Make Your Own Rubber Stamps!

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by Arts_and_Crafts

You can certainly find rubber stamps and any local craft store, but creating your own unique stamps is also an option. All you need are some basic tools and plenty of inspiration, which can be found in our library! These two books have already served as inspiration for me in my rubber stamp creation, and I'm sure they will do the same for you.

Making An Impression Making An Impression

Covers the basics of creating hand-carved stamps, painting and inking, collage, and more. Features twenty projects--including a tote, journal, pillows, and gift tags--and includes fifty of the author's signature motifs, providing instruction for stamping on paper, fabric, terracotta, and other surfaces.

Printing by Hand Printing by Hand

 It's the natural inconsistencies-the accidental differences between one finished piece and another-that make hand-printed fabrics, papers, furniture, and works of art so interesting. The quirks are what show the maker's intimate involvement in the process, and it's that unique quality


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