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A guide to stamp making
Making stamps is cheap,quick, easy and fun!

Posted by copernicus from Los Angeles, California, United States • Published See copernicus's 12 projects »
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  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need transfer paper, an exacto knife, a speedball carving tool, a rubber carving block (or an eraser. Staedtler makes awesome blocks for carving. It cuts like butter!),a pencil and your creativity!

  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 2
    Step 2

    On a piece of transfer paper copy or free hand any image that you wish. I made this one free handly. Make sure not to make your design too intricate, otherwise it will be very difficult to carve out the details

  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 3
    Step 3

    Rub the image onto the carving block using your finger nails.

  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using your exacto knife, outline the image. Also carefully carve out the details that need to be deep.

  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 5
    Step 5

    using the speedball carving tool, carve out the shallow details.

  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once you are finish, select a fun ink and enjoy your stamp.

  • How to make a stamper. Sugar Skull Stamps - Step 7
    Step 7

    Here are other stamps I've made. You can also buy fabric paint and use these stamps to make awesome prints.

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PIN-UP ^alex^
PIN-UP ^alex^ · 20 projects
i love this, its brilliant! now i don't have to spend money on those expensive stamps!
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