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How To Make Your Own Foam Stamps

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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.

     

Tips:

  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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