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Custom stamp carving

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Combine the ingenious technique of making your own stamps with beautiful embossing powders to create festive metallic effects that will certainly sparkle!
Using just a pack of rubbers and a craft knife, you too can add this skill to your never-ending repertoire. Hannah Read-Baldrey has designed hers using holly leaves, berries and a mistletoe branch but you can fashion yours in any shapes you fancy!

Custom stamp carving

YOU WILL NEED:
Helix economy rubber, 3cm x 5.5cm x 4cm
Stamps, alphabet
Ink pad, clear embossing
Embossing pen, clear
Embossing powders
Anti-static powder
Heat gun

METHOD:
To make the stamps, draw out your design onto a rubber using a permanent marker; these envelopes are made with holly leaves, berries and a mistletoe branch. Using a craft knife, carefully cut around the foliage shapes from the top to the bottom of the rubber. As the stamps are quite fine, mount them on top of strong card. Cut the card just big enough to cover the stamp and glue it to the back. Allow to dry fully before using.

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You will need:
Craft essentials
Dovecraft Little Red Robin paper pad
Mini tartan bows,
Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornament dies
JustRite Merry & Bright co-coordinating stamps
Vellum
Embossing ink
Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold embossing powder
Sentiment stamp
Scalloped edge punch
Circle dies

Method:

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