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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Do It Yourself Stamp











So I thought i would share how i made the stamps, i used on the aprons and pillows i have made.
I started with a piece of insulation ( my husband brought home from work) but you can get a chunk pretty cheap at a home improvement store as well- I printed up some designs from the computer- and then traced them with pen onto the insulation-and used a razor knife to cut out-
Then stamp away- so cheap and easy- it isn't a perfect design with exact detail but it works for the price and the imperfection of it is also what makes the rustic look.
P.S. happy cinco de mayo!!!

8 comments:

  1. This is great! what an awesome way to use"unthinkable" material! Too Cute!!

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  2. thanks for the tip..my hubby might have some of that..looks like hvac stuff he has..lol

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  3. Those are great. I like that they aren't perfect.

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  4. You are one smart cookie:) I so wish I could come and visit your store, although I would have to drive because I would buy so much I wouldn't be able to fly. Maybe someday.

    xo
    LeAnn

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  5. This is an excellent idea, Karryann!! I never would have thought of it on my own!! The crown stamp is so cute and so popular right now!! Great thinking!

    I had a little time to read through your fabulous blog! I adore that dog bed and personally know two little hounds that would claim it as their own! ;-D. It's a really neat idea and shows off your talent! Can't wait to come back and see more. Thanks for popping over to my place!

    xoxo
    Janie

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  6. What a creative idea. I like them. Your blog looks really great. Thanks for sharing ideas with us.

    Blessings,Brook

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  7. You are so creative. They look great!
    I think the doggie bed is awesome. My "boys" are too fussy and only sleep in my bed. LOL!
    Warmly,
    Deb :)

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  8. This is super pretty!!!
    I love all you make. The pet bed is to die for.
    Following you back :)
    Gros bisous
    Frenchy

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