess glue from nozzle and replace cap.


How do I clean excess school glue from the counter?

Clean excess liquid school glue with warm soapy water when still wet.

What is the shelf life of the adhesive i bought and where can i store it?

The shelf life of adhesives varies from product to product, but typically ranges between one and two years from the date of manufacture when unopened and stored correctly in dry conditions - usually between +5°C and +25°C. Once opened, the life of the product will be more limited – this is dictated by variables including the type of adhesive, how it is stored, and how much adhesive is left unused. For more information, refer to the product’s Technical Data Sheet.

Which adhesive is the right one for my application?

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