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All About Rubber Stamps

Rubber stamps are one of the most common tools used when making handmade cards.

Stamps come in a variety of ways: mounted on wood stamps, unmounted stamps, felt stamps, heck there are even stamps you can make out of potatoes!



It gets addicting when you start making cards because you nearly want every type of stamp image for every occasion! There are some ways to make your stamps go a long way.

For instance, some shapes and images can be used over and over again for different occasion think of stars, hearts, leaves, circles there are a lot of neutral stamps that will work on all types of cards.

There are alphabet stamps that are extremely handy to have because you can stamp out your own messages and the letters can be used over and over again.

Stamps are so versatile and could be used in so many ways, such as:

  • Embossing

  • Watermarking

  • Making wrapping paper

  • Decorating envelopes

  • Simple stamping

  • Permanent stamping

  • And so much more!

When you do make your investment in stamps there are ways to make sure that they last a long time.

Here are some great books on rubber stamping to help you with different techniques and application ideas:



Below are some articles that about properly caring for your stamps:



How to Store Your Mounted Stamps
Tips and Techniques on how to store and protect your mounted rubber stamps. Keep your stamps in good shape so that can give you beautiful images for years!



Where to Find, Buy, and Get Card Making Supplies
A list of places where you might find some great deals on card making supplies. Get creative when looking for supplies and you might be surprised as what you can find!



Tips for Cleaning Your Rubber Stamps
Learn different methods and supplies used to clean your stamps. Also, which cleaning solutions to avoid that may damage your stamps and decrease the longevity of their use.




































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Learn about different types of paper used for handmade greeting cards and see if one might be just perfect for your crafting ideas!

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