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How To Make Your Own Foam Stamps


Did you know that you can create your own stamps using recycled materials? It's true! Master this technique, and you'll never have to buy another expensive rubber stamp.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 5-10 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Cut a foam meat tray down to the size that you want your stamp to be.


  2. Then, use a pencil or pen to draw your stamp design onto the foam. Be sure to press hard enough to create a noticeable indentation.


  3. Ink your stamp, and test it out on a scrap of paper.


  4. Make any necessary adjustments to your design.


  5. Use your stamp again and again to embellish greeting cards, scrapbook pages and more.



  1. Use a ruler, if straight lines are important to your design.
  2. Press objects into the foam for even more design options.
  3. Write all text in reverse for proper printing.

What You Need:

  • Styrofoam meat trays
  • A pencil or pen
  • Scissors
  • A Stamp pad
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